News & Events

November 19th 2022

KINDNESS & COMPASSION MONTH

The School for Contemplative Living is a "school without walls" reaching beyond traditional boundaries to teach and share the practices of meditation, centering prayer, mindfulness, compassion, and the contemplative life for those seeking a community of faith, hope, love, and peace open to all.

You Are Invited to a Global Day of Prayer for Peace
Some will gather in person, and all may connect online via zoom, for this day of prayer, contemplation, and meditation for peace on earth, in our cities, and in our hearts.
Registration is free.
Donations are welcomed.

November 2022

KINDNESS & COMPASSION MONTH

Events and activities celebrating a whole month of kindness and compassion in November, and encompassing World Kindness Day on November 13 and World Compassion Day on November 28.

November 2022

Meditation

30 Mins for Peace in the morning

Dear Friends,
I have decided to open the Be Compassionate NL Zoom room from 08.15- 08.45 AM NLT daily to meditate and pray for peace. This is open to anyone who wishes to set their intention on peace. We welcome people who like to chant, create art or crafts, dance, journal, read or write, make music, sing, and enjoy nature. We will meditate. all are welcome and setting our intention on peace.
Blessings Frances

November 14 - 20 th 2022

The Challenge TO Democracy

The Challenge TO Democracy: The Challenge OF Democracy (John Main Seminar 2022 – Online Version)
Democracy is too important to leave just to politicians. This seminar, led by Herman Van Rompuy, takes place in a responsive conversation with other meditators representing different ages and cultures in our community.

Seminar Link

November 13 - 16th 2022

Global Joy Summit

Introduce yourself to the Global Community and watch Summit Previews below! Let us know where you’re tuning in from and what brings you Joy.

Introduce Yourself!
Summit Sessions:
Day 1: Mission: Joy Global Community Watch Party
Day 2: The Inseparability of Joy and Sorrow
Day 3: Joy is an Inside (our) Job
Day 4: Interconnection & Ubuntu

November 12th 2022

Charter for Compassion Global Gala

We want to invite you to the Charter for Compassion’s “Architects of Justice” Global Gala.
Taking place on November 12 at 7.30 am and 4.30 pm Pacific Time.

Buy your tickets today!
Enjoy inspiring messages, music performances, and watch the Humanitarian Award ceremony with 4 remarkable recipients.

October 25th 2022

Andrew Safer : Exploring the Impact of Mindfulness and Suicide Prevention

Interview on Suicide Prevention Through Mindfulness Training on Tuesday from 12:30 to 1:30 pm (NL time).

The interviewer will be Seana Jewer, who oversees the Roots of Hope suicide prevention initiative in Nova Scotia. There is no cost. https://mentalhealthcommission.ca/roots-hope

Often we see suicide prevention through a psychological lens - but what about the emotional, spiritual, and physical parts of our health?

Roots of Hope NS is hosting a conversation with Andrew Safer who will share how the impact of a mindfulness program on suicidal thoughts was evaluated.

Join us!


#mindfulness #suicideprevention #evaluation
Roots of Hope Project La Ronge and area
The focus will be on the pilot, “Suicide Prevention Through Mindfulness Training”, which we conducted in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association-NL here in St. John’s in Spring 2021.

Andrew Safer

September 24th 2022

The Camino Voyage

The Camino Voyage

Join us at 6.30 pm at the Benevolent Irish Society at 30 Harvey Road.
On Saturday September 24 to watch the Irish documentary:

The Camino Voyage.
Entrance is free. Donations to any charity of your choice including the Benevolent Irish Society will be gratefully accepted.
Donations to Be CompassionateNl.inc will also be gratefully accepted the later are not tax deductible.

April 2022

Meditation

30 Mins for Peace in the morning

Dear Friends,
I have decided to open the Be Compassionate NL Zoom room from 07.00- 07.30 AM NLT daily to meditate and pray for peace. This is open to anyone who wishes to set their intention on peace. We welcome people who like to chant, create art or crafts, dance, journal, read or write, make music, sing, and enjoy nature. We will meditate. all are welcome and setting our intention on peace.
Blessings Frances

April 2022

Compassion Cultivation Training

What does Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) look like?
CCT is an 8-week course, including: • Weekly 2-hour class, with lectures, discussions & in-class interactive exercises • Daily meditation practices that progress from week to week, staring with 15 mins. per day • At home practices to shift your learning into long-term habits • Some classes will be video-taped for teaching and learning purposes.

November 2021

KINDNESS & COMPASSION MONTH

Events and activities celebrating a whole month of kindness and compassion in November, and encompassing World Kindness Day on November 13 and World Compassion Day on November 28.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2021

Annual Peace Joy & Interconnection Walk/Run

BeCompassionateNL held our first annual Peace Day Walk on September 26, 2021 to encourage healing for ourselves and our communities.

Register now for the Compassion Cultivation Training 8-week course!

Check out the interview with JACK CANFIELD!