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| ‘Christian Contemplative Prayer is the opening of mind and heart, our whole being, to God, the Ultimate Mystery, beyond thoughts, words and emotions.’ Thomas Keating |
WELCOMING BEAUTY – Beauty as a path of Transformation
How we See determines What we See and How we Search will determine What we find. Discover how learning to find beauty, even in a grain of sand, is a path through one’s true self to God and all creation
Facilitator Justice Peter Jamadar
Sunday 30 September 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Fee: $150 snacks only
Deepen your understanding of one of the key concepts of Centering Prayer-Divine Therapy. We will focus on Keating’s presentation of the topic as well as the psychological and neurological aspects of Divine therapy
Facilitators Justice of Appeal Gregory Smith & Carol Lutchman
Saturday 10 Novebmer 9:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Fee: $250. Lunch is provided
WALKING WITH GOD
This contemplative walk through the beautiful Ortinola Estate will challenge you to rediscover yourself as part of the fullness of God’s creation.
The bright colours of the lush forest, the perfumed scents carried by the tropical breeze, the rhythmic sounds of the Acono River are sure to restore a sense of balance to souls caught up in a fast-paced world.
Wear long pants and sneakers and a hat for the sun (you will be walking through some forested areas and shallow streams)
Facilitators Russell Nath, Ian Benjamin, Marc Grosberg
Sunday 25 November 6:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Venue Ortinola Estate, Maracas Valley
Fee: $200 Freshly cooked breakfast provided
ADVENT THE WORD MADE FLESH
In this season of Advent, come explore what these words mean to you through reflection, meditation ,movement and drawing
Facilitator Nicole Dumbell
Saturday 1 Dec 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon)
No fee Snacks onl
ANNUAL CONFERENCE – 20 October 2018
ORTINOLA GREAT HOUSE, MARACAS VALLEY
The Annual Conference provides the opportunity for the coming together of the members of the Centering Prayer Groups and the many others who practise the prayer or are interested in it. We encourage everyone to join us to pray and celebrate together.
Theme Living a fully human life
Saturday October 20 7:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fee: $280 with lunch and snacks provided
To ensure a place register and pay early.