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Reclaiming Connection

$25.00

Thursday, May 26
1:00-2:00 pm ET

Rev. Hugh Lagan, SMA, Psy.D., offers skills for reclaiming the power of interpersonal connection in daily life.

Can't make the live event? Registration includes unlimited access to the on-demand recording and resource materials.

Product Description

Overview

Human beings are hard-wired to connect. Long before social distancing became part of our reality, however, a silent epidemic of loneliness was sweeping the world. Rev. Hugh Lagan, SMA, Psy.D., explores the impact of isolation on health and well-being and offers skills for reclaiming the power of interpersonal connection in daily life.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Explore the key causes and impact of our modern loneliness epidemic;
  2. Identify practical skills for cultivating intimacy in interpersonal relationships; and
  3. Discover ways to build more socially satisfying connections.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. Why does loneliness trigger strong feelings of shame and fear?
  2. How can a person still feel lonely while surrounded by people?
  3. How can solitude help us escape loneliness?