Wisdom School: Three-Centered Presence & Transformation of Consciousness

Mercy Center Burlingame 2300 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA, United States

“From time immemorial Wisdom Schools have emerged in times of global crisis or on the cusp of great leaps in human consciousness in order to help shepherd our planet through the transition. While there is academic teaching that goes on here, that is not the primary business of a Wisdom school; the primary business is


Physio Divina – Embodied Centering Prayer Half-Day Retreat
 – via Zoom

Internet - Online , United States

Physio Divina - Sept 3, 2022 Online Embodied Centering Prayer Half Day Retreat https://us02web.zoom.us/j/92185854158?pwd=dDJxN0FkRkRvQWhrQURwN29SUTBFUT09 Meeting Id: 921-8585-4185 Password: 730086 An Online (Zoom) 2 ½ hour Centering Prayer retreat will be offered on the first Saturday of each month. These Saturdays will focus on Centering Prayer practices, Lectio Divina, Visio Divina, Physio Divina. We provide sacred time and space for


Entering the Mystical Mandala: Centering Oneself in the Sacred Circle

Siena Retreat Center, Racine WI 5637 Erie St, Racine, WI 53402, Racine, WI, United States

This retreat will explore the universal symbol of the sacred circle known as the “mandala” and why we are naturally drawn to this sacred shape. Together we will experience how and why entering the process of creating and working with mandalas fosters physical, psychological and spiritual grounding in our lives. Attendees will be invited to


Praying with the Ear of our Heart-A Lectio Divina Retreat

Bethany Retreat Center 1031 Germania Rd, Frenchville, PA, United States

The focus of the retreat will be a Lectio Divina Introductory Workshop based on Fr. Thomas Keating’s teachings of the Four Senses of Scripture. The experience of praying with Holy Scripture will be supported by Centering Prayer periods with ample time for personal reflection and/or exploring the many trails on the partially wooded 140 acres


How Contemplation Can Heal A Violent World

Christ Episcopal Church, Columbia MD 6800 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD, United States

In the 25th Anniversary celebration of Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington DC (COMW), the Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, Bishop of Maryland, COMW co-founder, will lead a full-day program on how contemplation is as relevant as ever in today’s world of violence at all levels of our lives, both domestically and globally. Indeed, Centering

12-Step Introductory Workshop on Centering Prayer as 11th-Step Practice – via Zoom

Internet - Online , United States

Centering Prayer as an 11th Step Practice Introductory Workshop and a presentation on The Human Condition We have discovered that even when we live with great resolve, determination, and effort, we cannot heal ourselves. Yes, there are things we can do, but we came to believe that healing is the work of our higher power.


Centering Prayer: An 11th-Step Practice – Introductory Workshop via Zoom

Internet - Online , United States

We have found Centering Prayer to be a meaningful method for our daily 11th-step meditation practice. To share this method with others in 12-step recovery, we are offering this workshop to teach participants about the practice of Centering Prayer. We will also have a talk about the human condition, which will help explain why we


Autumn Silent Saturday

Holy Spirit Retreat Center 4316 Lanai Road, Encino, CA, United States

This Fall morning provides for a communal practice of Centering Prayer, a contemplative walk, private journaling and reflection, and ends with a period of Lectio Divina. Open to beginners as well as those experienced in contemplative prayer or silent meditation, All are welcome. A brief introduction to Centering Prayer will be offered for those new


Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop

St. Mary's Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development 770 St. Mary's Lane, TN, United States

In this workshop participants will learn the method of this way of praying as well as some of the conceptual background that underlies it. They will also have an opportunity to experience this prayer. Suggestions will be offered to enable participants to continue this practice on a daily basis. This is a one day workshop


Body Presence and Contemplative Awareness – BioSpiritual Focusing Day of Presence – via Zoom

Internet - Online , United States

Discover a deeper awareness of healing and wisdom accessible to each of us through our bodies. During this day we'll establish BioSpiritual Focusing’s place in Body Awareness Practice and then progressively and experimentally introduce participants to the focusing concepts which will conclude with a demonstration and discussion of Focusing. Participants will be invited to welcome


The Word of God, in Silence and Sound: Centering Prayer in the Context of the Divine Office

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

Contemplative Immersion Retreat with Fr. Justin Lanier This contemplative immersion retreat will flow through periods of Centering Prayer, walking meditation, teaching, and the simple chant of the Divine Office. The seasons of the night and day will be marked with the corresponding praying the Offices of Matins, Lauds, Prime, Terce, Sext, None, Vespers, and Compline

Virtual Silent Saturday with Fr. Vinny McKiernan CSP – via Zoom

Internet - Online , United States

A Silent Saturday provides a few hours that are set aside for Centering Prayer, Lectio Divina, spiritual teaching and reflection. Fr. Vinny will discuss "The Humanity of Jesus" as well as Karl Rahner's quote: "The Incarnation is the ineffable outrageousness of the absolute Godhead in person falling stark naked into our narrow creaturehood." Fr Vinny