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Centering Prayer ~ Every Tuesday (Online)

Spiritual Formation

Date(s):
Tuesday 08/10/2021 - Tuesday 12/21/2021
Time(s):
12:00pm - 12:30pm EST
Price:
$0.00
$

Centering Prayer is a modernized prayer method based on the intuitive prayer rooted in Lectio Divina. It is a method of silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer, prayer in which we experience the Divine’s immanent presence with us. Centering Prayer is grounded in relationship with God, through Christ, and is a practice to nurture that relationship.

Centering Prayer complements and supports other modes of prayer — verbal, mental, or affective prayer — and facilitates resting in the Divine Presence. Centering Prayer offers a way to grow in intimacy with God, moving beyond conversation to communion.

As Thomas Keating emphasizes, the source of Centering Prayer, as in all methods leading to contemplative prayer, is the Indwelling Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The focus of Centering Prayer is the deepening of our relationship with the living Christ. The effects of Centering Prayer are ecclesial, as the prayer tends to build communities of faith and bond the members together in mutual friendship and love. (Source: Gravity - A Center for Contemplative Activism

Join us on Zoom for Centering Prayer here

 

Prayer Guide

Esther Yff-Prins

Spiritual Director, Centering Prayer, Presenter

Esther Yff-Prins listens to sacred stories in spiritual direction and mentors aspiring spiritual directors. She writes poetry and lives an intentional, contemplative life.

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Gatherings Held Via Zoom

  • By using the link below, you will enter the Dominican Center Zoom waiting space. No registration required.
  • Participants will be greeted around 11:50 am. Come early and please feel free to invite a friend or family member to join.
  • Join us on Zoom for Centering Prayer here

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Questions and Information

  • Contact Dominican Center via phone at 616.514.3325 or by emailing programs@dominicancenter.com.
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