Wisdom School: The Encounter with Evil
Mercy Center Burlingame
February 17th – 22nd, 2023
(schedule subject to minor changes)

All times noted are for Pacific Standard Time Zone

Friday Evening, February 17th
7:00     Zoom Orientation
7:30     Opening session: Introducing the Encounter with Evil
Great Silence from end of session until afternoon

Daily Saturday, February 18th – Tuesday, February 21st
7:00      Yoga (optional) – Live on Zoom
7:30      Breakfast & Personal prayer time maintaining Great Silence
8:30      Gurdjieff Exercise
9:00      Silent Stretch Break
9:05      Morning Teaching (Cynthia)
10:30    Break
11:00    Gurdjieff Movements
12:00    Lunch followed by contemplative silent time for rest and reflection
2:30       Conscious Work with Inner Task – or meet on Zoom for facilitated contemplative time and Wisdom Sharing (Monday & Tuesday)
3:30       Break
3:45       Centering Prayer & Chanting
4:15       Break
4:30       Afternoon Teaching (Cynthia)
6:00       Dinner
7:15       Questions and Dialogue, followed by violin music and/or chanting with Compline Readings and Centering Prayer – into the Great Silence from end of session until afternoon

Wednesday, February 22nd

7:00       Ashes and Centering Prayer sit
7:30       Breakfast in Silence
9:00       Gurdjieff Exercise
9:30       Silent Stretch Break
9:35       Final Teaching with Questions and Responses
10:45    Break
11:00    Ash Wednesday Eucharist Celebration (you may want to have bread and wine at hand)
12:00    Close