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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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A Time to Receive, A Time to Let Go

By Julie Elliot ~ This week, I’d like to share a painting, a meditation, and an observation about myself as a spiritual companion. The painting is one that I did many years ago called “A Time to Receive, A Time to Let Go.” It was inspired by a meditation where I saw myself sitting on […]

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Silence as Presence

By Tim Scorer ~ My wife, Donna, and I spent 16 days in Edmonton in April with three grandchildren under eight while their parents were holidaying in Europe. They had left us plenty of notes on routines and we just slid right into the familiar of their family life. We also brought along some practices […]

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The Power of Sangha

Sangha is a Pali word which in Sanskrit means ‘community’, ‘assembly’ or ‘association’. Originally it was used to describe groups of Buddhist monks or followers who meditated and studied together. These days it has been widely adopted as a term to describe any kind of formal or informal spiritual community. The real work of spiritual […]

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Spiritual Accompaniment with the Dying

Two years ago my spiritual direction practice was challenged by a curve in the road. I was asked to provide spiritual accompaniment for a long time friend, David, who was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour.  I became a death doula. Similar to the role of the birth midwife who helps usher new babies into […]

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A Collaboration with Rumi

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase each other doesn’t make sense.” ~ Coleman Barks’ A Year With Rumi When I start a spiritual direction session […]

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Pacific Jubilee: Spiritual Eldering

by Barb Dean. What, you may be asking, is spiritual eldering? When an email so entitled appeared in my inbox under the umbrella of a Pacific Jubilee Soulwork event I was curious. Then I noted the wise folks who were going to guide this event: Lois Huey-Heck, Jim Kalnin, Donna Scorer and Tim Scorer and […]

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Merton and Cohen – Soul Brothers “Going Home”

Note:  This event has been cancelled. Presented by Don Grayston ~ co-founder of the Pacific Jubilee Program, Director for 24 years and Director Emeritus of the PJP Council. Friday, January 27 (7:00 pm) to Sunday, January 29 (1:00 pm) 2017 at the Providence Renewal Centre Thomas Merton and Leonard Cohen: so different, with so much […]

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The Inner and Outer Path – Part One

Posted by Julie Elliot – guest contributor Janet Gear One of the best things about my role as “Communications” for Pacific Jubilee is that people communicate with me! After I posted a blog about Janet Gear winning a prestigious prize, I was pleased to have an exchange of emails with her and to strike up […]

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Writing and Meditation Retreat

We’re pleased to support Antoinette Voûte Roeder ~ an alum of the Pacific Jubilee SoulGuiding program.  Here’s the invitation to her writing and meditation retreat: Our second annual late summer writing retreat will take place on Saturday, August 27, 2016. If you are interested in meditation and like to write, this day might be for […]

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