Zoom Centering Prayer Introductory Workshop – 12 Step Friendly
September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pmFree
“Be Still and Know that I Am God”
– Psalm 46:11
Sunday, September 26, 1:00 pm – 4:30 p.m. with four-five follow-up sessions, also on Sundays (dates TBD by participants).
Introduction to the method of Centering Prayer with two practice meditations and Q & A.
Centering Prayer is meant to facilitate the movement into contemplation, or what Gregory the Great referred to as resting in God. In Open Mind, Open Heart, Fr. Thomas says, “The fundamental purpose of Centering Prayer … is to contribute to bringing the
knowledge and experience of God’s love into the general consciousness of the human family.” We sometimes think of prayer as words we express to a God who is “out there,” and often don’t recognize that God is present to us in our inmost being, with every
breath we take, every beat of our heart, every thought, feeling, in all the activities of our daily life. The knowledge and experience of God’s love in this prayer move us closer to becoming who God created us to be in our lives and in the lives of those with whom we
live and love and interact daily. The method of Centering Prayer is derived from ancient sources in the Judeo-Christian tradition.