Christianity and Buddhism in Dialogue

June 29 - July 1, 2018 

Fr. Michael Holleran


Both Buddhism and Christianity begin with actual historical figures. Come and explore their lives and the fascinating points of comparison. Also, see how their followers treated the two in succeeding centuries, and how they might collaborate today to uplift the consciousness of humanity — and your own! Indeed, this retreat will provide ample opportunity to engage in meditation practice in the two traditions, especially Zen meditation and Centering Prayer.

This retreat is being co-sponsored with the Copper Beech Institute. 

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Friday June 29
5:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Buddha & Christ: Their Life & Destiny 6/29/18:
Private Room with Private Bath
Private Room with Hall Bath

Presenter Profile


Fr. Michael Holleran

Like Teilhard, Fr. Michael Holleran entered the Jesuits at 17, and immediately found in his writings a kindred spirit and guide. Fr. Michael was a Jesuit for 5 years and then transferred to the Carthusian Order, where he spent 22 years as a monk in Vermont, France (La Grande Chartreuse), and England. He later worked as a parish priest in Manhattan and the Bronx. In 2009, he was formally received as a priest of the Archdiocese of New York and became a Sensei in the Zen tradition, at the hands of his longtime mentor, Roshi Robert Kennedy, S.J. He currently serves at Notre Dame Church in Morningside Heights, Manhattan and leads the Dragon's Eye Zendo in midtown Manhattan.

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