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April 2021

Acercándonos a la Fratelli Tutti: hermanas y hermanos todos

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom and Facebook Live

Una invitación a reconocer y expresar nuestra identidad de hijas e hijos, hermanas y hermanos.  Una llamada a construir la amistad: Les llamo mis amigos/as, porque les he dado a conocer todo lo que mi Padre me ha dicho… les encargo que vayan y den mucho fruto, y que ese fruto permanezca…   Esto, pues, es lo que les mando: Que se amen unos/as a otras/os. Cfr Jn 15,14-17   Presentado por Hermana Maricarmen Bracamontes, O.S.B. En 1980 Maricarmen conoció a…

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The Welcoming Prayer: A Deepening of Centering Prayer (online)

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

In this time of Pandemic with so much to deal with, the practice of The Welcoming Prayer can be most helpful. 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. The purpose of the Welcoming Prayer is to deepen our relationship with God through consenting in the ordinary activities of our day — “consent-on-the-go.” This retreat will take place over Zoom.  A reliable…

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May 2021

Merton and Women (online)

May 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Zoom

Mother's Day weekend is an appropriate time to consider Thomas Merton and women. After an overview of his female friends, we'll visit Hagia Sophia, his theology of Lady Wisdom, and a spiritual exchange on prayer with his English "sister," Etta Gullick. There will be comfort breaks and time for questions and answers. The retreat will be held online using Zoom. Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM (Central Time). Cost: $30 Retreat Director: Bonnie Thurston, Ph.D.    Bonnie…

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Introduction to Centering Prayer (May, online)

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Zoom

Centering Prayer is a form of Christian prayer rooted in the ancient Christian contemplative tradition.  Its purpose is to foster a deeper intimacy with Christ through the silence and stillness of contemplative prayer. This workshop/retreat is designed for those new to Centering Prayer and will be held over Zoom. A reliable internet connection with the capability for audio and video is required. There will be opportunities for questions and discussion. Retreat Directors: Contemplative Outreach Birmingham Staff Cost: $30  

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8-Day Intensive / Post-Intensive Centering Prayer

May 21 - June 1
AL United States

CANCELLED for 2021.   Rooted in the ancient Christian contemplative tradition, the goal of this form of Christian prayer is to foster a deeper intimacy with Christ through the silence and stillness of contemplative prayer. Intensive: An in-depth retreat for those experienced in Centering Prayer.  The retreat will facilitate entrance into a more profound level of spiritual practice in an atmosphere of silence, solitude, and community.  DVD's of Fr. Thomas Keating's Spiritual Journey course will be viewed. Post-Intensive: An opportunity…

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Para vivir la Pascua: San José un modelo siempre actual

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom and Facebook Live

Presentado por Padre Raúl Posada Valencia, sacerdote de la Diócesis de Sonsón - Rionegro al oriente de Medellín en Antioquia- Colombia, que se encuentra prestando un servicio misionero desde hace dos años y medio en la Diócesis de Birmingham, en la parroquia del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús. 17 años de ordenado, con una experiencia pastoral tanto en parroquias, como vicario y como párroco, además durante 11 años estuvo dedicado a la formación sacerdotal en los diferentes seminarios de la diócesis…

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