WELCOME VIDEO AND PROGRAMS

Welcome Video
We are living in a chaotic time. The Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue (ICCD) understands this chaos within an evolutionary context. Change has brought us to where we are and a new consciousness
must move us forward. 

ICCD’s vision Click believes in the transformative power of contemplative prayer and engaging this historical moment through communal contemplation and dialogue.

Watch the 3 minute video and
learn more about our work.

Enter the Chaos: Engage the Differences to Make a Differences
Rockhaven Ecozoic Center New Awakenings and Mercy Conference and Retreat Center are sponsoring an in-person opportunity for people to experience this event.
July 10-13, 2022
Beginning at 2:00 PM on Sunday and Concluding at 11:00 AM on Wednesday

Click HERE for more information and to register

Enter the Chaos: Engage the Differences to Make a Difference
On Zoom December 2-4, 2022
Daily from 11:-5:00 ET
Click HERE for more information

ICCDALive!
The next Zoom Presentation will be in September 2022

ARTICLES

Transformative Power of Contemplation
The Call to be a Mystic

How can we be so uncaring and violent?
Why do we feel so impotent and powerless?
We are at a critical point.  We need to see more clearly

Impasse-Chaos
Cosmology and Christianity

When presented with two options, always chose the third.

Dialogue – Encountering – Differences
Dialogue and Mom’s Hash
The frame of the conversation is large enough to have space for differences, for both/ands, for polarities and for paradox.

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Consciousness Developing
Consciousness
Why Spiral Dynamics?
It is now the human, our internal experience,
our perception, our knowledge,
our religious experience,
our awareness, or consciousness that is the guiding force of the planet.

Contemplative Sitting Network
Join Us to Pray
CSN Reflection 

New to Contemplation...Begin HERE

Reflect on your faith journey as
 you listen to Nancy’s Sylvester’s Journey:
(1) What Drew you to Contemplation?
(2) What Drew you to Contemplation? 

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Continue to reflect on you faith journey as you listen to Nancy discuss transformation:
(3) Transformation
(4) Transformation 

Resources
To purchase a copy of 
Crucible For Change
To read it click HERE

Desire, Darkness, and Hope: Theology in a Time of Impasse: Engaging the Thought of Constance FitzGerald, OCD
Book Review by Nancy Sylvester, IHM
 
Edited by Laurie Cassidy
and M. Shawn Copeland
480 pages; Liturgical Press $44.95
 

“What if, by chance, our time in evolution is a dark-night time — a time of crisis and transition that must be understood if it is to be part of learning a new vision and harmony for the human species and the planet?… For a new consciousness and harmony?”

For Full Article 

 
 

Upcoming Events

Current Publications

For ALUMS of Enter the Chaos
ZOOM calls March-November, 2022
Wednesday, July 6 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (ET)
Monday, September 12 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (ET)
Tuesday, November 15 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (ET)

Enter the Chaos: Engage the Differences to Make a Difference
December 2-4, 2022
Daily on Zoom 11:00 AM-5:00 PM ET
For more information click HERE.


RESPONDING TO THE POLARITIES OF OUR TIME FROM A CONTEMPLATIVE HEART
  (click on the title to read)   is my latest article published in Human Development.

Human Development magazine is a quarterly publication for people involved in the work of fostering the human and spiritual growth of others. This includes persons involved in religious leadership and formation, spiritual direction, pastoral care, education, counseling, health care, and those interested in the development of the whole person.

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