You are invited to join us for two weekend experiences of John Paul II's 'Theology of the Body' facilitated by Dr. Adam Cooper and Real Talk Australia.
Theology of the Body has been described as perhaps the most important Christian teaching in the last century. These weekends will be a series of lectures that will lead you deep into the heart of this teaching.
Dr Adam Cooper PhD, STD is a senior lecturer at the John Paul II Institute in Melbourne. He has two doctorates in Theology and has written numerous books and articles on the Theology of the Body in Christian tradition. Watch our video below to see more.
Attendance in each weekend may be used as PD hours for educators.
Free event open to the public:Friday 16 March 2018 7 - 9pm (incl. supper)Lavalla Centre: 58 Fernberg Rd, Paddington QLD(Parking on surrounding streets & plenty of parking available at Emmaus Centre: 333 Given Tce, Paddington)
Weekend Venue: Mackillop Place: 61 Fernberg Rd, Paddington QLD (enter through Herbert St)T.O.B. Weekend # 1:Saturday 17 March 9am - 4pm (incl. meals)Sunday 18 March 9.30am (incl. morning tea) and concluding with Mass at 12pm
$80 Standard • $60 Students / Concession / Sat only
#Please note: Weekend #1 is a repeat of the weekend offered in 2017.
T.O.B. Weekend # 2:Saturday 14 April 9am - 4pm (incl. meals)Sunday 15 April 9.30am (incl. morning tea) and concluding with Mass at 12pm
2 weekend package: $140 Standard • $100 Students / Concession
Please note: Weekend #2 follows on from weekend #1 although both could be attended as stand alone events.
For any enquiries contact Real Talk on 07 3368 3561 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Feedback from the 2017 Weekend:
97% of participants rated the weekend good (30%) or Excellent (67%)
97% would recommend this weekend to others
“The speaker was engaging and the content absolutely incredible. The weekend completely moved me and for the better. I appreciated how complete and fulfilling the message of the theology of the body was. I saw sex, marriage, chastity from a completely new perspective and want more than anything to live this message out.”
“I loved how I was able to pick out key parts - which I had not realised before- and was able to say 'wow' “
“I loved very much the participants too. Lovely spirit witnessed through organisation of Real Talk”
“Dr Cooper was excellent. He spoke with charisma and enthusiasm which helped engage us in the topic.”
“It gave me a deeper understanding and appreciation for my life.”
“Discussion on the topic of Celibacy and Marriage was very fruitful, great to know more of the fullness of what the Church teaches about these Vocations”
“Real tangible stuff that challenges everything we hear and do.”
“At last a wonderful UNDERSTANDING of theology”
“As a primary school teacher it was a great personal development opportunity.”
“It helped my faith formation which in turns helps all aspects of my life.”
“It gives me a much deeper insight into where and why the practical applications come from. In my parish youth ministry role, I feel much more equipped to give informed answers to tough questions kids and leaders bring up.”
“Helps add to the knowledge bank of what I can use in my work with formation of young adults”
“I am studying theology and I am encouraged by this demonstration of what theology teaching can be.”
“led me to action”
“makes me hungry to learn more”
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