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Michael Jensen

Centering Prayer

Find your inner silence

Consider joining us for Centering Prayer.

Here are two explanations of what draws people to this practice:

  • “God’s native language is silence, and I want to develop a deeper relationship with God.  In Centering Prayer I challenge myself to understand and be comfortable in silence – not just with my mind, but with my being.”
  • “Before practicing Centering Prayer I thought I knew what mysticism was, but it was only an intellectual understanding.  Now I understand it with my heart.  It also helped me to understand and appropriately draw from other mystical traditions like yoga and some Buddhist constructs to enhance my Christianity and Catholicism.”

Contemplative Prayer Group

Meet with other spiritual seekers to discuss a book about centering prayer, and then practice Centering Prayer for 20 minutes.

Beginning in mid-January 2019, we are reading The Wisdom of the Desert by Thomas Merton. 

  • Saint Basil the Great, Basilica's Ground Level

  • Fridays, 10:00¬11:00am

Be still and know that I am God--Ps 46:10

 

For more information, or to get the reading schedule, contact Janice Andersen.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Oct 24
2019
Thursday
at
9:15 AM
Morning Prayer is celebrated in the choirs stalls located directly behind the high altar.
Oct 25
2019
Friday
at
10:00 AM
Find your inner silenceConsider joining us for Centering Prayer. Contemplative Prayer GroupMeet with other spiritual seekers to discuss a book about centering prayer...
Oct 26
2019
Saturday
at
9:00 AM
Confessions are heard in the Hildegard of Bingen room located inside the Saint Joseph chapel, ground level.
Oct 31
2019
Thursday
at
9:15 AM
Morning Prayer is celebrated in the choirs stalls located directly behind the high altar.
Nov 1
2019
Friday
at
10:00 AM
Find your inner silenceConsider joining us for Centering Prayer. Contemplative Prayer GroupMeet with other spiritual seekers to discuss a book about centering prayer...
Nov 2
2019
Saturday
at
9:00 AM
Confessions are heard in the Hildegard of Bingen room located inside the Saint Joseph chapel, ground level.
Nov 3 to Nov 25
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
November 1-25: 25th annual Festival of Icons in Basilica Sanctuary.Icons dating from the 17th century to contemporary time are collected and borrowed from churches and...
Nov 7
2019
Thursday
at
9:15 AM
Morning Prayer is celebrated in the choirs stalls located directly behind the high altar.
Nov 8
2019
Friday
at
10:00 AM
Find your inner silenceConsider joining us for Centering Prayer. Contemplative Prayer GroupMeet with other spiritual seekers to discuss a book about centering prayer...
Nov 9
2019
Saturday
at
9:00 AM
Confessions are heard in the Hildegard of Bingen room located inside the Saint Joseph chapel, ground level.