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  • Tribute for Father Thomas Keating
  • 05/11/2018
  • It is with the deepest appreciation and reverence that we acknowledge the passing of Father Thomas Keating.  Our community would not exist were it not for the world changing vision he fostered.
  • The Coordinating Group of the Contemplative Network Aotearoa
  • 04/11/2018
  • In 2009, after Cynthia Bourgeault’s first visit to New Zealand, a small group made up of Pip Nicholls (Wellington), Kevin Gallagher (Christchurch), Agnes Hermans (Whangarei), and Tony and Bev Silvester-Clark (Auckland) came together with the commitment to support contemplative practice here in Aotearoa.  This group saw the purpose of Contemplative Network Aotearoa as being to offer opportunities for people exploring the Christian contemplative path to learn, grow and be supported on their journey.  We have done this by:
  • Cynthia Bourgeault's 2018 Aotearoa Visit
  • 10/11/2018
  • Cynthia has just left our shores with a hiss and a roar once more. After 60 of us spent a day with her in Wellington, 38 of us had four wonderful days with her at Te Moata Retreat Centre in the Coromandel Peninsula, and 60 of us enjoyed three days with her at Vaughan Park Retreat Centre in Long Bay, Auckland.
  • New Zealand grieves
  • 16/03/2019
  • *He aha te *mea nui* o te ao* What is the most important thing in the world? *He *tangata*, he *tangata*, he *tangata It is the people, it is the people, it is the people.