Grounding the Prayer of the Cloud with the Prayer of the Heart

On-Line 320 Sena Drive, Metairie, LA

An e-Introduction to Heart Intention for Centering Prayer Practitioners with David Frenette Tuesday May 3 - Sunday May 22, 2022 Free; suggested donation $45 USD The world is rapidly changing.  Heart Intention is a contemplative practice that, with Centering Prayer, helps us respond to the new challenges we are facing. In Centering Prayer and Heart

FREE

Spring Silent Saturday – In Person

Holy Spirit Retreat Center 4316 Lanai Road, Encino, CA

Spring is a time for renewal. Rejuvenate your spirit with a quiet morning of Centering Prayer and silence. The morning provides time for communal prayer, a contemplative walk, private journaling and reflection, and ends with a period of Lectio Divina. This event is open to beginners as well as those experienced in contemplative prayer or

Free

Sister Kathleen Deignan, CND ​”Thomas Merton: Guide Through the Dark Night of Earth” – via zoom

Internet - Online

Among the great luminaries of the Christian spiritual tradition, the modern master, Thomas Merton, shines a penetrating light upon our challenging lives and times. More than half a century after his death, Merton grows in stature and relevance as a pattern of integral ecological consciousness becomes evident throughout his written corpus as its complexity and

$50.00

Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop — via Zoom and in-person

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This event is both in-person and via Zoom. “Come to me all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest.” (Mt 28:11) Centering Prayer, a Christian form of meditation, is a way to become more receptive to the Holy Spirit’s presence in our life, supporting, inspiring and leading us. Centering prayer

$25

All Parts of You Are Welcome Here

Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center 303 Tunxis Road, West Hartford, CT

Do you do and feel things you don’t want to? Do you long to connect with God exactly as you are and not as you “should” be? Join therapist Jenna Riemersma as she explains why all parts of you are welcome and guides you into a deeply transformational connection with the Divine. This day is

Notes of Rest – via Zoom

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Hosted by Contemplative Outreach of Chicago Notes of Rest is a musical-textual retreat, which places meditations from a Bible passage and writings from Black contemplatives on a bed of music, cultivating stillness, introspection, and creativity in communities so that all may find rest. The approach may be thought of as a kind of "Musica Divina,"

$10 – $25

Eight-Day Centering Prayer Intensive Retreat

Holy Cross Monastery - New York 1615 Route 9W, West Park, NY

The Eight-Day Centering Prayer Intensive Retreat offered from Tuesday, May 17 to Tuesday, May 24, 2022, provides an opportunity to deepen the practice of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of silence and community support. This retreat follows the Contemplative Outreach guidelines for an Intensive Retreat including six 30-minute Centering Prayer periods daily. The prayer is

$850

Mystic Series: Gift of Tears

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In-person and via Zoom at the Center for Contemplative Living in Elm Grove, Wisconsin, USA In ancient times contemplatives aspired to the Gift of Tears. Here and there it is treasured even today. Mingled perhaps with some ambivalence. We will touch on several perspectives of the nature of this delicate Gift: historical, contemporary, psychological, and

$20

Overnight Facilitating Workshop

Our Lady of Bethesda 7007 Bradley Blvd, Bethesda, MD

Hosted by Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington. National Contemplative Outreach (CO Ltd.) presenters, along with COMW’s service team, offer this special event to encourage and enrich the experience of being a Centering Prayer group facilitator. It’s the first of its kind in our area. Our mission aims to help attendees: 1) recognize their calling

$185.00

Centering Prayer and Oneness

Mercy Center Burlingame 2300 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA

"Contemplation...is not a special gift. It is simply seeing form the perspective of oneness, or in other words, from the level of our spiritual awareness. It can indeed be practiced, and over time, with sincerity and persistence, it becomes an abiding state of consciousness.” ― Cynthia Bourgeault, in Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening Our contemplative

$800

Post-Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat (In-Person)

Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center 916 Convent Road, AL

In-person at Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center in Cullman, Alabama Fr. Bill Sheehan will be leading this 8-day post-intensive retreat. For safety reasons the retreat is limited to those who have attended an 8-day retreat previously, and the number of participants is limited to 10. If you are interested in the retreat, contact Katy Smith at