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September 2022

Introduction to Centering Prayer Weekend Retreat

September 23 - September 25
Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center, 916 Convent Rd., NE
Cullman, AL 35055 United States
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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 time of pandemic has led many to seek to deepen their relationship with God through this wordless prayer of contemplation. This weekend retreat is designed for those new to Centering Prayer.  The participants will keep silence for the weekend, but there will be opportunities for questions…

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October 2022

A Quiet Retreat with Charles de Foucauld – Online

October 21 - October 23
Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center, 916 Convent Rd., NE
Cullman, AL 35055 United States
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St. Charles (canonized by Pope Francis in May 2022) “put out into deep waters” for the love of Jesus. From well-born, wealthy and sybaritic, to army officer, to Cistercian monk, to convent handyman, to desert hermit, St. Charles changed and challenges us to do so that our lives and locations become dwelling places of Jesus.  Popular retreat leader Dr. Bonnie Thurston will offer a program in which we learn the spirituality of this extraordinary saint through both presentations and quiet…

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