The First Peoples Policy Forum brings Indigenous Peoples, academics, policy-makers, and urban Indigenous leaders to explore some of the most pressing issues facing Indigenous communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. Overall objectives include raising public awareness about the issues that matter to Indigenous people and providing advice to the government based on community-driven policy solutions.
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.
Events and activities celebrate a month of kindness and compassion in November, encompassing World Kindness Day on November 13 and World Compassion Day on November 28.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 at 6.30 pm at the Benevolent Irish Society at 30 Harvey Road.
On Saturday September 24 to watch the Irish documentary:
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.
What does Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT)
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, starting with 15 mins. per day • At-home practices to shift your learning into long-term habits •
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.
BeCompassionateNL held our first annual Peace Day Walk on September 26, 2021 to encourage healing for ourselves and our communities.