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Friday Night Lecture & Saturday Workshop

Francis of Assisi
A Wise Man Who Is Mad?
Or a Madman Who is Wise?

Presented by
David Bona, Ph.D.
Friday, January 28th, 2005, 8:00 pm



Francis rides out of Assisi to do battle.  He is a young man of privilege.  His Parents are proud and cheer as he rides away.  Five years later, Francis stands naked in the town square before his father and the Bishop of Assisi.  His father is so angry he disowns his son publicly.  Standing before the people of Assisi, Francis responds, "Now I say with complete freedom, Our Father who art in heaven."  Twenty years later, Francis is on a mountaintop deep in prayer.  A ball of fire falls from heaven and standing before him is an angel in the image of Jesus nailed to a cross.  Francis is filled with both terror and immense joy.  Suddenly, rays of light from the image pierce his hands, feet and side.  He falls to the ground in pain.  When he awakes, the marks of Jesus are permanently imprinted on his body.



Saturday Workshop

Francis of Assisi
A Psycho-Spiritual Biography

Presented by
David Bona, Ph.D.

Saturday, January 29th, 2005, 9:00 am ~ 1:00 pm

During Saturday's workshop, we will further explore the life and individuation process of Francis of Assisi.  There will also be and opportunity for participants to explore their own spiritual autobiography and share it with the group if so inclined.

David Bona, Ph.D. spent 25 years as a Capuchin-Franciscan Catholic priest and has MAs in Theology, Divinity, and Education and a PhD in clinical Psychology.  He is a Franciscan scholar whose dissertation was on the dreams of St. Francis and is currently writing a book on Francis's life from the perspective of Depth Psychology.  He is presently Chair of the MA/PhD Depth Psychology Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute.

CEUs are available for these events
CEUs for MFTs and LCSWs; payable at the door.


 PLACE: 
Chapman University, Smith Hall (see MAP)

TIME:  Lecture  (in room 115)
Registration and social gathering
begin at 7:00 pm.

Lecture begins at 8:00 pm.

 The Club Library is open 6:45 to 7:55 pm 
in the Psychology Lounge, Smith Hall.
Workshop  (in the Club Library)
Registration and social gathering
begin at 8:30 am.

The workshop begins at 9:00 am
and will finish at 1:00 pm.

Lunch is not included.
COST:  Lecture
 members  non-members 
 Preregistration:$8$12
At the door:$12$15
Workshop
 members  non-members 
 Preregistration:$30$40
At the door:$35$45


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