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Day of Enrichment

Date: 
Sat, 08 Apr 2017
Duration: 
1 days
Region: 
Eastern US

Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center

303 Tunxis Road
06107 West Hartford , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Type: 
Workshop
Contact Name: 
Mike Smoolca
Contact Email: 
msmoolca@hotmail.com
Contact Phone: 
860-798-8992

Contemplative Enrichment Days

Provides a day of immersion experience of Contemplative Prayer and Community along with teaching and small group sharing led by the best qualified and experienced Christian Contemplative teachers and leaders from around the country.  The full program includes seven full-day offerings of intensive Christian Contemplative immersion over an eight month period. An established Centering Prayer or similar Christian Contemplative Prayer practice is recommended. 

TERESA OF AVILA:  INTIMACY AND ECSTASY
April 8, 2017
8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Susan Komis

Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) is one of Christianity’s great mystics and teachers.  Her final work, The Interior Castle, is one of the most profound literary works on the contemplative dimension and experiential mysticism.

Prayer stood at the center of Teresa’s teachings.  Her fidelity to prayer was a means of deepening her intimate relationship and companionship with God.  She considered a life of prayer in terms of love.

Together we will reflect on the light of Teresa’s timeless insights into the human soul, its journey toward God, and how Teresa’s teaching is relevant to our personal contemporary spiritual journey today.

Please Register here:  https://www.holyfamilyretreat.org/cce/enrichmentday06