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We invite you to join our community for an hour of prayer on Tuesday mornings on Zoom! We begin with a 30-minute period of Centering Prayer followed by Sacred Reading of Scripture (Lectio Divina).
Suzann Klein will join Gerry Frank as a new co-leader on Zoom. Thank you, Rose, for your dedication to the Intentional Prayer Group.
Intentional Prayer Time at the Center
Centering Prayer Immersion Experience
Half Day of Prayer
“One practice to bring the effects of contemplative prayer into daily life is traditionally known as “Guard of the Heart.” This consists of letting go of every emotional disturbance as it arises and before we start thinking about it. This method is more sophisticated than dismantling the emotional programs for happiness because it deals with the whole of life. It expresses our ongoing intention to be with God in the present moment and sustains it.” (Fr. Thomas Keating, 2017)
This class will teach the practice of “Guard of the Heart” and how it compliments our Centering Prayer, and the practices of the Welcoming Prayer and the Active Prayer Phrase. We will learn the three ways any afflictive thought or emotional disturbance can be instantly released as it arises. Join us for this enriching and deepening complementary practice.
God is Love video series is Fr. Thomas Keating's latest in the Spiritual Journey Series. It is a masterful overview of how we can grow and deepen our relationship with God and how God manifests through us. The presentations both motivate and inspire us to be to be faithful to the Centering Prayer practice. Thomas also shares how God invites us to draw closer to Him and to allow God to transform us through Centering Prayer.
This is a "must see series”, especially for those who have been doing the practice for a period of time.
The Shack is a 2017 American psychological drama film directed by Stuart Hazeldine and written by John Fusco, based on the 2007 novel of the same name by William P. Young. The film stars Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Graham Greene, Radha Mitchell, Alice Braga and Tim McGraw.
Mackenzie ("Mack") Phillips suffered horrific abuse as a child at the hands of his drunken father. As an adult he has a bountiful life with his wife, Nan, and their three children, Kate, Josh and Missy. Mack's life is shattered, however, when their youngest child Missy disappears during a camping trip while he is saving Kate and Josh during a canoeing accident.
The police determine Missy is the victim of a serial killer after finding her torn dress and blood in a vacant cabin. The tragedy derails Mack's faith and life until he receives a mysterious telegram signed "Papa" (which is Nan's name for God) inviting him to come to the cabin. Reluctantly accepting, Mack travels there and is overcome with rage and suicidal thoughts, until he meets a mysterious trio of strangers who seek to help him understand, heal and forgive.
Gail Peters, Center Coordinator
Terri Murphy, Office Manager
Christina Oleske, Assistant Coordinator
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