Sunday, March 05, 2006

Contemplative prayer

Bruce Gardiner conducts a wonderful session on contemplative prayer each month at Abba House. Here is info on this month's session:
Contemplative Outreach United in Prayer

The third Saturday in March each year is a time when Centering Prayer groups throughout the world meet for a day of prayer and enrichment. So our usual Saturday will a bit expanded, as you'll see on the schedule below.

As always – come when you can and stay as long as you can.

Schedule of the Day
8:30 AM Centering Prayer intro for total beginners
8:30 Coffee and.... for others
9:00 Chair Yoga Preparation for Centering Prayer
9:15 Two 20-minute Periods of Centering Prayer with optional walk
10:00 Break
10:15 New Video Part I: Living the Contemplative Life (Fr. Thomas Keating)
11:05 Break
11:15 Discussion of Video
11:40 Centering Prayer
12:00 PM Lenten Lunch (Homemade Soup & Bread)
12:50 New Video Part II: Homily with Fr. Thomas Keating
1:15 Discussion of Video
1:35 Centering Prayer
1:55 Closing

Abba House is located at 647 Western Avenue at the corner of Homestead, in Albany, NY

Please let us know if you'll be attending.

Peace and blessings,

Bruce Gardiner