P9280144_2.3:1s

At such a time God may, perhaps, send out a shaft of spiritual light … and show you some of his secrets…
The Cloud of Unknowing, 26

Loading Events
Find Events

Past Events

Events List Navigation

November 2018

What is the Bible Saying about You?

November 17, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Giles Parish Centre,
Bury Lane
Codicote, Hertfordshire SG4 8XX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An afternoon of enrichment led by Steve Pearce. The second in a series looking at key concepts from Fr. Thomas Keating’s “Spiritual Journey” talks. There will be periods of silent prayer and time for reflection. This will be of interest to those who already have an established practice of silent prayer or who are seeking to establish one, of whatever type. We will be looking at the ancient Christian practice of Lectio Divina (Divine Reading) in which we allow the…

Find out more »
January 2019

Centering Prayer Immersion Retreat

January 20 @ 6:00 pm - January 25 @ 4:00 pm
The House of Prayer,
35 Seymour Road
East Molesey, KT8 0PB United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Led by Jill Benet and Antonio Benet. Please note that this retreat was previously billed as "Finding Fulfilment: Life is only Real when I Am". It has been changed due to the indisposition of Jacqueline Evans through ill health (edit 15 December 2018).

Find out more »

I am the ‘Thou’ of God

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The House of Prayer,
35 Seymour Road
East Molesey, KT8 0PB United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Led by Jill Benet. A day to explore this mysterious statement as the experience of God in daily life. The day will include time for silence, reflection and practice.

Find out more »
February 2019
£260

Finding Fulfilment: In Search of the Unknowable

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - February 3 @ 6:00 pm
The Ammerdown Centre,
Ammerdown Park
Radstock, Somerset BA3 5SW United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Led by Jill Benet, Antonio Benet and Jacqueline Evans. A Wisdom way of working with Centering Prayer, The Law of Three and Alexander Technique.

Find out more »

8-day Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - February 17 @ 10:00 am
The House of Prayer,
35 Seymour Road
East Molesey, KT8 0PB United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Led by Jill Benet. Intensive Retreats provide an opportunity to immerse participants in the practice of Centering Prayer as taught by Contemplative Outreach and to become more immersed in the conceptual background of the spiritual practice. The Intensive Retreat includes up to 3 hours of Centering Prayer each day and videos from the ‘Spiritual Journey’ video series. The retreat is mainly held in silence with time for personal reflection. It is recommended for those who have attended an Introductory Workshop…

Find out more »

An Introduction to the Practice of Centering Prayer

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:45 pm
Hinsley Room,
Morpeth Terrace
London, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A workshop introducing the basic principles of Centering Prayer with a detailed explanation of the method and opportunities to practice. All are welcome, whether you are completely new to this practice, or if you want to refresh your practice as well as spend time with others interested in the contemplative dimension of Christianity. Suggested donation £10. Bring a packed lunch. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be provided.

Find out more »
March 2019

Exploring the Welcome Prayer Practice

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - March 4 @ 4:00 am
The House of Prayer,
35 Seymour Road
East Molesey, KT8 0PB United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Led by Jill Benet and Jacqueline Evans. Sometimes called ‘consent on the go’, the Welcome Prayer as described by Rev Dr Cynthia Bourgeault ‘is a powerful path for connecting the inner consent of Centering Prayer with the outer requirement of unconditional presence in daily life’. This longer weekend will allow time to revisit the method of the Welcome Prayer and review its background, as well as time to practise. There will be extended periods of Centering Prayer and silence.

Find out more »

Centering Prayer Introductory Programme

March 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Peter’s Church,
Mount Park Road
Ealing, London W5 2RU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Led by John O'Brien and Christiane Ghose. An Introduction to Centering Prayer running over five weekly afternoon sessions of about 1.5 hours each. It starts on March 7th and continues on the 14th, 21st, and 28th, concluding on April 4th. All are welcome. St. Peter's Church is only about 8 minutes walk from Ealing Broadway station which is on the Central and District lines and also on the rail main line. Please contact John (details below) for further details and…

Find out more »
£20

Introductory Workshop

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. Bede’s Pastoral Centre,
21 Blossom Street
York, YO24 1AQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A workshop both for those who may already practice Centering Prayer and also for those who are drawn to silent prayer and would like to explore. As well as times of prayer, the day will include talks on the “tools” and conceptual background, and opportunities for discussion. Led by Rev. Mel King and Rev. Mark Waters. Refreshments provided; please bring a packed lunch. To book register online: http://www.stbedes.org.uk/events-booking-form OR contact The Bede Pastoral Centre: Tel: 01904 464900 ; admin @stbedes.org

Find out more »

Understanding the Human Condition

March 23 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Giles Parish Centre,
Bury Lane
Codicote, Hertfordshire SG4 8XX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

This afternoon of enrichment consisting of periods of silent prayer and some teaching input will be of interest to those who already have an established practice of silent prayer or are seeking to establish one of whatever type. We will be looking at Fr. Thomas' teaching on the "False Self", that constellation of habits of mind, knee-jerk reactions and prejudices that controls our lives - if we let it. Tea and coffee will be provided. Please contact Steve Pearce (below)…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events