Presence, Prayer and Writing from the Heart One-Day Retreat

Wisdom House 229 East Litchfield Road, Litchfield, CT

All of us have myriad stories to tell. Some focus on your family history, spiritual journey, experiences in Nature or a life-changing situation. These stories can take many forms but the most compelling are the ones written from the heart, those that touch and move us and sometimes transform both the writer and reader. Writing


The Enneagram and Contemplative Living via Zoom

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THE ENNEAGRAM AND CONTEMPLATIVE LIVING A Virtual Retreat from Contemplative Outreach of New Mexico June 19, 2021 9:30-3:30 Mountain Time The Enneagram offers a profound body of wisdom for psychological and spiritual healing. Based on the triadic nature of reality, it is intended to help us awaken to our truer nature. Understanding the Enneagram to

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“The Cloud of Unknowing” via Zoom

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An anonymous Christian contemplative from the middle ages wrote the classic work The Cloud of Unknowing. Centering Prayer, of course, is based on this seminal work of spiritual practice. The whole of The Cloud of Unknowing is about contemplation. The practice of contemplation goes beyond the mind. It goes into unknowing. The author is insistent


Six-Day Intensive/Post Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat

Bethany Retreat Center 1031 Germania Rd, Frenchville, PA

Presenters: Sr. Ruth Ann Madera, Fr. Phil Billotte, Doug Laplante. Rooted in the ancient Christian contemplative tradition, the goal of this form of Christian prayer is to foster a deeper intimacy with Christ through the silence and stillness of contemplative prayer. Intensive: An in-depth retreat for those experienced in Centering Prayer. The retreat will facilitate


Guard of the Heart, A Traditional Way to Enrich Your Contemplative Practice via Zoom

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"Guard of the Heart … disposes us to let go of personal likes and dislikes and to accept painful situations as they arise." “It deals with the whole of life. It expresses our ongoing intention to be with God in the present moment and sustains it.” - Fr. Thomas Keating as told to Bob Mischke


9th Centering Prayer and Enneagram Zoom Retreat

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"Centering Prayer and Enneagram" retreat is meant for anyone who wants to advance in their contemplative prayer practice with a deeper knowledge of who we are and why we do the things we do. Knowing who we are is the first step into growing in wisdom. Enneagram personality types will show us what motivates us


Zoom Centering Prayer Facilitator Training – 12 Step Friendly

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A Zoom Centering Prayer Group Facilitator Training (everyone is encouraged to take this training to be empowered to share these volunteer opportunities). This Level 1 workshop consists of fundamentals of facilitating a Centering Prayer group including: – the spirituality of facilitating a Centering Prayer group; – the basics of facilitating a Centering Prayer group; -


Introduction to Centering Prayer

Gingrichs Mennonite Church 100 Forney Rd, Lebanon, PA

Mark Kutolowski will be facilitating this introduction to Centering Prayer. It includes both instruction and group practice in a method that fosters contemplative prayer. Please see the link below to register.

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A Two-Session Introduction to Centering Prayer via Zoom

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Are you Interested in learning more about the method of Centering Prayer, or do you know someone who is? In this two-part Zoom workshop, participants will learn the method of Centering Prayer and its conceptual background. There will also be two opportunities to experience the prayer, followed by time for Q & A. The workshop


Wisdom Overflowing: Contemplation and the Perennial Philosophy – via Zoom

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Although the various religious traditions have conflicting beliefs and rituals, the mystics and contemplatives all point to the same universal truths -- that God is present, every where, and at all times, in everyone and that our unique human invitation is to wake up to this Reality. Join this workshop to explore the Perennial Tradition


Present to Presence: A Silent Centering Prayer Retreat

Mercy by the Sea Retreat and Conference Center 167 Neck Road, Madison, CT

August 15 - 18, 2021 Thomas Keating once posed the question: Why go on retreat? His response was “to experience the deepest silence” and “just … be, opening uninterruptedly to God’s presence and to the enormous energy of love that creates and sustains us and the universe…” Even in our covid world, it’s important to