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SoulWork: The Spirit of Creativity – Pacific Jubilee event

SoulWork: The Spirit of Creativity Bethlehem Retreat Centre, Nanaimo, BC Thursday, April 5 – Sunday, April 8, 2018 “In the beginning, God created …”  So begins the great epic of the universe as described in Judeo-Christian writings. Creativity is woven into the very nature of God. As human beings, created in God’s image, we share […]

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Engaging the Enneagram – offered at SDI 2018 Conference

Engaging the Enneagram Not stopping at typology – going and growing beyond it Thursday, April 26, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For many years the Canadian Jubilee spiritual direction training programs have utilized the transformative wisdom inherent in the Enneagram. We have learned that change is not possible if we only study the 9 […]

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Don Grayston Remembered

By Lois Huey-Heck – It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Don Grayston (August 31, 1939 – October 23, 2017). Don was an astounding human being. He had a deep love for humanity which showed itself through the interest he took in every single person he met. His long-time friend and […]

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Ontario Jubilee Winter Events

Alumni Retreat/Taste of Jubilee/Silent Retreat JOURNEY OF TRANSFORMATION Jubilee Alumni Retreat January 27 – 28, 2018 (Sat 10:00 am to Sunday 3:00 pm)  at Five Oaks Education & Retreat Centre All alumni and current students welcome! An awesome “Jubilee” retreat is being planned just for you. It will be an embodied experiential journey with opportunity for […]

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Getting Off the Main Road

By Julie Elliot – I was a bit nervous to go off the main road. Was it private property? Would I get into trouble for trespassing? At the same time, I felt compelled to follow this mysterious trail that had appeared out of nowhere. I’ve had a reoccurring dream for as long as I can […]

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Transformations through the Pacific Jubilee Program

By Emily Cherneski – I’ve always loved butterflies. A butterfly’s transformation happens when it emerges from the chrysalis, a once in a lifetime occurrence. We, on the other hand, can be transformed and emerge from many different chrysalises at different times. A number of my transformations occurred during the Pacific Jubilee Program and continue as […]

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Ontario Jubilee Accepting Registration for 2018 Program

Now accepting applications for Phase 1  The Certificate Program Ontario Jubilee offers a two-year certificate program of practical learning in spiritual growth, soul development and the art of spiritual direction. The program is about: Understanding oneself and others Being faithful to one’s inner life that sees no divide between body, heart, and intellect Opening to […]

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When You Listen to Me

By Julie Elliot – My tears taught me that I had yearned for this kind of listening. Held in spacious silence, I felt loved and accepted completely.  Crying can be a teacher. When I first began my training with the Pacific Jubilee Program, I was deeply embarrassed to find that whenever I spoke in the […]

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Our Lives are Something Now

By Julie Elliot – Our real life will begin when we’re more caught up, in better shape, more organized. As soon as we get through this we’ll be ready. Twenty years ago, I read a story in A Woman’s Book of Days by Donna Sinclair. It’s simple and charming. It’s also wise. After all these […]

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Meet Emily Cherneski, Spiritual Director

Each month, we’re pleased to highlight one of our Jubilee spiritual directors – Emily describes herself as “a spiritual being on a human journey,” and she believes “to accompany an individual on their spiritual journey of exploration is a privilege.” She sees every interaction, whether with people or the natural world, as an experience of […]

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