header home What's New Resources Community Links Connection header
Follow NouwenLegacy on:
Find us on Blogger Find us on Facebook Find us on Google+ Find us on Twitter Find us on YouTube

About this Site

This website is dedicated to promote the enduring legacy of Henri Nouwen, one of the greatest spiritual writers of the last century. It is owned and managed by Wil Hernandez whose Ph.D. dissertation work focused upon the study of Nouwen's counterintuitive and countercultural brand of spirituality.
Click here to find out more about Wil Hernandez and his work.

Join NLA

Upcoming Events

Weekend Retreat at St. Benedict Center, Schuyler, Nebraska
Sept. 8-10, 2017
Nouwen Workshop in Wichita, KS (Apprentice Gathering)
Sept. 29, 2017
Weekend Retreat at Mary & Joseph (Palos Verdes, CA)
Nov. 10-12, 2017
Weekend Retreat at Valyermo, CA
Nov.24-26, 2017


Quote of the Day

Ministry Connection

Spiritual Direction
Spiritual Retreat

Book Reviews

Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction
American Catholic Studies: Journal of the American Historical Society
Henri Nouwen Society
Amazon Books

Wil's Quick Updates

follow WHernandez at http://twitter.com

Calendar of Events

nouwenlegacy.blogspot.com

 
Archives

View past archives of: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

'
Henri Nouwen on the Sacrament of Presence and Absence'

'Henri Nouwen on the Sacrament of Presence and Absence'
"Henri Nouwen on the Sacrament of Presence and Absence"
Mary & Joseph Retreat Center (Palos Verdes, CA)
November 2, 2013

Weekend Retreat at Saint Andrew's Abbey
Nouwen Weekend Retreat at Saint Andrew's Abbey, Valyermo, CA
October 4-6, 2013

HOMECOMING:Henri Nouwen and the Spiritual Odyssey of the Prodigal
HOMECOMING: Henri Nouwen and the Spiritual Odyssey of the Prodigal
Weekend Retreat - San Damiano, Danville, CA (Sept. 13-15, 2013)

'
Befriending Imperfection and Tension in Our Journey: In the Footsteps of Henri Nouwen'
Weekend Retreat – August 23-25, 2013
La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara, CA

'Befriending Imperfection and Tension in Our Journey: In the Footsteps of Henri Nouwen'
Weekend Retreat – August 23-25, 2013
La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara, CA 1 
'Befriending Imperfection and Tension in Our Journey: In the Footsteps of Henri Nouwen'
Weekend Retreat – August 23-25, 2013
La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara, CA 2


'Befriending Imperfection and Tension in Our Journey: In the Footsteps of Henri Nouwen'
Weekend Retreat – August 23-25, 2013
La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara, CA 3
"Befriending Imperfection and Tension in Our Journey:
In the Footsteps of Henri Nouwen"

Weekend Retreat - August 23-25, 2013
La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara, CA

''Wrestling with Tension: Henri Nouwen and the Reality of Our Journey'
One-Day Retreat at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Encino, CA (July 27)

'Wrestling with Tension: Henri Nouwen and the Reality of Our Journey'
One-Day Retreat at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Encino, CA (July 27) 1

'Wrestling with Tension: Henri Nouwen and the Reality of Our Journey'
One-Day Retreat at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Encino, CA (July 27) 2


'Wrestling with Tension: Henri Nouwen and the Reality of Our Journey'
One-Day Retreat at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Encino, CA (July 27)
"Wrestling with Tension: Henri Nouwen and the Reality of Our Journey"
One-Day Retreat at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Encino, CA (July 27)

'Wondrous Fear and Holy Awe' Meeting of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. 
University of Notre Dame, IN – June 29-July 2, 2013
'Wondrous Fear and Holy Awe' Meeting of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. 
University of Notre Dame, IN – June 29-July 2, 2013

'Wondrous Fear and Holy Awe' Meeting of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. 
University of Notre Dame, IN – June 29-July 2, 2013
"Behold the Beauty of the Lord: Henri Nouwen's Awe-filled Ruminations
on Rembrandt's 'Return of the Prodigal Son'"

A Paper Presented at the "Wondrous Fear and Holy Awe" Meeting of the Society for
the Study of Christian Spirituality University of Notre Dame, IN
June 29-July 2, 2013

TYNDALE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE & SEMINARY
June 10-14, 2013
Mystery, Tension, Polarity: The Spiritual Nexus of Henri Nouwen's Journey Mystery, Tension, Polarity: The Spiritual Nexus of Henri Nouwen's Journey
A Public Lecture Hosted by Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre
June 11, 6:30-8:30 pm
Mystery, Tension, Polarity: The Spiritual Nexus of Henri Nouwen's Journey
A Public Lecture Hosted by Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre
June 11, 6:30-8:30 pm
"Mystery, Tension, Polarity: The Spiritual Nexus of Henri Nouwen's Journey"
A Public Lecture Hosted by Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre
June 11, 6:30-8:30 pm

Dynamics of Our Spiritual Life Chapel Devotional Talk – June 11, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm Dynamics of Our Spiritual Life Chapel Devotional Talk – June 11, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm Dynamics of Our Spiritual Life Chapel Devotional Talk – June 11, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
"Dynamics of Our Spiritual Life" Chapel Devotional Talk
June 11, 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

The Spirituality of Henri Nouwen Summer Intensive Class (June 10-14 – 9:00 am-4:00 pm) The Spirituality of Henri Nouwen Summer Intensive Class (June 10-14 – 9:00 am-4:00 pm) The Spirituality of Henri Nouwen Summer Intensive Class (June 10-14 – 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
"The Spirituality of Henri Nouwen" Summer Intensive Class
(June 10-14 - 9:00am-4:00pm)

