February 13, 2021
Have you ever pondered the size of an oak tree when holding an acorn in your hand? Or seen God as a comforting mother? If so, Julian of Norwich may be the 14th century spiritual guide for you. If not, she may simply surprise you with hope and gladness in this time of pandemic isolation.
In 1373, at the age of 30, Julian had a near-death experience which revealed to her the unified field of divine love. More than a decade later, she took the radical step of becoming an anchoress, attached to the Church of St. Julian in Norwich. There she spent the next 30 years pondering, praying and writing her interpretation of those visions.
As the Plague ravaged England and heretics were burned at the stake, Julian saw the wholeness of God beyond the contemporary chaos around her. In the face of desolation and destruction, she could still affirm, “All shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well.”
On this retreat, we will let Julian’s life and writings be our guide to reflect on our own lives and beliefs.
Leader: Marjory Zoet Bankson, Church of the Saviour Council Chair, Steward of Seekers Church and seasoned spiritual guide.
• Date: Saturday, February 13, 2021
• Time: 10am-4pm Eastern Time
• Location: Zoom (a link will be sent out once we receive your registration and payment)
• Fee: $50 suggested; pay what you are able
• Registration: email Nat Reid at: email@example.com to register and get information on how to pay. Space is limited so register soon!
Zoom retreats are online silent retreats. They usually consist of an opening session with a reflection by the leader, an optional midday session, and a closing session. A Zoom link will be sent to you when you register for the retreat.