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Centering Prayer Dual-Track Intensive Post-Intensive Retreat
Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center
Dual-Track Intensive Post-Intensive Retreat May 23-30 2017. Note: Previous participation in a Centering Prayer intensive retreat and/or an established practice of daily centering prayer is required. The Intensive Retreat is an in-depth experience in contemplative living and spirituality. The purpose of the retreat is to assist the participants in entering into a more intimate relationship with God and self. This is facilitated through the cultivation of a deep level of interior silence in a nurturing, supportive environment that combines both solitude and community.
The Post Intensive is a next step into a profound silence and stillness in order to facilitate a more intimate union with God. The Eight/Ten Day Intensive is a prerequisite for the Post Intensive. Content: Three extended sessions of Centering prayer a day;opportunity for private interviews with the retreat staff; participation in an atmosphere of silence;daily sharing sessions (Intensive only); private time for solitude and reflection(extended time for Post Intensive; Fr. Keating's DVD series: "The Spiritual Journey" (Intensive only). Post Intensive only: Grand silence; 2 DVDs are viewed; opportunity to join the Benedictine Sisters for evening Vespers. Retreat begins Tuesday May 23, registration between 3-5pm. Contact the Rev. Katy Smith for more details email@example.com Cost: $750.; $100.non-refundable deposit is required. Supported by Contemplative Outreach Birmingham www.centeringprayeralabama.org