Spiritual Identity & Leadership in the Public Sphere:
From Inner Leader to Outer Change
time: Monday 16 October 2017: 1030h – 1630h
place: 74 Castlebar Road, W5 2DDW5 2DD
A learning and training day for people in senior and junior leadership positions in monasteries and other spiritual organisations, including monasteries, religions, chaplaincies, psychotherapeutic practices, education and health professions and for researchers and practitioners
Spiritual identity and leadership
Dr Wim Vanderwiele (KU Leuven), Anthony Grimley (Monos Foundation), Rev Bernd Leygraf (NAOS Institute)
Dr Wim Vandewiele, (KU Leuven) is lead researcher in contemporary monastic communities, engaging with three monasteries; Sint Andriesabdij, Zevenkerken (Brugge, BE), Sint Sixtusabdij, Westvleteren (West Vlaanderen, BE) and St Benedict’s Abbey, Ealing (London, UK). There are three focuses of research and practice: Representation of monastic communities on digital media, Monastic leadership, Development of a toolbox for self-evaluation, positioning and future development of monastic communities. James Leachman OSB is monastic consultant and Prof Dr Johan Verstraeten is theological consultant for this research project.
Anthony Grimley (Monos Foundation) is a family and community member and young doctoral researcher. Monos Foundation “fosters a monastic spirit in society” in three ways; practical living in community and reflecting upon life together, education through hospitality and contacts; and by research and publishing.
Rev Bernd Leygraf (NAOS Institute) is Director of NAOS Institute. Bernd has been a psychotherapist, international trainer and management consultant for over three decades. His training courses draw on students from over 40 countries, as far afield as Sri Lanka, India, Ethiopia and Kenya. Bernd is Consultant Trainer at the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in the UK and Chair of the Professional Standards and Accreditation Board at the European Association for Counselling.
Location: Benedictine Institute – 74 Castlebar Road
Fee: salaried £90 – unsalaried £30
arrive: Monday for registration at 10am
Sessions: Monday 16 October 10.30h – 16.30h
depart Monday 1700h
Some accommodation is available in the House for Guests.
Location: The day will be at 74 Castlebar Road, W5 2DD
Spiritual identity and leadership, contact us:
If you are interested please contact us at:
clare AT benedictine-institute DOT org
by post: 74, Castlebar Road, Ealing, London W5 2DD
by telephone: +44 (0) 20 8862 2156
11 December 2016, revised 24 March 2017