Reports
Building the BFD together
by Susan Crosthwaite
bfd meeting
The Idea of the European Blessed Family Department from its inception was always to build a network of carers, educators and therapists...
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Parents´ Matching Convocation in Nov. 2010
by Liliane Karlsson
convocation
Eighty people gathered at the Parents´ Matching Convocation in Gräevenwiesbach Youth Hostel, Germany, from Friday 19th. to 22nd. November...
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Parents Matching Convocation
by Susan Crosthwaite
healing
“It was a wonderful environment to learn all the most important points about matching our children.”
Participant’s comment
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Developing a new Quality of Life
by Kurt Sattlberger
quality of life
14 people, among them 5 couples, gathered at “Haus Regenbogen” in Seebenstein to face this wonderful topic with the support of Kurt and Bernadette Sattlberger...
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Regaining courage to solve “hopeless” situations
by Kurt Sattlberger
healing
It was a really moving experience nine brothers and sisters went through during the weekend Sept 18 – 20 at the seminar house “Schmied an der Straß” in Gaflenz, Austria. Among the participants were one couple and a mother with her grown up daughter...
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BFD in Ireland
by Doris McCann
Ireland
On Saturday, Dec 12, we held a One-Day seminar for sisters in Unity House, Dublin. It was sponsored by the Blessed Family Department of Ireland....
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Realizing the Dream of the True Self
by Kurt Sattlberger
Fam Sattleberger
From Nov. 08 till May 09 the first “Basic Training for a Life rooted in Heart” took place in Gaflenz, Austria under the title “Realizing the dream of the True Self”.
Three couples and 3-5 single participants used 3 weekend seminars to train their abilities to conduct their lives based on the impulses of their hearts. “Connecting with your True Self”, “Leading a Life of Growth” and “Nourishing my Source of Love” were the themes guiding the single workshops...
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Blessing Workshop in Helsinki
Finland, 9th and 10th May 2009
by Roberto Garbo
blessing ws
Twelve 2nd generation young people between 17 and 21 years old attended the full program of the Blessing workshop on the weekend of 9th and 10th of May 2009. The young people and their parents as well as other adults attending – partly or in full - are so very grateful for Geros Kunkel to have agreed to come to Helsinki to conduct the workshop here in the far north.
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Reflections on the 2nd UK Personal Development Seminar
November 7-9 2008, South London Peace Embassy
by Susan Crosthwaite
Personal development
Here we are – Lubelia Palfi, Cecilie Fortune and myself ( with George the cat too…)- taking time for a feedback and reflection session after last weekend’s seminar.
Once again we had an incredibly wonderful time from Friday evening ‘til Sunday night, working together to become aware of God’s immense love for us all, and of the things which are coming in the way of us expressing that in our lives..
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Living in the Four Great Realms of Heart
Hungary 27th and 28th September 2008
by Susan Crosthwaite
4 great realms
It was a chilly Autumn weekend when Ashley and I arrived in Budapest. This was my second time to visit there, the first being in 1990 when I went to help prepare for a 21 day workshop for 400 Soviet University Students.
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Happiness through Harmony
Workshop with Marjorie Hill in Dublin, Ireland
Marjorie Hill
On April 12 and 13, 2008, we invited Marjorie Hill to Ireland to give a workshop for our blessed couples. Marjorie is a very experienced counsellor as well as the FFWPUI regional leader for Scandinavia.
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Family Constellations and the Personal Development Seminar
by Susan Crosthwaite
Gruppenbild
Wouldn’t it be great if we could go back into the past – into our family of origin - and look there and say what I needed to say, and be embraced when I needed to be, and forgive those who hurt me, and stand up for myself now, when I couldn’t when I was little?
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BFD Group Leader Training
January 24.-27. 2008 in Munich/Germany
GLT Training
From January 24th to Jan. 27th, a Group Leaders' Training Workshop was held in München, Germany, as a basic course for future group leaders and family counsellors.
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