Upcoming Events

Silent Saturdays

“When we do sit down to do Centering Prayer and form our intention, we know the divine presence is already there. We do not create it. All we have to do is consent.” –Thomas Keating

2018 Silent Saturday Schedule:

April 14

May 12

June 9

July 14

August 11

September 8

October 6

November 10

December 15

Check-in at 9:00 a.m. // Silence from 9:15 to 11:30
Suggested donation: $10

Sanctuary of Hope
2601 Ridge Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66102

We’ll have five 20-minute periods of centering prayer with brief breaks in between. Space is limited. Please email us at ContemplativeOutreachKC@gmail.com to let us know you’re coming.

Centering Prayer Weekend Retreat

Friday March 9, 2018 (5:00 pm) to Sunday March 11, 2018 (Noon)

Sophia Center (Atchison, KS)

Registration Fee: $265 (2 nights lodging + 5 meals)

Register NOW at www.sophiaspiritualitycenter.org


Praying with the Mystics

Experiencing Quiet Prayer (Lent 2018)

Presented by Sr. Theresa Elias, OSB

Tuesday evenings 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

February 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20

Wednesday mornings 10:00 am to 11:30 am

February 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21

This six-week series features the teachings of the Christian mystics on prayer and the guided practice of Quiet (Centering) Prayer. You need to have a basic introduction to Centering Prayer or meditation and have engaged in at least a beginning practice.

February 13/14: The Cloud of Unknowing

February 20/21: Julian of Norwich

February 27/28: Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross

March 6/7: Contemplative Prayer and Inner Healing

March 13/14: Lectio Divina

March 20/21: Thomas Merton: Contemplation in a World of Action

Space is limited so call or email before registering: (816) 561-6855 or tmelias@gmail.com

Suggested donation: $100 (a $15 deposit assures your registration)

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