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Advent Reflection - A Season of Joy: Lasting Contentment in a Changing World

  • Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center 303 Tunxis Road West Hartford, CT, 06107 United States (map)

A Season of Joy: Lasting Contentment in a Changing World

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Advent Reflection

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Brandon Nappi

How can we find happiness in a rapidly changing world? No matter our background, age, or culture, the search for fulfillment is at the center of our longing. While our culture directs us to find happiness outside ourselves, the mystery of Christmas reminds us that the true source of joy lies much closer than we might think. We will explore how our favorite Christmas carols contain important secrets about how we can remain grounded and stable when we are confused, challenged, or simply drained by life. Inspired by the Christmas story, we will uncover how even the most difficult moments can become opportunities for growth, wisdom, and lasting contentment.

Programs includes the celebration of the Eucharist.

Offering: $40 (includes dinner)

Program also offered on December 5, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Presenter Profile

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Brandon Nappi, D. Min.

Dr. Brandon Nappi is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame where he majored in Theology and Medieval Studies. Brandon’s work has included prison ministry, adult education, and teaching meditation and mindfulness. He completed a Master of Divinity degree from Yale University and holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis. Brandon is also the founder and Executive Director of Copper Beech Institute. He blogs for the Huffington Post and teaches an annual course in mindfulness at Yale University.