“THE DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL”
The Night of Sense, The Night of Spirit
Presented by Susan Komis
Sponsored by Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida

Held in Cocoa Beach, Florida, April 22-23, 2016

In this workshop, Susan Komis explored how  St. John of the Cross charted the fundamental journey of the human spirit where no words satisfy. The Night of Sense & Night of Spirit provides an inner landscape  of the soul, a geography of the soul that presents the human experience of being wounded and simultaneously, the experience of being healed by the divine physician.  This journey provides inspired insights into our contemporary contemplative journey.

SUSAN KOMIS is well known to many of us in Florida for having facilitated several retreats, Living Flame events and more recently our COCFL chapter visioning day.   Susan has served Contemplative Outreach since 1990, first as a volunteer for the St. Louis, MO Chapter and then as Coordinator. She is Director of the CPS – Chapter Programs and Services which supports Coordinators and Contact Persons throughout the Contemplative Outreach spiritual community. She assists Chapters by making on-site visitations and offering programs for leadership enrichment and Chapter development. Susan serves as a staff person for numerous Contemplative Outreach retreats, mentors other servant-leaders, and continues to develop leadership formation programs for Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. Susan is a certified Pastoral Minister and has worked in Adult Faith Development and various other ministries including spiritual direction and interspiritual dialogue.

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Conference 1,  Friday Evening, April 22, 2016 Susan Komis, Introduction of the Life of John of the Cross,  59:11

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Conference 2, Saturday Morning, April 23, 2016 Susan Komis, Review of the Life of John of the Cross, & Introduction to Night of Sense, Part 1,  1:17:16

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Conference 3, Saturday Morning, April 23, 2016 Susan Komis, Introduction to Night of Sense, Part 2, 57:27

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Conference 4, Saturday Afternoon, April 23, 2016 Susan Komis, Introduction to Night of Sense, Part 3, 1:36:33

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