Earthlings, Coming Home to God’s Creation with Diarmuid O’Murchu
Wednesday, 2 Nov 2022 – Thursday, 3 Nov 2022
9:30am – 12:30pm
Earthlings, Coming Home to God’s Creation
Presented by Diarmuid O’Murchu
Description: Based on the scholarly study of our seven-million-year evolutionary story, this module explores the implications of naming and integrating our identity as Earthlings, along with the ensuing responsibilities that arise from this expanded understanding of our human identity.
Diarmuid O’Murchu, a member of the Sacred Heart Missionary Order, and a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, is a social psychologist most of whose working life has been in social ministry, predominantly in London, UK. In that capacity, he has worked as a couple’s counsellor, in bereavement work, AIDS-HIV counselling, and, in more recent times, with homeless people and refugees. As a workshop leader and group facilitator, he has worked in Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, The Philippines, Thailand, India, and in several African countries, facilitating programmes on Adult Faith Development. His best-known books include Quantum Theology (1996 – revised in 2004), Ancestral Grace (2008), Jesus in the Power of Poetry (2009), Christianity’s Dangerous Memory (2011), In the Beginning was the Spirit (2012), Incarnation: A New Evolutionary Threshold (2017), Beyond Original Sin: Recovering Humanity’s Creative Urge (2018), When the Disciple Comes of Age (2019). He now lives in Dublin, Ireland.
Dates: Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd November 2022
Time: 9.30 to 12.30pm (2 sessions – 2 days)
Cost: €60, includes course content, teas/coffees & snacks.
Cost per day: €30, includes course content, tea/coffee snacks.
Optional extra: €20 per day for a delicious two course lunch prepared by a fully qualified chef using organic produce from An Tairseach’s farm and garden. Please order when booking.
Payments can be made online when registering, by direct deposit, or credit card – telephone 0404 61833.
Event LocationAn Tairseach
Wicklow Town, Wicklow, A67YX26