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2016 Rites of Passage - Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness

  • Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness Winkleman, AZ 85192 United States (map)

2016 Rites of Passage - ARIZONA

Brandenburg Mountain, AZ

Brandenburg Mountain, AZ

Men's Rites of Passage

Dates: April 27 - May 1, 2016
Location: Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness (AZ)
Host: Arizona Male Spirituality



It is time for all men to grow up spiritually. We need to explore ancient wisdom and deep teachings about the spiritual life of men. If it is true that the spiritual life of men is, for many, hidden or concealed, repressed or forgotten, then great things might follow if we dare to unbury and open up…

Matthew Fox, The Hidden Spirituality of Men

Throughout history and around the globe, societies have demonstrated that cultural survival is dependent on personal spirituality. Unfortunately, the proven way to lead males on this journey has diminished, and even been lost in the most "modern" societies. In the video below, Fr. Richard Rohr addresses the reality that if men are not led through an inner journey of powerlessness, they will inevitably misunderstand and abuse power.

If you feel you're ready for initiation into a deeper spiritual life, and to transition to the next phase of your journey, apply here for the  Men's Rites Of Passage (MROP) by doing the following:

  1. Pay your $50 application deposit here.
  2. And then follow this link to the Online Application Form.

Arizona Male Spirituality is a volunteer organization dedicated to helping men progress on their spiritual Journey.  As a licensed regional affiliate of the Illuman global organization, we host the bi-annual Men's Rites of Passage program in Arizona (open to men from around the world).  We also sponsor various conferences that continue to explore specific issues of male spiritual development.

In "Why Males Need Initiation," Fr. Richard Rohr shows how primal societies have demonstrated that cultural survival is dependent on personal spirituality...

Earlier Event: April 23
Rohr Video for Men