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    • 05 Sep 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Habitat Spirituality Center, 2 Minona Street, Hawthorn VIC

    The Women's Dream Quest has been a beloved tradition at San Francisco's Grace Cathedral. In this first Quest in Australia, women are invited to Dream for the Earth


    We will gather with song, ritual, dance and psycho spiritual exercises to get in touch with our own dreams and to experience the support and inspiration of a sacred circle of women.  


    In large and small group activities, we will contemplate what it means to be a wise woman at this time in history and how we might use our wisdom to dream a bright future for our beloved planet.  In individual labyrinth walks, art and healing practices, we will hone our individual visions and invite 

    new callings.


    Early bird price of $125 expires midnight on 25 July 

    Standard price is $145.


    Register by clicking here.


    Queries: 

    Angela Mackenzie 

    0410-288-933

    • 08 Sep 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Online



    Going Deeper into the Labyrinth


    In addition to the beautiful path of peace, prayer and pilgrimage, Eve sees the labyrinth as a blueprint of us as human beings. We all have a sacred soul center surrounded by the seeming chaos of the twists and turns of the ego mind. The labyrinth is the perfect place to practice what she calls Six Essential Life Skills for recalibrating with our souls, and thus finding SOUL-utions to life's challenges.


    For almost 20 years, Eve has led monthly full moon labyrinth walks on Maui. She performs labyrinth weddings, utilizes the labyrinth with retreat groups, leads labyrinth walks with teens in a conference setting and has two labyrinths open to the public daily. She is the author of "Way of the Winding Path: A Map for the Labyrinth of Life" and facilitates the labyrinth for creating healthier relationships—with others, ourselves and with Spirit.


    Eve Hogan
    Inspirational Speaker, Author, Relationship Specialist
    JUST RELEASED! The EROS Equation: A SOUL-ution for Relationships
    Blogger for Spirituality and Health Magazine
    Proprietor of The Sacred Garden on Maui, the non-profit Divine Nature Alliance, Heart Path Journeys—Maui Retreats, and co-owner of Makena Coast Dive Charters

     

     



    • 13 Sep 2015
    • (EDT)
    • 19 Sep 2015 (EDT)
    • Mavillette, Nova Scotia
    Like a River Flows: The Way of Creative Expression

    Using a line from a John O'Donohue poem, Kay leads you into the realm of unfolding the "aha!" surprise of the creative process.

    The labyrinth provides a place for being open to re-igniting your creative self or that of your community.

    For information go to: http://www.pathadventures.com/workshops/

    For questions or registration, please contact Grace Amirault at grace@pathadventures.com .
    • 19 Sep 2015
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 20 Sep 2015
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Learn to offer the labyrinth experience to others in this professional, in-depth, two day training.


    Please note: prior attendance at a Veriditas qualifying workshop is required. 



    Interested in having Kay Mutert lead a workshop and Facilitator Training in your area? Download her speakers packet here.


    • 24 Sep 2015
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Earthrise Retreat Center, 101 San Antonio Road, Petaluma, CA 94952
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    Veriditas, in partnership with EarthRise Retreat Center, will be offering a monthly  Labyrinth Walk on the 4th Thursday of each month (April - September).  There is no cost for this hour-long event, but donations are gratefully accepted. First time walkers are welcome.


    Dates for this year's walks on the 4th Thursday of the month April through September are 4/23, 5/21*, 6/18*, 7/23, 8/27, 9/24 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.  Each walk will be led by a Veriditas Trained Facilitator.  Though there is no cost, pre-registration online is required.


    We hope you will join us!


    *These dates are on the 3rd Thursday of the month due to private events at EarthRise on the 4th Thursday of May and June.


       **We've changed our format from full moon walks to the 4th Thursday to accommodate scheduling considerations. We've also established a minimum of 6 registrants by 24 hours prior to each walk due to the resources needed. If there are less than 6 registrants 24 hours prior to the walk, we will notify any registrants of it's cancellation.

    • 13 Oct 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Online
    SAVE THE DATE. Description Coming Soon.

    • 18 Oct 2015
    • 4:30 PM (UTC-04:00)
    • 21 Oct 2015
    • 12:00 PM (UTC-04:00)
    • Waycross Conference Center, 7363 Bear Creek Road, Morgantown, Indiana

    OPEN ONLY TO CERTIFIED FACILITATORS




    Advanced Training is an advanced leadership and skill-building workshop for Veriditas Facilitators with at least one year of experience facilitating labyrinth activities.

