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Brandon Nappi

Brandon Nappi, DMin, MDiv, is the Executive Director of Leadership Programs at Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. After twenty years facilitating retreats, Brandon founded Copper Beech Institute, a worldwide mindfulness community dedicated to sharing contemplative practice to heal our aching world. Brandon’s life has been deeply nourished by Christian mysticism, meditation, interreligious dialogue, and Zen practice. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Yale Divinity School, he holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in Homiletics from Aquinas Institute of Theology. Brandon walks alongside seekers, divinity students, and healers as a spiritual director and mentor. He can be found knitting, gardening, and playing guitar.

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