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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 NOT meeting 8/27/2020.  Centering Prayer will meet at Siena Retreat Center on September 3.

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.

Centering Prayer is being conducted virtually.  A link will be emailed to you after your register.  You must register by 12:00noon on the Wednesday before the Centering Prayer session.  Please contact Pat Shutts if you have questions.

Every Thursday (except November 26, December 24 and 31, 2020; August 19 and 26, 2021; and when schools are closed due to weather)
First Thursday of each month held in person at Siena Retreat Center.  All other Thursdays, Centering Prayer will be virtual
7:00 – 8:00am
Freewill offering accepted.

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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