FOUR-DAY RETREAT IN HOLLAND, MI
Embracing Our Tension-filled Journey Camp Geneva, May 28-31, 2013 Embracing Our Tension-filled Journey Camp Geneva, May 28-31, 2013 Embracing Our Tension-filled Journey Camp Geneva, May 28-31, 2013
"Embracing Our Tension-filled Journey"
Camp Geneva, May 28-31, 2013
Click HERE to view Slideshow/Video

TWO-NIGHT RETREAT IN PECOS, NM
Living from the Center: Henri Nouwen on the True Self
"Living from the Center: Henri Nouwen on the True Self"
Pecos Abbey, May 18-20, 2013
View Retreat Pictures
View Retreat Slideshow/Video
HENRI NOUWEN RETREAT IN WICHITA, KANSAS
HENRI NOUWEN RETREAT IN WICHITA, KANSAS HENRI NOUWEN RETREAT IN WICHITA, KANSAS HENRI NOUWEN RETREAT IN WICHITA, KANSAS
The Magnificat Center, April 19-20, 2013

SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS INTERNATIONAL (SDI) CONFERENCE
(Crowne Plaza, St. Paul - Riverfront, Minnesota)
Leadership Institute Event (April 11-18, 2013)
SDI Retreat at the Episcopal House of Prayer SDI Retreat at the Episcopal House of Prayer SDI Retreat at the Episcopal House of Prayer
SDI Retreat at the Episcopal House of Prayer
(St. John's Collegeville, MN) - April 16-18, 2013

Compassion/Confrontation in Spiritual Companioning: Insights from Henri Nouwen Compassion/Confrontation in Spiritual Companioning: Insights from Henri Nouwen Compassion/Confrontation in Spiritual Companioning: Insights from Henri Nouwen
"Compassion/Confrontation in Spiritual Companioning:
Insights from Henri Nouwen"
SDI Workshop Presentation (April 12, 2013)

Embracing Ambiguity and Tension in Spiritual Direction - Leadership Institute Event (April 11, 2013) Embracing Ambiguity and Tension in Spiritual Direction - Leadership Institute Event (April 11, 2013) Embracing Ambiguity and Tension in Spiritual Direction - Leadership Institute Event (April 11, 2013)
"Embracing Ambiguity and Tension in Spiritual Direction"
SDI Leadership Institute Event (April 11, 2013)


PHILIPPINE NOUWEN EVENTS 2013
Click HERE to view Philippine Trip Slide Show


Nouwen Weekend Retreat (Feb. 8-10) - From Tension to Transformation

Nouwen Weekend Retreat (Feb. 8-10) - "From Tension to Transformation"
Our Lady's Hill Retreat House (Bago City, Negros Occidental)
Click HERE to view more Retreat Pictures

Conference Presentation on Nouwen <br />(St. Joseph Regional Seminary, Jaro, Iloilo) - Feb. 4 Conference Presentation on Nouwen (St. Joseph Regional Seminary, Jaro, Iloilo) - Feb. 4 Conference Presentation on Nouwen (St. Joseph Regional Seminary, Jaro, Iloilo) - Feb. 4

Conference Presentation on Nouwen (Feb. 4)
St. Joseph Regional Seminary (Jaro, Iloilo)

Clergy Day of Recollection Presentation on Nouwen (Archbishop's Palace, Jaro, Iloilo) - Feb. 3 Clergy Day of Recollection Presentation on Nouwen (Archbishop's Palace, Jaro, Iloilo) - Feb. 3 Clergy Day of Recollection Presentation on Nouwen (Archbishop's Palace, Jaro, Iloilo) - Feb. 3

Clergy Day of Recollection Presentation on Nouwen
(Archbishop's Palace, Jaro, Iloilo) - Feb. 3

Nouwen Seminar at the Church of the Holy Trinity at Forbes Park (Feb. 2) Nouwen Seminar at the Church of the Holy Trinity at Forbes Park (Feb. 2) Nouwen Seminar at the Church of the Holy Trinity at Forbes Park (Feb. 2)

Nouwen Seminar at the Church of the Holy Trinity at Forbes Park (Feb. 2)

Small Group Presentations (Asian Theological Seminary Nouwen Class) - Feb. 1 Small Group Presentations (Asian Theological Seminary Nouwen Class) - Feb. 1 Small Group Presentations (Asian Theological Seminary Nouwen Class) - Feb. 1

Small Group Presentations
(Asian Theological Seminary Nouwen Class) - Feb. 1

Nouwen Seminar with the RVM Sisters (Jan. 26 – 8:30 am-12:00 nn) Nouwen Seminar with the RVM Sisters (Jan. 26 – 8:30 am-12:00 nn) Nouwen Seminar with the RVM Sisters (Jan. 26 – 8:30 am-12:00 nn)

Nouwen Seminar with the RVM Sisters (Jan. 26 - 8:30 am-12:00 nn)
Mother Ignacia Center for Spirituality

Weekend Retreat at Sacred Heart Novitiate (Jan. 18-20) Weekend Retreat at Sacred Heart Novitiate (Jan. 18-20) Weekend Retreat at Sacred Heart Novitiate (Jan. 18-20)
Weekend Retreat at Sacred Heart Novitiate (Jan. 18-20) Weekend Retreat at Sacred Heart Novitiate (Jan. 18-20) Weekend Retreat at Sacred Heart Novitiate (Jan. 18-20)

Weekend Retreat at Sacred Heart Novitiate (Jan. 18-20)
(Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines)

wil@nouwenlegacy.com