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The Gift of Conflict

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(the following piece was written by Bob Sabath, a man who has been deeply involved with the work with Illuman in the US since he did MROP in 2006. This was the closing witness at Oracle 2020, a recent virtual gathering of American men involved in the work of the Journey Of Illumination. It is a valuable reminder…

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Our (CFMA/Illuman etc) Global Wisdom Council statement on COVID-19

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March 29, 2020Brothers around the world,Honoring our Council practices, we write to you from the heart and we will be lean of speech!Twelve men from seven countries hosting work inspired by Richard Rohr’s teaching and M.A.LE.s, have formed a Global Wisdom Council which aims to weave together our common aspirations to re-ground masculine practice to truly serve our…

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The Noonday Demon

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Australia’s biggest social experiment is not Married at First Sight (that’s not an experiment at all, obviously). It is our new normal, something we have never imagined. Monks have a little known fourth rule in addition to poverty, chastity and obedience. It’s stability, as in, staying put. Don’t leave where you are, ever. It seems easy compared to…

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Growing men in a culture of cautious masculinity

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(this is a transcript of a talk given by Richard Fay, CEO of the Centre for Men, at the “Amplify” conference in Brisbane, on Saturday 7 March 2020). The Jesuits recently commissioned research in Australia on the attitudes and behaviours of men aged 18-30. It involved an online survey of a representative sample of 1,000 young men from…

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MROP 2020

Men’s Rites of Passage for 2020 is now open for expressions of interest.Dates are August 11th-15th 2020. Tell your mates.Go Here

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