Contemplative practices facilitate and deepen our relationship with God. The more we practice and allow the transformation process to happen, the more we are able to experience the Indwelling Presence in everything we do. Contemplative practices give us the eyes to see and the ears to hear God calling us to the banquet that is our lives, as they are.
This method of prayer is both a relationship with God and a discipline to deepen that relationship.
Centering Prayer is a receptive method of silent prayer in which we experience God’s presence within us…
Lectio Divina, literally meaning “divine reading,” is an ancient practice of praying the Scriptures.
The Welcoming Prayer is a method of consenting to God’s presence and action in our physical and emotional reactions to events and situations in daily life.
Active Prayer Practice
The active prayer—an aspiration drawn from Scripture for us in daily life — is short, usually six to twelve syllables. The saying of the syllables is synchronized with one’s heartbeat…
Time Apart on Retreat
Taking time apart from our normal routines accelerates the transformational process. We return to our lives wholly changed and more deeply rooted in Presence.