    If you are a Certified Facilitator, you are on a select list for this invitation to attend the Veriditas Advanced Training. You have been certified, and we hope you have continued to work with the labyrinth over time. We deeply appreciate your work.

    One of our goals is to bring community around your work. Over the years facilitators have requested further training. We have responded by developing the Advanced Facilitator Training that covers:
    • The Art of Story Telling
    • Handling Media wisely
    • Enhancing Small Group Process Skills
    • Video taping your presentations for feedback
    • And much more.

    For more information, and to apply, click here.

    Please note that you will need to be signed into our website to view the information since it only appears to trained facilitators.



    • 29 Oct 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 5501 Main St., Houston, Texas

    Veriditas Master Teacher the Reverend Dr. Kay Mutert returns to the Houston area offering a public lecture, followed by a workshop, and a Veriditas Facilitator Training.


    Registration is requested for the dinner and/or child care.


    Cost:  $5.00 for dinner (payable at the door); lecture is free


    Click here to register




    Naples is located 36 miles southeast of Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Ft. Myers. It is serviced by Delta, US Airways, American, Southwest, United, Jet Blue and Air Tran as well as Frontier, Sun Country, Spirit and Silver Airways. A taxi from the airport to the hotels listed below should run about $50.

    Here are the accommodations that are recommended:

    Staybridge Suites (Located less than 1 mile from NUCC)
    4805 Tamiami Trail N
    Naples, FL 34013
    800-225-1237
    239-643-8002

    Hawthorne Suites (Wyndham Hotel) (4 miles East of NUCC)
    3557 Pine Ridge Road
    Naples, FL 34109
    888-293-3136
    239-593-1300
    Naples is located 36 miles southeast of Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Ft. Myers. It is serviced by Delta, US Airways, American, Southwest, United, Jet Blue and Air Tran as well as Frontier, Sun Country, Spirit and Silver Airways. A taxi from the airport to the hotels listed below should run about $50.

    Here are the accommodations that are recommended:

    Staybridge Suites (Located less than 1 mile from NUCC)
    4805 Tamiami Trail N
    Naples, FL 34013
    800-225-1237
    239-643-8002

    Hawthorne Suites (Wyndham Hotel) (4 miles East of NUCC)
    3557 Pine Ridge Road
    Naples, FL 34109
    888-293-3136
    239-593-1300

    • 30 Oct 2015
    • 7:00 PM
    • 31 Oct 2015
    • 11:00 AM
    • Grace Cathedral, San Francisco


    The Women’s Dream Quest offers women the rare opportunity to spend the night in the sacred space of Grace Cathedral.

    Join us at the moment of the year when the veils are thin and the ancestors near as we contemplate the Great Mystery at the heart of all the spiritual traditions. We will form the sacred circle, dance through the veils, walk the labyrinth, and deepen our dreaming of the Mystery.

    Come, wake up with us in Grace!
    • 31 Oct 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (CDT)
    • St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 5501 Main St., Houston, Texas

    This particular weekend is a transitional time in the calendar recognized throughout many traditions. It is a significant weekend to come together, taking our place as a part of the generations gone before in the great celebration of saints, and looking to our place in the transitions of life into the future.  It is a time of honoring the Christian practice of All-Saints Day, the Hispanic community's traditional Day of the Dead, the Celtic tradition's time of Samhain, and the need for all to remember and renew.  The weekend events will include a Thursday lecture on the history of the labyrinth, a Saturday workshop, and a Sunday evensong and candlelight labyrinth walk.


    The Saturday workshop focuses on the theme of compassion, memory, love and healing.The labyrinth offers a space to acknowledge our place in our generational life journey. As we take our place in the deep historical labyrinth presence on this earth, we join the many for whom walking the labyrinth offers a place for healing, hope, connection and vision. The Saturday workshop will include a labyrinth walk, art expression, and reflection time.


    Click here to register




    Naples is located 36 miles southeast of Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Ft. Myers. It is serviced by Delta, US Airways, American, Southwest, United, Jet Blue and Air Tran as well as Frontier, Sun Country, Spirit and Silver Airways. A taxi from the airport to the hotels listed below should run about $50.

