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doves_color_brushstrokeThe World Community for Christian Meditation is a global and inclusive contemplative family. The roots of the community lie in the desert tradition of early Christianity dating back to the 4th century. The World Community is now present in more than 100 countries with thousands of individuals, weekly groups and centers that share the peace and compassion, fruits of meditation. To know more go to


meditatio_logo-1With a secular approach keeping in mind the diverse background of participants, Meditatio brings the practice of meditation into the fields of education, business, medicine, prisons, children,…. Programs in several countries of the world are delivered throughout the year. More information at the Meditatio website

rosaDIEGO M ROSA (Abbot General of the Olivetan Benedictine Congregation)
Dear Dom Laurence,
As you know your monastic brethren and I have always supported your contemplative mission in the World Community for Christian Meditation. I can see the influence of the Spirit in the way it has grown and as you bring the contemplative dimension not only to the Church but to people of all ages and in all walks of life. It is a special way of living your monastic vocation but a very valid one.

I am now delighted to learn of the Bonnevaux project. Its ancient monastic roots and spirit of tranquillity make it an ideal place for stabilising the centre of the World Community. It has a very great potential. It is inspiring and I pray new forms of our life may flourish there.
It will be in my prayer and I certainly encourage all who can to support it.
I look forward to coming there myself one day and praying with you there in such a beautiful and sacred space.
Sincerely in the Lord and St Benedict.

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If you have any questions about how to support Bonnevaux please do not hesitate to contact us.

Briji Waterfield, Director of Special Projects
WCCM International Office, St Marks, Myddelton Square, London EC1R 1XX, United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7278 2070