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Rachel’s Vineyard post-abortion ministry workshop

February 13, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Carrying Shame with hope biblically – A workshop for those in Christian post abortion ministry

Rachel’s Vineyard, Sydney invites those involved in post abortion healing ministry to a half day workshop with Tom Ryan, a Marist priest and theologian, who has worked with Rachel’s Vineyard in Brisbane and recently published a book, Shame Hope and the Church, A Journey with Mary.

This workshop will inform and affirm those in post abortion ministry by exploring the way Jesus and Mary carry shame that is transformative. Can the story of shame be a space where healing and hope can take place? How can confronting and naming shame become a catalyst for ascribing new meaning to the story? How do Jesus and Mary face moments of shame and humiliation to produce redemptive opportunities.

This workshop will assist post abortive pastoral carers to appreciate how the retreat and ancillary practices promote healing and hope in women and men who have experienced shame, guilt, grief and loss after an abortion.

This workshop is for all who care for people suffering post abortion stress – priests, pastoral carers, parish teams, mental health practitioners, general practitioners, professional health practitioners and those suffering post abortion stress in their own life.

Tom Ryan’s book will be for sale on the day

Date:  Saturday February 13, 9.30am – 12.30pm
Where: Good Samaritan Centre, 2 Avenue Rd. Glebe
Cost: Free, Morning tea provided
Limited numbers, RSVP essential for catering: info@rachelsvineyard.org.au or 0400 092 555 


February 13, 2021
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Rachel’s Vineyard


Good Samaritan Centre, Glebe
2 Avenue Rd
Glebe, NSW 2037 Australia
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