    Here are the accommodations that are recommended:

    Staybridge Suites (Located less than 1 mile from NUCC)
    4805 Tamiami Trail N
    Naples, FL 34013
    800-225-1237
    239-643-8002

    Hawthorne Suites (Wyndham Hotel) (4 miles East of NUCC)
    3557 Pine Ridge Road
    Naples, FL 34109
    888-293-3136
    239-593-1300
    Naples is located 36 miles southeast of Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Ft. Myers. It is serviced by Delta, US Airways, American, Southwest, United, Jet Blue and Air Tran as well as Frontier, Sun Country, Spirit and Silver Airways. A taxi from the airport to the hotels listed below should run about $50.

    Here are the accommodations that are recommended:

    Staybridge Suites (Located less than 1 mile from NUCC)
    4805 Tamiami Trail N
    Naples, FL 34013
    800-225-1237
    239-643-8002

    Hawthorne Suites (Wyndham Hotel) (4 miles East of NUCC)
    3557 Pine Ridge Road
    Naples, FL 34109
    888-293-3136
    239-593-1300

    • 02 Nov 2015
    • 9:00 AM (CST)
    • 03 Nov 2015
    • 5:00 PM (CST)
    • St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 5501 Main St. Houston, Texas

    Learn to offer the labyrinth experience to others in this professional, in-depth, two day training.


    Please note: prior attendance at a Veriditas qualifying workshop is required. 



    Interested in having Kay Mutert lead a workshop and Facilitator Training in your area? Download her speakers packet here.


    • 08 Dec 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PST)
    • Online
    SAVE THE DATE. Description Coming Soon.

    • 06 Mar 2016
    • 4:00 PM
    • 12 Mar 2016
    • 9:00 PM
    • Alla Arriba Retreat Center, La Falda, Argentina
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    Come join us for a 7 day pilgrimage in beautiful La Falda, Argentina, home of the first Legacy Labyrinth.  We will create a sacred circle to hold our dreams, visions and inner explorations.   After mornings of meditation, yoga and circle, we will spend the afternoons exploring the beauty of the  multi layered Argentine culture.  We will begin our journey with a Temescal, a Andean version of the sweat lodge and prepare ourselves to journey up Uritorco, a mountain sacred to the indigenous people of the region.  We will also sample Tango and the amenities of the beautiful retreat center, Alla Arribe.   On Saturday, we will join with local women in a day long Women's Dream Quest.


    This pilgrimage is offered by Judith Tripp, MA, MFT, transpersonal psychotherapist, certified Veriditas labyrinth facilitator, musician and retreat leader.  She is a member of the Veriditas faculty, leader of the Women's Dream Quest and offers Pilgrimages to Avalon.  She has brought her work on the Sacred Feminine  to venues all around the world.  


    Judith was part of the Veriditas crew who built the La Falda labyrinth in the town square  a short walk from the retreat center.  She fell in love with the town, the staff of Alla Arribe and the beauty of the culture .  She was moved to create pilgrimage like the ones she offers each year in England.  

     

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    Discover Alla Arriba
    Open since 2009, Alla Arriba may be one of the best-kept secrets in Argentina. It is located in the charming village of La Falda, outside of Cordoba, the second largest city in Argentina.
    It is a unique and surprisingly affordable educational retreat center designed specifically to meet the needs of workshop leaders and their participants.


    Infused with the warmth of the Argentinean culture, the center provides a sense of calm and community for guests, often hosting just one group at a time so participants quickly feel relaxed and at home in a destination a world away.


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    Registration is $2199 (all inclusive once you arrive at the airport in Cordoba, Argentina on Sunday - includes 6 nights of lodging in a single room, Dinner on Sunday, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday-Friday, and breakfast on Saturday.  Ground transportation to and from the Corboda, Argentina airport to the Alla Arriba Retreat Center.  Termazcal Ceremony,  Argentian Asado, local live music, as well as other local adventures. Labyrinth walking.)  Various body work sessions available for additional cost. 
    • 13 Mar 2016
    • 4:00 PM
    • 19 Mar 2016
    • 12:00 PM
    • Alla Arriba Retreat Center, La Falda, Argentina
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    In a little town called La Falda, Argentina, there is retreat center called Alla Arriba dedicated to supporting people seeking to know the truth of their personal and spiritual path. Veriditas first came to know of La Falda when we were invited to come build a Legacy Labyrinth in the town square.  This extraordinary experience opened up a new connection for Veriditas and a very special place for gatherings and retreats.


    In March of 2015, a men’s retreat will be held for 10 men to explore making the last half of their lives meaningful and filled with purpose. Using the labyrinth as a template for our work, men will have a chance to talk about what life has meant, how meaning has changed with time and when looking ahead how to define and take charge of our path for the second half of life.


