This week begins a workshop on cosmology as given by Sr Lynette Rodrigues, a Presentation Sister and Br Tony Hempenstall, a Christian Brother. They began by introducing the idea of the unfolding story of love and shared how cosmology is about telling a particular story that has been discovered in recent time. The quoted Thomas Berry who said that if we wanted to tell the story of anything, we need to tell the story of everything.
They introduced a creation story from the Aborigines and then invited the Brothers to recall similar stories from each of their culture. In addition, they pointed to some contemporary significant shapers of modern thought whose story has enriched humanity.
In the afternoon, they invited the Brothers to go on an ‘Emmaus’ walk to share their learnings from the day.