February 12, 2017: Rabbi Dr. Laura Duhan Kaplan (Exodus 15)

Rabbi Dr. Laura Duhan Kaplan is the Director of Inter-Religious Studies at the Vancouver School of Theology. Laura arrived in Vancouver in 2005, where she served for nearly ten years as Rabbi at Or Shalom Synagogue. She has led weeklong summer workshops at the United Church’s Naramata Centre, and taught at VST and UBC Religious Studies as an adjunct faculty member. She is a fellow at Rabbis Without Borders, a progressive, pluralistic U.S.-based Jewish think tank. Laura’s most recent publications explore the phenomenology of prayer and images of animals in the Hebrew Bible.

Merton & Moriarty: Visionaries of Human Unity

Thomas Merton and John Moriarty

Epic Visionaries of Human Unity

Public Talk and Retreat, facilitated by Michael Higgins, author, retreat leader, broadcaster and Merton scholar. Attend either the talk and retreat, or experience them together as a complementary whole.

Public Talk

Friday, March 10th, 7-9pm.
Admission by donation, no registration required


Saturday, March 11th, 9:30am – 3:30pm
Cost: $50, lunch and snacks included, registration required.

For more information or to register for the retreat, please contact Susan Cowan at tmsc@telus.net or 604-988-8835. Co-sponsored by the Thomas Merton Society of Canada and Canadian Memorial United Church and Centre for Peace.

Download the poster here or below.