Exploring Centering Prayer as Christian Meditation Practice

Date:  Saturday, February 8, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM  (check in & refreshments - 8:30 am)

Cost: $25 *(Please See Note Below Before Registering)

Facilitator: Kathy Reardon, RN, MS

A reduced package rate of $85 is available when pre-registering for all 3 of Kathy Reardon's offerings:

1. Nurturing Interior Silence in Our Lives (January 11th)

2. Exploring Centering Prayer as Christian Meditation Practice (February 8th)

3. A Taste of Silence: Integrating Silence and Centering Prayer into Daily Living (March 7th)


If interested in attending all 3, please click "Pay Now" below, and be sure to select the package option from the drop-down menu. 

Centering Prayer is a foundational contemplative practice. Coming from the ancient tradition of the Christian mystics, it is a method of praying in silence, a method that teaches us to detach from our thoughts and ordinary mental activity that can distract us from fully surrendering to God's living presence and action within each person. Centering Prayer helps to develop the skill and capacity to let go of the very human tendency to control life through thinking and other ego mechanisms. It allows "the still small voice within" to gradually emerge, be heard, and be trusted. Centering Prayer is a practice that supports healing of mind, soul, and body. Most importantly, as prayer, it draws us into intimacy with God. In this morning gathering, we will learn some essential tenets of Centering Prayer and have the opportunity for practice.


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Des Moines, IA 50314