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Event Date: January 25th, 2009 
Jan. 25th, 2009  2:00-4:00 P.M.  Evelyn MacKay and Pam Gerrand in “Gathering of Angels: An Afternoon of Story and Song” Evelyn, an accomplished healer and teacher famous for her angel workshops has brought Therapeutic Touch to the hospitals in our community, is past chair of the Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario and a driving force in fostering the growth of Hospice in the Guelph community. Like Evelyn, Pam works from a deep spiritual centre. She is a gifted Canadian singer, songwriter and sound healer who has performed at festivals in UK, Sweden and Costa Rica. Through story and songs of angels' wisdom they bring a moving afternoon experience you will surely remember. Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan Street, Guelph, ON $25.00
Event Date: March 13th, 2009
March 13th, 7:30-9:30 P.M. In a talk by Matthew Fox “The Reinvention of Work: A new Vision of the livlihood for our Time" Matt will challenge us to inquire into our inner and outer work. As he says: "If we are to 'express our soul at work', then we need to look critically both at our inner lives where the soul lives or fails to live fully, and at the social structures and inherited value system of our culture around issues of work.  Is our culture defining work in a manner that appeals to our deepest sense of meaning and creative potential?"  Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk Street W., Guelph, ON   $20.00.
Event Date: March 15th, 2009
March 15th, 2009 7:30-9:30 P.M. In the talk by Matthew Fox "The Hidden Spirituality of Men: Ten Metaphors to Awaken the Sacred Masculine", Matt will explore ancient archetypes of the sacred masculine. He says that much of what passes for masculinity in our culture and religion is anything but sacred. It is toxic, and this toxicity affects not only men but also women in their roles as mothers, sisters, spouses, and human beings. Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk Street W., Guelph, ON   $20.00
Event Date: April 17th-19th 2009
April 17th-19th, 2009 Workshop by Lauren Artress and Mary Hamilton "Sacred Path, Sacred Body" Lauren, D.Min. is known for her life work activating and facilitating the transformation of the human spirit through the Labyrinth Experience. Mary, M.Ed. has dedicated her life work to bringing the unique, authentic and personal body/soul to consciousness through movement. This experiential workshop for men and women will include teaching, movement and voice work as we walk the sacred path of the labyrinth and experience the unfolding of wisdom through our own body consciousness. First St. Andrew's United Church, 350 Queens Avenue, London,  ON    $225.00 (This workshop is also affiliated with the Marion Woodman Foundation)
Event Date: June 19th 2009
June 19th 7:30-9:30 P.M. talk by Joanna Macy "The Essential Adventure of Out Time:The Great Turning" Joanna Macy is an internationally acclaimed author, pioneering eco-philosopher and activist who has dedicated her life to restoring our integrity as human beings in harmony with our natural environment. This talk will focus on the shift from the industrial growth society to a life-sustaining civilization as we move from apathy to empowered action. Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma Street, Guelph, ON  $20.00, seniors and students $10.00 (This talk is supported by the Guelph Seminar)
Event Date: June 20th - 24th, 2009
June 20th - 24th  2009  Joanna Macy  workshop on "The Work that Reconnects" to the web of all life. Welcome to a different kind of learning experience, a life-changing event, with one of the world’s best known leaders in her field. You will experience a unique opportunity to understand the shift in our outer and inner world as we reconnect to our deepest self, to others and to the Earth in a way that restores our courage, confidence and vitality. Loyola House, Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph, ON  $460.00
Event Date: August 1st, 2009 
Aug. 1st, 2009  9:00 – 4:30 join Larry Edwards  in a one day workshop “Everything has Changed: New Role for the Human within the Earth Community” Larry Edwards, Ph.D., is a chemical-physicist and cosmologist who teaches at Wisdom University, The Institute of Integral Studies, and Genesis Farm.  He also facilitates The Earth Literacy At Home Program, an at-home/online, multi-modal cosmological study program. Larry will be assisted by his wife Jean and UCS/Wisdom University DMin. graduates Nancy Cleaves and Grant Janke as we study the magnificance of the Universe, the Earth and human beings at this time in our evolution. Story-telling, drama, music and the cosmos walk will be shared in the adventure of the workshop. Loyola House, Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph ON  $75.00
Event Date: October 6th to November 3rd 2009
Oct. 6th- Nov. 3rd, 2009 11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.(Tuesdays) attend an expressive art experience “Colouring of the Soul” led by Diane Brown an accomplished and trained art instructor in the Rudolph Steiner method. Through clay, watercolour and journaling we will explore the mystery of how colour reveals it's inner soulful nature. It will be held in the Flo Studio 260 Waterloo Avenue in Guelph. Limited to 8 participants $150.00 for 5 sessions, plus a total $10.00 for supplies.
Event Date: November 6th 2009
Nov. 6th, 2009 at 7:30-9:30 P.M. you are invited to join Kim Rosen, an accomplished poet and teacher who will include readings from her new book “Saved by a Poem:The Transformative Power of Words”as she brings poetry alive in an experiential evening. Kim earned an M.F.A. in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College and has taught for 25 years bringing poetry and music together around the world as she shares her own stories of personal healing, when poetry provided insights at crucial turning points in her life.   Living Yoga and Health, 105  Wyndham St. N., Guelph, ON.    $15.00.
Event Date: November 20th 2009
Nov. 20th, 2009 at 7:30 P.M. hear soprano Norma Gentile’s amazing candlelight “Meditation Concert of Healing Chants” with the music of Hildegard of Bingen. Norma completed her MM (Voice) at the University of Michigan and her soprano concerts and recordings have earned praise internationally for her innovative accompaniment  and rhythmically free interpretations of sacred chant. Her formal training in music combined with her studies in esoteric healing have helped Norma offer an exceptional experience of integration of sacred sound and sacred healing.  St. James the Apostle Church, 86 Glasgow St. N. in Guelph. $20-$25.00.
Event Date: November 21st, 2009
Nov. 21st, 2009  2:00-5:00 PM attend an experiential workshop “Sacred Sound/Sacred Healing” given by Norma Gentile at Living Yoga and Health, 105 Wyndham Street N. in Guelph. $50-$55.00.
Event Date: December 2nd, 2009
Dec. 2nd, 2009 7:30-9:30 P.M. “Exploring your Dreams” Talk by  Paul Benedetto. Paul is a senior Zurich-trained Jungian Analyst and a faculty member of the Analyst Training Programme for the Ontario Association of Jungian Analysts. He will guide us through an interesting and informative introduction to the process of dream work  with his "10 Steps Toward Interpreting Your Dreams". Harcourt United Church, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph. $15.00  (This talk was supported by the Guelph Seminar.)