Closer Than Breath, Six-Week Centering Prayer Course via Zoom

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Join the six-week Centering Prayer course to deepen your prayer and meditation. Closer Than Breath focuses on the Divine Indwelling at the heart of Centering Prayer teaching and practice. With weekly, bite-sized videos to deepen your practice and three optional contemplative prayer groups a week, this course can be used to deepen your practice and


Re-Entering Community through Silence: Centering Prayer Retreat with Mary Dwyer

Bethany Retreat Center 1031 Germania Rd, Frenchville, PA

Presenter: Mary Dwyer Come away to Bethany Retreat Center for a deeper experience of Centering Prayer in community. We will have extended prayer times (3 to 4 hours per day) and input on deepening our Centering Prayer practice. The retreat will be in silence with time for personal reflection and renewal. An already established knowledge


The Mystical Meaning of Silence via Zoom

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Join this free Centering Prayer workshop and unpack the Mystical Meaning of Silence by exploring - Silence as a path to the Divine Presence within - The mystical approach to silence and awareness - Opening to God beyond words and concepts Cost: Free Presenter: Keith Kristich, commissioned Centering Prayer presenter and certified mediation teacher See


Facilitating Retreat – Postponed to Spring 2022

Our Lady of Bethesda 7007 Bradley Blvd, Bethesda, MD

Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington: Our May 2021 Facilitating Workshop is now-cancelled and is being rescheduled for Spring 2022. If you are registered for the cancelled workshop and would like a refund or to transfer your registration to the rescheduled workshop, please contact Kathleen Blank Riether at Contact Marjorie Centofanti at with


Two Thomases: Merton and Keating Leading Us to Transformation – via Zoom

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A devotee of both Thomas Merton and Thomas Keating, Maggie Winfrey will share her reflections how these two have guided her spiritual journey simply as an ordinary seeker. A contemplative for over four decades, Maggie Winfrey taught kids to read as well as led adult spiritual enrichment for over 35 years. A commissioned presenter of


Centering Prayer from the Ground of the Heart

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

Looking afresh at Centering Prayer beginning from utter surrender, we will practice the cues of: be surrender, letting thoughts be as they are, and letting go of thoughts we have collapsed upon. We will practice noticing especially the interplay of surrender and spaciousness of heart, and the gentlest of return/re-recognition of surrender during regular sits,

Centering Prayer: The Human Condition via Zoom

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The Mercy Center Centering Prayer Program presents: Centering Prayer and the Human Condition Live Online Saturday May 15, 2021 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM USA Pacific Time "Where are you? Why are you hiding?” In his book The Human Condition, Thomas Keating writes, "This marvelous story of creation is not just about Adam and Eve.


“In the Shadow of Your Wings” via Zoom

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“In the shadow of your wings I take refuge, until the times of destruction pass.” - Psalm 57:1 Sponsored by Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington (COMW), Fr. Vincent Pizzuto will lead a virtual half-day retreat entitled "In the Shadow of Your Wings" on Saturday, May 15th, 1-4pm (Eastern Time). In light of the challenges


The Gift of Life: Death & Dying, Life & Living via Zoom – 12-Step Friendly

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Covid-19 has caused most of us to experience some type of loss, stress, questions of faith and possibly death of loved ones. Even without Covid-19, there is an almost universal pondering we share about suffering and death. Join us as we explore these common and often "tabooed" subjects in a four-part Zoom meeting series. Four


Introduction to Centering Prayer

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9:00-12:30 Central Standard Time During these challenging times Centering Prayer is a way to draw closer to God. It is a Christian form of meditation that serves as a method of movement into contemplative prayer, a way to open oneself to the Divine Presence and, through the healing of the Holy Spirit, to be of


Recovery Centering Prayer Workshop

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For those practicing a 12-step program, the simple yet powerful method of Centering Prayer opens one to a deeper spiritual awakening. Centering Prayer is a silent prayer practice like meditation that has been used over the centuries. This workshop will help those searching for emotional and spiritual sobriety through the 12-steps of AA, Al-Anon, and


Living the Beatitudes: Discovering the Mystical Truth of Jesus’ Words

Mercy Center Burlingame 2300 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA

Living the Beatitudes: Discovering the Mystical Truth of Jesus' Words Hybrid retreat: On site* at Mercy Center and Online May 27-31, 2021 Begins Thursday at 4:00 p.m. and concludes Monday at 12 p.m. (Pacific Time) $400 *on-site, $400 online (Learning grant funds available on request.) "Consider that the word Jesus uses, which we have traditionally