July 2020 “God’s activity is the work of the Holy Spirit in your particular embodiment in this world … We are pleading for the supreme gift of the Spirit simply by consenting to God’s will and action.” Thomas Keating, Fruits and Gifts of the Spirit Highlighted Online Retreats and Events Welcoming Prayer Sessions on Zoom: […]
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Entries by Peter Donnelly
“… Through contemplative prayer we come under the influence of the Spirit both in prayer and action. Then action is truly prayer.” Thomas Keating, Mystery of Christ Voices of the Community Centering Prayer as a Path of Return By Colleen Thomas … I came to my Centering Prayer practice in my mid-20’s […]
To the global community of Contemplative Outreach: “To be in the kingdom is to participate in God’s solidarity with the poor by sharing with them the good things that have been given to us. In the New Testament the great sin is to be deaf to the cry of the poor whether that […]
Ennismore Retreat Centre, Montenotte, Cork 5 day retreat Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer Monday June 29 – Friday July 3, 2020 15 participants using the Zoom platform This retreat offers an in depth introduction to the Monastic form of Lectio Divina as a contemplative process of transformation and its relationship with Centering Prayer. The […]
May 2020 “Silence is not just silence or emptiness or nothingness but … the best preparation there is because then there’s no obstacle. And God’s love – since it’s so pervasive – just comes in, like the weather, and like it fills any empty space.” Thomas Keating, God is Love,The Heart of All Creation […]
April 2020 “God is totally committed to the transformation of each of us into Godself.” Thomas Keating, From the Mind to the Heart “Oneness: The Secret Embrace” Zoom Video Conference with Cynthia Bourgeault April 30 – May 2, 2020 Free and open to all (suggested donation of $35 USD)Offered in partnership with Contemplative Outreach of South […]
Oneness: The Secret Embrace Thomas Keating’s final gift to the world April 30 – May 2, 2020 Cynthia Bourgeault will unpack Thomas Keating’s emerging final vision of Oneness. He saw it as a state of consciousness/selfhood, oneness among the religions and oneness in our fragile and embattled world. Paul calls this becoming a “New Creation”. Just by living and growing in […]
March 2020 “The concerns, distractions, achievements, ambitions, and other human activities are often monumental, awesome, and frightening. And yet, compared to God’s plan, they are nothing at all. The contemplative vision perceives God even in the midst of disaster, turmoil, or personal failure. It never loses hope because its hope is not based on human […]
Centering Prayer for the Second Saturday in March, is postponed due to the outbreak of Covid-19.