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Centering Prayer

“Centering Prayer consists in learning to withdraw attention from our thoughts- those incessant creations of our busy minds- in order to rest in a gentle, open, attentiveness to divine reality itself.”

- Cynthia Bourgeault

Centering Prayer is being conducted virtually.  Check your e-mail or contact You must register by 12:00noon on the Wednesday before the Centering Prayer session.

Centering Prayer is a method of silent, contemplative prayer.  Start your day by praying with others—20 minutes of silent centering prayer, followed by 40 minutes of reading and discussion on prayer or spirituality.

“We find that belonging to a supportive community of other ‘Centering Pray-ers’ encourages us in our daily attempts to being faithful to prayer and/or meditation,” remarks a participant.

Every Thursday (except November 28, December 26, 2019; August 20, August 27, 2020; and when schools are closed due to weather)
7:00 – 8:00am
Freewill offering accepted.

Come to the north entrance that is closest to the parking lot.

Pat Shutts is a retreat leader and spiritual director.  With training in Pastoral Studies, spiritual guidance, and bereavement ministry, Pat brings her gift of compassionate listening to companion seekers.  Pat is a lay covenant companion with the Wheaton Franciscans and a member of the Sophia Zen Sangha.  

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Centering Prayer

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