    The experience will include discussion with one another of what life has been up to this time. We will explore what it means to construct new directions based on the wisdom our years have  taught us. These explorations will be personal and interpersonal, and we will use reading materials to stimulate thought.  We will walk the labyrinth at the Retreat Center as well as the one built in the town square. There will be time to hike and explore the land. There will be opportunities to participate in a Temazcal Ceremony (the Argentine equivalent to a sweat lodge).  We will also be treated to a classic Argentine Asado (a very wonderful Argentine Barbeque) and be entertained with live authentic music of the culture.  Massage and other body work will be available for an additional cost. 


    Led by seasoned therapist and Veriditas trained labyrinth facilitator, Milton Woolley, MFT, the retreat is designed as one of self-discovery and self-exploration in a unique and beautiful place in the “skirt” of the Andes.


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    Milton Woolley, Marriage, Family Therapist has been working with youth, couples and individuals for 40 years. He has directed a youthful offender’s diversion clinic for 8 years in the beginning of his career and been in private practice for 32 years a good portion of which was dedicated to work with men’s issues. As he approaches his 71st year of life he has developed a keen interest in the lack of meaningful rites of passage for men over 50 years of age in our culture. There is a deep need to define purpose, forms of creativity and meaning in these later years.

    (For more information about Milton Woolley visit: chinnstreetcounseling.com)
     
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    Discover Alla Arriba
    Open since 2009, Alla Arriba may be one of the best-kept secrets in Argentina. It is located in the charming village of La Falda, outside of Cordoba, the second largest city in Argentina.
    It is a unique and surprisingly affordable educational retreat center designed specifically to meet the needs of workshop leaders and their participants.


    Infused with the warmth of the Argentinean culture, the center provides a sense of calm and community for guests, often hosting just one group at a time so participants quickly feel relaxed and at home in a destination a world away.


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    Registration is $2199 (all inclusive once you arrive at the airport in Cordoba, Argentina on Sunday - includes 6 nights of lodging in a single room, Dinner on Sunday, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday-Friday, and breakfast on Saturday.  Ground transportation to and from the Corboda, Argentina airport to the Alla Arriba Retreat Center.  Termazcal Ceremony,  Argentian Asado, local live music, as well as other local adventures. Labyrinth walking.)  Various body work sessions available for additional cost. 
    • 29 May 2016
    • 4:00 PM (UTC+02:00)
    • 02 Jun 2016
    • 10:00 PM (UTC+02:00)
    • Chartres, France
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    A Walking a Sacred Path Pilgrimage with renowned author of "The Art of Pilgrimage" Phil Cousineau


    It is not just wandering, it’s not just a pilgrimage. It’s the search for meaning itself. Phil will take us on a journey to explore our own search for meaning. Besides being the author of 36 books, Phil is the host of the “Global Spirit” TV series, airing on PBS and national satellite channel Link TV. He will show clips from different Global Spirit programs, as well as from several of his other films, every day as the basis of a rich exploration of the meaning we create in our lives. 

    Our time in this Veriditas Walking A Sacred Path Pilgrimage (hosted by Lauren Artress) starts with an opening reception on Sunday, followed by seminar time with Phil Monday through Thursday mornings. There is also time daily for small group break out sessions to process the experience with each other. Mid-day rest time is followed by tours of the Cathedral and the Crypt on two afternoons. The week includes a special evening ceremony in the crypt as well as private time with live medieval music in the Cathedral.

    The week includes an orientation to the Chartres Labyrinth by Lauren Artress. Due to the current renovation of Cathedral, it is unclear if we will have access to the stone labyrinth this May.  The construction schedule shifts monthly so it could go either way. In any case, labyrinth walking will be included in the program. In addition, each guest will have unlimited access to labyrinth in the garden of Hotellerie St. Yves which was built by Veriditas in 2010.

    Friday includes an art altar project and a reception and celebratory dinner together.  Also, we are hoping to add additional special surprises, exploring the beauty of the Cathedral in new ways.  Plan to join us for this life changing and transformative experience.


