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The Beatitudes Center for the Nonviolent Jesus.

A letter from my priest friend peace activist John Dear.   Dear Friends,   I’m excited to announce that today I’m launching a new non-profit organization called “The Beatitudes Center for the Nonviolent Jesus.”     As many of you know, I felt called nearly forty years ago while visiting the Chapel of the Beatitudes and the […]

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Global Online Commemoration of 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima

75th Anniversary Hiroshima Day One-Hour Online Commemoration Calling for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons  AUGUST 6, 2020, 8 P.M. EST/ 5 P.M. PST Hosted by the New Mexico 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima/Nagasaki Committee and Pace e Bene Learn more at: HiroshimaDay75.CampaignNonviolence.org For the last three and a half years, the New Mexico 75th anniversary Committee, with Pace e […]

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“2040 – Join the Regeneration”.

If you can’t talk about dealing with climate change when the country is burning, when can you? The time to talk about it is NOW. The Network of Spiritual Progressives Australia with Queensland branch of the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change is organising a public screening of D. Gameu’s acclaimed brilliant documentary “2040-Join the […]

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Delegations to Iraqi Kurdistan

Come and learn about our partners’ struggle for freedom, for respect for their rights, and for peaceful co-existence between the diverse peoples and communities of Iraqi Kurdistan. Meet human rights defenders, activists for rights of women and minorities, farmers and shepherds who nonviolently resist cross-border bombardments, people displaced by war, and youth dedicated to building […]

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Mental Health Pastoral Care Training Day

A cross-denominational committee of Chaplains and Pastoral Carers has organised a “Mental Health Pastoral Care” training day, and this years event is on Thursday 18th July, in Brisbane. We have been facilitating this training day for about 15 years – it is a fantastic opportunity to network, listen and learn about topics related to Pastoral […]

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Blessed Beatitude Community Workshop

 

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Plan Be Lenten Reflections

St John’s Anglican Cathedral, along with a number of other parishes, have decided to use Plan Be for their Lenten Reflections this year. You can join in 5pm-7pm Friday nights at Newstead Brewery Milton, Brisbane. Starting 15 March.

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RECONCILE

SPECIAL EARLY BIRD OFFER Register on or before January 4 to receive a $15 discount to RECONCILE, as well as two free books: Water at the Roots: Poems and Insights of a Visionary Farmer Broken but Blessed: Journeying from Pain to Peace with Unlikely Guides Both books are kindly provided by our amazing friends at the Bruderhof […]

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The Prophetic Jewish, Interfaith & Secular Voice to Heal and Transform the World

Tikkun Mission Statement. Tikkun uplifts Jewish, interfaith, and secular prophetic voices of hope that contribute to universal liberation. A catalyst for long-term social change we empower people and communities to heal the world by embracing revolutionary love, compassion, and empathy. We promote a caring society that protects the life support system of the planet and celebrates […]

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Join Our Community Course in December For Ten Days

  We have been hosting a community course for the last 30 years. We don’t know how much longer we will be able to continue to host it. So if you don’t want to miss out on this special opportunity, talk to your friends, get a group together, and make sure you register now. The course to […]

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“How do you maintain hope in a despairing world?”

An invite to our next Project Hope meeting this Saturday morning. We’ll explore the topic “How do you maintain hope in a despairing world?” The conversation will be led by three older people who have been exploring ways to respond to that question for many years: Charles Ringma will bring an international perspective from his […]

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Finding Common Ground

Are you disheartened by the increasing division showing up around the world? Are you concerned for our future — and for the future of generations to come? As troubling and overwhelming as the events filling our news feeds are, as a human race, we actually have within us what it takes to transform our world… […]

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