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Cynthia Bourgeault Keynote Speaker at Centering Prayer Summit

Cynthia Bourgeault along with Ted Jones will provide the keynote address on “The Evolving Consciousness of Thomas Keating” Join this 2-day Virtual Summit to learn and practice with Centering Prayer leaders from around the world: January 15-16, 2022 Keynote address: Sunday, January 16th, 2:00-3:30pm EST Hosted by Keith Kristich of Closer Than Breath SUMMIT REGISTRATION […]

Online Solstice Event: There is a Luminous Darkness with Beth O’Neil and Susan Cooper

There is a Luminous Darkness Online Wisdom Solstice Event “The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5) “There is a luminous darkness”  the kind that Mary waited and pondered in. Join event facilitators Susan Cooper in the North and Beth O'Neil in the South for Practice             Presence              […]

Enneagram Global Summit with Cynthia Bourgeault Presenting Dec. 6

CYNTHIA BOURGEAULT will once again be presenting at the ENNEAGRAM GLOBAL SUMMIT  A FREE ONLINE EVENT DEC 6 – 10, 2021 Each Enneagram Global Summit session is a journey — exploring the wounds and growth edges of each type, and offering invitations for wholeness and integration as we embrace the qualities of all nine points […]

Seeds in the Ground: An Experiential Introduction to Christian Wisdom

Join this 6-week introductory course on Christian Wisdom, co-facilitated by Benjamin Thomas and Jonathan Steele. Through the modalities of teaching, spiritual practice, and group engagement, Benjamin and Jonathan will co-create a container for Wisdom exploring six living themes of the Western Contemplative path.

Mystery of Death: An Online Retreat via Zoom with Cynthia Bourgeault at Mepkin Abbey

In this teaching retreat based on the recently republished mystical classic by Hungarian-born Jesuit Ladisalus Boros, we will be exploring the moment of death from both a personal and a christological perspective. Following Boros’ lead, we will attempt to live our way into his challenging insight (received through mystical revelation) that “Death gives man the […]

Group Spiritual Companioning in the Wisdom Community

There is a hunger for spiritual witness and integration as we travel the Wisdom path in community. We as Wisdom leaders are exploring ways we can support “living the work”, grounding in practice and integrating the rich teachings from Cynthia and others into our lives. We offer ourselves as companions with those who desire to […]

Online Book Circle: Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening

Join us August 17 - November 16 for our online 4-month Tuesday Wisdom Practice Book Circle. We will cultivate a Wisdom way of knowing through the study of Cynthia's Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening.

Deepening Wisdom through Desert and Forest: A Virtual Wisdom Program

Through weekly recordings and optional Friday Zoom groups, this program will run from late Summer, 2021, until just before Thanksgiving, 2021. By journeying through desert and forest, the Wisdom transformation can be deepened and Wisdom can be further integrated. This program will conclude with an introduction to Wisdom Mentoring. Over the past years I have […]

The Divine Exchange

Cynthia Bourgeault is a long-time student of the Christian contemplative and Wisdom paths and is a core faculty member of the CAC and Living School. Christian Wisdom teachings have existed since the earliest days of Christianity; Cynthia teaches from that ancient perspective in ways that suit today’s world. Join Cynthia as she leads you on […]


Teilhard de Chardin: The Sphere of the Person

Cynthia Bourgeault will reflect on Teilhard’s experience of Christ as person and what this meant to his understanding of an evolutionary process that draws us with hope into the future.


Wisdom of the Spheres

Whether we speak of the Gurdjieffian atmosphere, the Gebserian aperspectival, the aura or simply the energy field around us, directly felt experience for the spherical can powerfully shift our awareness of ourselves in the world. Drawing on physically grounded awareness practices from the millenia old Taoist tradition (known primarily through tai chi and qigong) in […]

Grief Circle/Vigil of Remembrance

In light of our ongoing need to tend our grief and welcome others’ grief in these times, we offer these circles once a month. May these circles provide a place for us to hold all the forms that grief may take — personal loss of all types, planetary suffering, the deep pain of racist oppression, […]

The Wisdom Jesus Retreat

This Wisdom Retreat offers both teaching and practices on the content and themes of The Wisdom Jesus, as we travel together during these 50 thin days between Easter and Pentecost. In her book Cynthia Bourgeault describes Jesus as: “First and foremost a wisdom teacher, a person who clearly emerges out of and works within an […]

Wisdom Infused Poetry: The Gathering

Sharing our curiosity and spiritual wisdom...May we find shelter as we chant the vibrations of the universe, listen to the words of the poetic universe and discuss the calling of our universal heart! Join Kristy Christian and Linda Klopp the fourth Sunday of every month. *** RSVP cyklopps@rcn.com *** Zoom Information: Meeting ID: 824 9669 […]

Wisdom Informed Anti-Racism Practice Circle

This monthly gathering is for those grounded in the Wisdom lineage and practices in which we seek to know God and our world with more of ourselves through the three centers of our heart, mind, and body. This experiential gathering is designed to expand our capacity to be awake to racism in ourselves and systems of […]

Wisdom Waypoints Book Discussion Zoom Group

Wisdom Way of Knowing: Reclaiming an Ancient Tradition to Awaken the Heart by Cynthia Bourgeault (2003) Once a month starting in 2020 ~ January through June Note: this class is now full. Please stay tuned for upcoming Northeast Wisdom online groups to be announced! The Wisdom way of knowing is about using our whole being […]