Teachers

Murray Groom

Murray Groom

Murray Groom is a graduate, former staff member, and one-time interim Director of the Pacific Jubilee Program in Spiritual Direction. He is a practiced spiritual director and regularly co-conducts extended silent retreats at Naramata Centre in the Okanagan Valley.

 

Events with Murray Groom

Winter 2022 Silent Retreat
January 17 - 24, 2022

Come away to the peace and quiet of Bethlehem Centre, where you will be immersed in a rich pool of intentional silence. With a community of like minded seekers and supported by the able guidance of Nan Goodship and Murray Groom, you will have an opportunity to delve into the depths of your own soul and there find a new wholeness, your own sure place. This extended retreat (8 days/7 nights) is for those who have prior experience in holding extended silence within a group of others. It is for those who have already found that silent retreat is a meaningful practice for their well-being and inner lives. Our…

Fog on Lake Spring 2022 Silent Retreat
March 17 - 20, 2022

Come away to the peace and quiet of Bethlehem Centre, where you will be immersed in a rich pool of intentional silence. With a community of like minded seekers and supported by the able guidance of Nan Goodship and Murray Groom, you will have an opportunity to delve into the depths of your own soul and there find a new wholeness, your own sure place. This short retreat (4 days/3 nights) is an opportunity for anyone with a long weekend to experience intentional Silence. If you already know the gift of a silent retreat or if you are curious to discover what such an experience might bring, welcome!  Our days will include an introduction to a variety of…

Summer 2022 Silent Retreat
July 3 - 8, 2022

Come away to the peace and quiet of Bethlehem Centre, where you will be immersed in a rich pool of intentional silence. With a community of like minded seekers and supported by the able guidance of Nan Goodship and Murray Groom, you will have an opportunity to delve into the depths of your own soul and there find a new wholeness, your own sure place. This extended retreat (6 days/5 nights) is designed for those with some experience in the practice of extended silence and who wish to deepen their spiritual journey. Our days will include an introduction to a variety of contemplative practices, morning and evening group sessions, a daily  conversation with your…

Autumn 2022 Silent Retreat
September 22 - 25, 2022

Come away to the peace and quiet of Bethlehem Centre, where you will be immersed in a rich pool of intentional silence. With a community of like minded seekers and supported by the able guidance of Nan Goodship and Murray Groom, you will have an opportunity to delve into the depths of your own soul and there find a new wholeness, your own sure place. This short retreat (4 days/3 nights) is an opportunity for anyone with a long weekend to experience intentional Silence. If you already know the gift of a silent retreat or if you are curious to discover what such an experience might bring, welcome!  Our days will include an introduction to a variety of…