Online Course Details
Participants are expected to be present for all group sessions which consist of 9 days organised into 3 x 3-day sections – a total of 45 hours contact time, including one to one meetings with a personal tutor.
The Revd Dr John Russell is Acting Lead for Spirituality at the London Jesuit Centre. John is an Anglican priest and Fellow of the Higher Education Authority. Previously, John worked as a Human Rights Lawyer and university lecturer. At age 40, he went into AA for 6 months, lived with monks in Yorkshire for 3 years and became a priest. After a curacy in Chelsea, he served as Associate Rector at St James’s Piccadilly. John is an accredited teacher of trauma-aware yoga, with specialist qualifications in breath-work and addiction recovery. His favourite modes of transport are bicycle and kayak. He has 34 tattoos and thinks he may still have room for a few more.
Clare Bick joined the Spirituality team at the London Jesuit centre in April 2021, having worked in spiritual direction and retreat-giving. Clare is married with 3 adult children and has been involved for many years with an ecumenical lay community in West London in pastoral work with young professionals and people of all ages, as well as with related groups in Europe and the Middle-East.