Francis Bennett


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OneCircle Non-duality Series presents a 3-day retreat...
Entering the Heart of Spiritual Practice
Francis Bennett

“You are already one with God in the deepest center of your heart; you are indeed not separate from the God you have been seeking.”


Francis will be sharing about the three interconnected practices of meditation, surrender, and compassionate service in the world and how these three

major practices create a wholistic path that can lead us to a sense of clarity about life.

Friday, September 18, 8-10 PM, $20*
Saturday, September 19, 10 AM – 4 PM, $70*
Sunday, September 20, 10 AM – 4 PM, $70*
*all prices are ‘suggested donation’ and all can be paid at the door.  RSVP appreciated but not required.  It is possible to come to one or two sessions only.
Discounted pre-registration amount:  $140 for all three days, received by September 10. Send check made out to “Tania Gerich” to 3804 Littleton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20906
Venue: OneCircle Center, Silver Spring, MD.  Go to for directions.
Francis Bennett comes from a monastic background, having made vows as a Trappist monk at the Abbey of Gethsemane in 1981 and living at Mepkin Abbey in South Carolina during the 90s and also being an affiliate member of a French Benedictine community 2004-2012, where he worked in hospice ministry to the dying and as a spiritual director to both monks and lay people. He is the author of two books, “I Am That I Am” which was published by Non-Duality Press in 2012 and a forthcoming book called “Fully Human, Fully Divine”, to be published in 2016. In 2010, while still in the monastery, Francis had a deep “perceptual shift” in consciousness that catapulted him into a whole new world of non-dual awareness that greatly modified his approach to life and spirituality.

Since officially leaving monastic life in 2012, Francis has been sharing non-dual teachings in retreats, speaking events around the world and on the internet. His website is and he has a very active Facebook discussion community where he daily shares his thoughts and teachings at:  Francis Dale Bennett on Facebook
For more information about the retreat, contact Tania Gerich at or call 301-949-8984
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