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Let Your Heartbreak Be Your Guide

with Adam Bucko

Get ready for a real deep dive, ya’ll. From his childhood in oppressed Poland, to being an undocumented immigrant in the US, meeting Christ in India, and founding a new monastic community, Father Adam Bucko’s story has given him a razor-sharp vision into the meaning of life.

Join us to learn:

🔸 What gives Adam hope in the midst of so much suffering and pain

🔹 What it means to travel into our despair–and how that can provide us a “container in which grace can descend”

🔸 The role of the Black Madonna in Eastern Europe

🔹 How meeting a homeless child in India changed his entire life path

🔸 His top 6 favorite Eastern European saints–and why we need Saint Faustina more than ever

Join us as we navigate some of life’s most tender paths.

Father Adam Bucko is a spiritual director, activist, and Episcopal priest (with dreads!). After growing up in Eastern Europe, Adam went on to spend many years working with homeless youth in New York, through his award winning organization, the Reciprocity Foundation.

He has long been dedicated to a life of engaged contemplation, and is remembered for being a founding father of the New Monastic movement.

He currently serves as a director of The Center for Spiritual Imagination, and is a member of The Community of the Incarnation, a ‘new monastic’ community dedicated to democratizing the gifts of monastic spirituality. He is the author of several books, including his latest, Let Your Heartbreak be Your Guide: Lessons in Engaged Contemplation.

To learn more about Father Adam, visit, or check out his Center’s webpage,

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