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We embrace the process of transformation in Christ, both in ourselves and in others, through the practice of Centering Prayer.

Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is a receptive method of silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer, prayer in which we experience God's presence within us, closer than breathing, closer than thinking, closer than consciousness itself. This method of prayer is both a relationship with God and a discipline to foster that relationship.

Centering Prayer is not meant to replace other kinds of prayer. Rather, it adds depth of meaning to all prayer and facilitates the movement from more active modes of prayer - verbal, mental or affective prayer - into a receptive prayer of resting in God. Centering Prayer emphasizes prayer as a personal relationship with God and as a movement beyond conversation with Christ to communion with Christ.

The Benefits of Centering Prayer

What is Centering Prayer and How Do We Do It?

Mary Dwyer provides a brief introduction to Centering Prayer.

The source of Centering Prayer, as in all methods leading to contemplative prayer, is the Indwelling Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The focus of Centering Prayer is the deepening of our relationship with the living Christ. 

Read this Method of Centering Prayer brochure.  One way to learn the method is through this in-home package:  Centering Prayer:  A Training Course for Opening to the Presence of God; click to View in Store.

Click to download the Centering Prayer Introductory Program Tri-fold brochure.

Retreats

Friday, 21 July 2017
Region:
Southeastern US
Thursday, 27 July 2017
Region:
Southeastern US
Sunday, 30 July 2017
Region:
Eastern US
Friday, 4 August 2017
Region:
Southeastern US

Workshops

Saturday, 3 June 2017
Eastern US
Saturday, 3 June 2017
Southeastern US
Friday, 9 June 2017
Upper Northern US
Saturday, 10 June 2017
Eastern US
Friday, 16 June 2017
Eastern US
Sunday, 25 June 2017
Pacific West Coast US
Monday, 26 June 2017
Midwest US
Friday, 21 July 2017
Southeastern US

Documents

Centering Prayer Brochure, Maltese translation
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Centering Prayer Brochure, Mandarin Chinese translation
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Centering Prayer Brochure, Polish Translation
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Centering Prayer Introduction Tri-Fold BW
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Centering Prayer Norwegian Translation, Sentrerende Bønns Metode
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Centrerende bons metode, Centering Prayer Brochure, Danish translation
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De Methode van het Innerlijk Gebed, Centering Prayer Brochure, Dutch translation
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Die Methode des Zentrierenden Gebetes, Centering Prayer Brochure, German translation
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El Método de la Oración Centrante, Centering Prayer Brochure, Spanish translation
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Il Metodo della Centering Prayer, Centering Prayer Brochure, Italian translation
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