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AN ADVENT RETREAT INTO MUSIC

Gloria Vigilione

with Gloria Viglione

 

     

Within the Advent Season, lies the potential of interior stillness, presence, and contemplation. As darkness anticipates the Light, our inner journey is especially receptive to the ways we can make space for the Light within. This retreat into music is intended to open your soul to new ways of listening.


Come and share a morning of live contemplative musical offerings, silent stillness, simple words and meditative movement that will prepare you for the Advent mood. Gloria will offer harp, vocals, bells, and brief excerpts from poetry, ancient text or scripture. We will begin with 20 minutes of centering prayer. During our break, we will maintain SILENCE. Please come, and simply receive. Comfortable clothing suggested.


As a certified Music-Thanatologist for over 25 years, Gloria has attended the dying and their loved ones with Prescriptive Music Vigils. Using the presence of being, music, and the healing arts, she has collaborated for retreats, workshops, celebrations, and services. Her background also includes Occupational Therapy with a neurologic emphasis.

                      
 
Cost:   $35 (Comfortable clothing suggested)  
When:   Saturday, December 8  
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
Registration:   You can register ONLINE  
    Or, print the REGISTRATION FORM and mail it to the Center, along with your payment  
    You can also call the Center at 303-698-7729  
RSVP:   By Thursday, December 6  
Place:   Center for Contemplative Living  
    3650 Yates St. Denver, CO 80212  

Welcome to the Center

The Center

3650 Yates Denver, CO 80212       (303) 698-7729

OFFICE HOURS:
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tues, Wednes, Thurs

The Center is open.

MASS AT THE CENTER:
Join us for Mass in the chapel at noon on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month  Mass Schedule

PRAY IN COMMUNITY:
* Join us for Intentional     Prayer Time on Tuesdays at 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. and 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.     Learn More 

* Pray with the staff at noon on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays

Click here for more opportunities to pray in community at the Center.

PURCHASE CDS AND DVDS: To purchase CDs and DVDs from a previous Annual Conference or Mini Retreat     Click Here 

 

 

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