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Intensive Journal Workshops - Canada

Spring, 2018 - Fall, 2018

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Winnipeg, Manitoba:    Programs for Fall, 2017-Winter, 2018 (costs may be adjusted)

Workshop(12 hrs) Schedule Commuter# Resident
Life Context 10/20/17: (7:30-9 pm)
10/21/17: (9 am-4:30 pm)
10/22/17: (9 am-2:30 pm)
$ 150 $ 230+
Life Context 02/16/18: (3:30-9:30 pm)
02/17/18: (9 am-5pm)
$ 155 $ 200*
Depth Contact 02/18/18: (10 am- 5 pm)
02/19/18: (9 am-5 pm)
$ 150 $ 195*
Life Integration 03/16/18: (7:30-9 pm)
03/17/18: (9 am-4:30 pm)
03/18/18: (9 am-2:30 pm)
$ 150 $ 230+

# Includes tuition and lunch.
* Includes tuition, double room and meals.  Single rooms are available for an extra $10.
+ Includes tuition, double room and meals.  Single rooms are available for an extra $20.

Residents taking both workshops: add $45 for extra overnights and meals

Location The workshop will be held at St. Benedict's Retreat & Conference Centre, a leading retreat center in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The centre is located on 72 acres of scenic wooded land bordering the Red River, an ideal quiet setting for your journal workshop experience.
Leader Virginia Evard, OSB, has twenty years experience in spiritual direction and retreat work and is the prioress of St. Benedict's Monastery.  She holds a Master of Arts degree as well as a Masters of Pastoral Studies and has had extensive experience in conducting Intensive Journal workshops.
Registration Call 204-339-1705 or write to: St. Benedict's Retreat & Conference Centre, 225 Masters Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R4A 2A1, CANADA. Cheques only.


 Toronto - Mississauga, Ontario:  3-Part Series on August 19-24, 2018 (new location!) -                              

Workshop (12 hours each) Schedule Commuters# Residents#
Life Context 08/19:  (1:30-4:30 pm; 6:00-9 pm)
08/20:  (9 am-12 pm;  2-5 pm)
$ 295 CN $ 395 CN
Depth Contact 08/21:   (9 am-12 pm; 2-5 pm)
08/22:   (9 am-12 pm; 2-5 pm)
$ 295 $ 395
Life Integration/ Journal Feedback Process 08/23:   (9 am-12 pm; 2-5 pm)
08/24:   (9 am-12 pm; 1:30-4:30 pm)
$ 295 $ 395
Life Context & Depth Contact   $ 575 $ 925**
Depth Contact & Life Integration   $ 575 $ 925**
All Three Workshops   $ 835 $ 1395**

# Includes tuition and one meal daily.
* Includes tuition, single room with private bath and three meals daily.
** Includes cost of overnight room and meals between workshops.

 + If your primary language is other than English, then you can still participate as long as you understand the instructions that will be given in English.  You will write in your Intensive Journal workbook in your native language.  If you read voluntarily from your workbook, you will read in your native language. 


The workshops will be held at  the Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga.  The centre has spacious grounds that provide a serene setting for your workshop experience.   Swimming pool available at centre. 


Evelyn Wemhoff is on staff at Shalom Prayer Center in the Salem Oregon area that offers personal and spiritual growth programs.  She is a counselor in private practice and was formerly director of WomanSpirit Center in he Seattle, Washington area that helped women in transition develop personally and professionally.  Evelyn has led our workshops for over 30 years.


Call 216-342-5170 or 800-221-5844 or write to Dialogue House, 23400 Mercantile Road, Suite 2, Beachwood, OH  44122 USA. Email:  Credit cards accepted. Due to currency translation, the amount charged to your card may vary slightly from the tuition rates.   Make cheques payable to Dialogue House.

Canadians:  Payment by credit card is accepted.  If paying by cheque, you must go to a Canadian bank and purchase a money order in United States dollars that is denominated by a United States bank. We also accept international money orders in US dollars.  NO PERSONAL CHEQUES. 

Americans:  Pay by credit card or personal check.  If you are paying by check, please register and you will receive the payment balance owed in US dollars.




 Victoria, British Columbia:  2-Part Series on November 9-12, 2018

Workshop (12 hours each) Schedule Tuition #
Life Context 11/09:  (1:30-4:30 pm; 6-9 pm)
11/10:  (9 am-12 pm; 1:30-4:30 pm)
$ 230 CN
Depth Contact 11/11:  (1:30-4:30 pm; 6-9 pm)
11/12:  (9 am-12 pm; 1:30-4:30 pm)
$ 230 CN
Both Workshops
$ 435 CN

# Tuition only.  Local restaurants and lodging nearby.

Location The Church of Truth is located in the James Bay residential neighborhood of Victoria, BC at 111 Superior Street.   Restaurants and lodging are nearby.   Contact Bill for lodging information.
Leader Bill Israel is a long-time practitioner of the Intensive Journal method, with 40 years of experience in effecting his own life transitions.  Bill worked as an ordained pastor, a group and family therapist, and then as a professional human resource trainer and consultant.  He now conducts a private counseling and consulting practice in Victoria, B.C., working as a Life Transition Facilitator.
Registration Call 250-744-0590 or email write to: Centre for Earth & Spirit Society, 1924 Sandover Crescent, North Saanich, BC  V8L 1A1  Canada.   Cheques only - payable to Centre for Earth and Spirit Society.  Minimum nonrefundable deposit:  $50.  Payment by Paypal:     No other credit cards.






  Montreal, Quebec: 2-Part Series on November 3-6, 2017 - (English speaking-see comment below)*