    PHIL COUSINEAU is a freelance writer, documentary filmmaker, independent scholar, worldwide lecturer, storyteller, and creativity consultant. His life-long fascination with the art, literature, and history of culture has taken him on many journeys around the world. He lectures frequently on a wide range of topics--from mythology, film, and writing, to beauty, travel, sports, and creativity. His thirty plus published works include several bestsellers, such as The Art of Pilgrimage, The Hero’s Journey: the Life and Work of Joseph Campbell, Stoking the Creative Fires, and Once and Future Myths. His most recent books include The Art of Travel Journal, The Oldest Story in the World, and Beyond Forgiveness: Reflections on Atonement and Reconciliation, which is now being used to help returning war veterans and prisoners, and Burning the Midnight Oil which was featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition.

    Cousineau also has over twenty documentary film credits including The Hero’s Journey: The Life and Work of Joseph Campbell, Ecological Design, Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey, and Forever Activists: Stories from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, which was nominated, in 1991, for an Academy Award.

    Cousineau grew up just outside of Detroit, once known as the "Paris of the Midwest," where he moonlighted in a steel factory while studying journalism at the University of Detroit. He has been invited to lecture at distinguished venues such as the University of California, Berkeley; Stanford University; Syracuse University, Pacifica Graduate Institute; the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago, the American Film Institute, and the TEDx Conference, in San Jose.

    Since 2009, Cousineau has been the host and cowriter of the much-acclaimed series "Global Spirit," which is currently running on PBS and is presented each week by John Cleese. The journalist Bill Moyers has written, "The discussions on the 'Global Spirit' series are sorely needed in this dispirited and disenchanted world. In many ways it is more important than journalism today." Cousineau is also a guest host on the legendary radio series “New Dimensions Radio,” which is broadcast on over 300 stations across the country.

    He is a Fellow of the Joseph Campbell Foundation, a Board Member of Sacred Sites International, and a member of the Author’s Guild. He lives with his family on Telegraph Hill, in San Francisco.

    June 3: Take advantage of local offerings including a possible Cathedral roof tour, quarry tour, etc. Addtitional fee. Watch for details to come.

    Accommodation:

    Accommodation will be available soon.

    • 04 Jun 2016
    • 10:00 AM (UTC+02:00)
    • 05 Jun 2016
    • 6:00 PM (UTC+02:00)
    • Maison St. Yves, Chartres, France
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    Learn to offer the labyrinth experience to others in this professional, in-depth, two day training.

    Please note: prior attendance at a Veriditas qualifying workshop is required.


    Interested in having Lauren Artress lead a workshop and Facilitator Training in your area? Download her speakers packet here.

    Accommodation:

    Accommodation will be available soon.


    • 07 Oct 2016
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC+01:00)
    • Wakefield Cathedral, Westmoreland Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 1PJ
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    The experience of walking the winding path of a labyrinth offers an integrating way of participating in a journey of step by step trust. The labyrinth awakens the imagination to metaphorically step into the unknown in the company of the Sacred.

    The Workshop will begin at 9.30am with registration and
    finish at 4.00pm.

    Will serve as a qualifying workshop for the Facilitator Training on the following two days (8-9 October 2016).

    Registration Fee
    The registration fee is $135.00 (£88.00) / early bird rate £65.00 before July 1st 2016. This includes lunch and refreshments during the workshop.

    Need more information? Contact Di Williams at diwilliams.labyrinth@gmail.com

    Accommodation is not included.

    To book B&B accommodation near Wakefield Cathedral please click here.

    To download a flyer for this workshop, please click here.

    • 08 Oct 2016
    • 9:30 AM (UTC+01:00)
    • 09 Oct 2016
    • 4:00 PM (UTC+01:00)
    • Wakefield Cathedral, Westmoreland Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 1PJ
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    Learn to offer the labyrinth experience to others in this professional, in-depth, two day training.

    Learn more about becoming a Veriditas Trained Facilitator.
     
    Interested in having Di Williams lead a workshop and Facilitator Training in your area? Download her speakers packet here.

    Accommodation is not included.

    To book B&B accommodation near Wakefield Cathedral
    click here.

    To download a flyer for this Facilitator Training and the pre-qualifying workshop, please click here.

101 San Antonio Road, Petaluma, CA 94952   |   707-283-0373   |   contact@veriditas.org


Veriditas is dedicated to inspiring personal and planetary change and renewal 
through the labyrinth experience.

We accomplish our mission by training and supporting labyrinth facilitators around the world, 
and offering meaningful events that promote further understanding of the labyrinth 
as a tool for personal and community transformation.

Our Vision is that the labyrinth experience guides us in developing 
the higher level of human awareness we need to thrive in the 21st century.


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