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; -
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.
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
A four-hour workshop.
Preparing Heart and Mind With Devotional Chant & Gesture Online 1-day Retreat Sat, Aug 7th 9-3pm (Central Time) Led by Jim Reale Chanting has been a method of prayer over the centuries, to lift up one’s heart to God. Chant is a common thread of devotion to the Divine found in all the major religious
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
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
Hosted by Contemplative Outreach of Portland (COOP) and Contemplative Outreach of Willamette Valley (COWV). Experience Deep Silence at recently remodeled St. Benedict's Guesthouse, Mt. Angel Abbey. Retreat includes 4 nights in a private room, private bath, all meals. Opportunities abound to pray with the monks, walk the stations of the cross in the park-like grounds,
August 19 - 21, 2021 All of us have myriad stories to tell. Some involve your family history, spiritual journey, experiences in Nature or a life-changing situation. Stories can also take many forms -- memoir, essay, poem, blog posts, or journal entries -- but the most compelling are the ones written from the heart, those
CO of Tampa Bay is happy to welcome Julie Saad for a day and a half retreat at the beautiful Franciscan Center campus in Tampa, FL. Julie is returning again to share with us her many years of experience and expertise on the Lectio Divina practice. Lectio is a foundational practice of Scripture meditation which
This is a three-day online Centering Prayer retreat via Zoom August 20th (Friday, starting at 5:30pm Central Daylight Time) to August 22nd (Sunday, ending at 12:30pm CDT) This is co-sponsered by Contemplative Outreach of New Orleans and the School for Contemplative Living. The presenter is Susan Komis of Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. The retreat will consists
“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