Growing Connectedness: Colloquium

Growing Connectedness is a key task that will be addressed in this one and a half day colloquium for group facilitators, psychotherapists, politicians, educators in schools, institutes, universities, seminaries, religions, practitioners in new and traditional monastic communities, health care professionals, focalisers and community builders

Facilitation – Milan Bijelič and Lea Misan

Keynote address – Prof. Fr Hans Zollner S.J.
Academic Vice-Rector, Dean of the Institute of Psychology and President of the Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He is member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and was appointed Consultor of the Congregation for the Clergy in April 2017 by Pope Francis. He is one of the leading experts on matters of safeguarding of minors and prevention of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

date and time: Friday 19 and Saturday 20 October 2018

place: Benedictine Institute
74 Castlebar Road W5 2DD

“Growing Connectedness colloquium” 

1400h: Introductions, welcome by abbot Martin Shipperlee
14.30h: 1st Presentation: A Psychological Approach and a UK charity
15.30h: break
1545h: 2nd Presentation: A Psychological Approach in places of conflict
1700h: 3rd Presentation: A Sociological Approach: Dr Wim Vandewiele
1600h: “mapping where we are” Abbot Martin and D. James

1015h: “mapping where we are” beginning day 2: Abbot Martin and D. James
1045h: 4th Presentation: Media and Publishing:
1215h:  break
1400h: 5th Presentation: Church Authority: Fr Prof Hans Zollner SJ, Pontifical Commission for the Care of Minors
1500h: responses
16.00h: tea & farewells

“Growing Connectedness colloquium” Register or enquire

please contact us at:



info AT benedictine-institute DOT org

or write: “Growing connectedness colloquium
74 Castlebar Road, Ealing, London W5 2DD

Please bring a packed lunch on Saturday

created JL 10 March 2018