“InterSpiritual Contemplative Practice” by Ed Bastian

 In this article, Ed Bastian articulates his views and hopes for a new genre of interspiritual practice that honors the contemplative wisdom, process and experience at the… Read more »

Second New Update from Kurt Johnson

HI! We are just back from the four days of National Happiness Conference which included two days of workshops by seven of us.  Here are important further… Read more »

GENERAL UPDATE from Kurt Johnson

Hello all!  Several important updates– l.  We ARE progressing toward the public website for the “network/ association” at this address!  Slight delay due to illness of a… Read more »

New Bede Griffiths Award is approved

All: The Council of Interfaith Communities of the USA is pleased to announce that it has received permission from the Bede Griffiths Trust to use the name… Read more »


The Meetings in New York City Febr. 3-8 also produced a dynamic thread re: the new monasticism discussions as “the need for nurturing new community” came up… Read more »