Event: Online Zoom Forum: An Evening with Fr Laurence Freeman.
Facilitator: Fr Laurence Freeman.
Date: Thursday 9 December 2021.
Time: Talk: 6.30pm-8.30pm (UK time).
Event Description: Laurence Freeman OSB is a Benedictine monk and the spiritual guide and Director of The World Community for Christian Meditation, an ecumenical contemplative community. Before entering monastic life Laurence Freeman had experience with the United Nations, in banking and in journalism.
An international speaker and retreat leader he is the author of many articles and books including, The Selfless Self, Jesus: The Teacher Within, First Sight: The Experience of Faith and Beauty’s Field.
Fr Freeman has conducted dialogues and peace initiatives such as the historic “Way of Peace” with the Dalai Lama, and is active in inter-religious dialogue with leaders of other faiths. He was awarded the Order of Canada in recognition of his work for dialogue and the promotion of world peace.
He is the Director of Meditatio, the outreach program of the community, which engages with the secular world on the themes of Education, Mental Health, Business, Addiction and Recovery, Interfaith, and the Environment.
He has been teaching an MBA course on Meditation and Leadership, at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, Washington DC, since 2013, as well as the course on Health & Meditation: Healing From the Centre, at the Royal College of Physicians Ireland.
Through The World Community for Christian Meditation community Laurence Freeman continues the work of teaching Christian Meditation and restoring the contemplative as the essential and central dimension of all Christian spirituality.
You can pay by bank transfer (preferred), Paypal, or by cheque. The registration form is only required if paying by cheque.
Account Name: Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality and Peace
Bank Address: Edinburgh Royal Mile Branch
Account Number: 06131159
Sort Code: 802000
IBAN number: GB70 BOFS 8020 0006 1311 59
NB: There will be no refund if you cancel your booking.
If you book and can no longer participate, then you can transfer your booking to someone else only on agreement with the organizer in advance.
NB: Zoom event details will be emailed out to everyone who has booked on Monday 6 December 2021.
Cost: £12/£10 (Concessions)/£3 (Students). For a Registration Form (only required for this paying by cheque):