Entries by Peter Donnelly

November e-bulletin

“The promise is that we are developing our capacity as human beings to do the things that God does with the greatest of ease: to forgive, to show compassion, to respect everyone, and to experience oneness with everyone.”  Thomas Keating, Reflections on the Unknowable         Q&A Corner Zoom Prayer and Video Posted […]

Advent Weekend Retreat online via Zoom. Contemplative Outreach Ireland 

  The Divine Therapy is relentless in it’s zeal to heal our wounds.  It arranges circumstances in our lives, however horrendous, in our opinion,  that enable us to look deeper into our unconscious and to be more vulnerable to it’s contents,  without being the least bit discouraged or falling into despair –  rather loving the honesty, truth, […]

October e-bulletin

October 2020“Because we are members of one species, all of whom are interconnected and interdependent, our every thought, word and deed affect everyone else in the human family instantaneously, regardless of space and time.  Hence we are accountable to each other as well as to God.”  Thomas Keating, Reflections on the Unknowable   In Memoriam  We […]

Day of Enrichment via Zoom

Day of Enrichment via Zoom Saturday 14th November 9.30 am – 12.15 pm Based on the book “World Without End” by Thomas Keating Presented by Denis Gleeson cfc         In honour of the 2nd Anniversary of the passing of Fr Thomas Keating, Br. Denis Gleeson will draw, from Fr Thomas’s book World […]

September e-bulletin

“Deep prayer increases our trust in God so that we can acknowledge anything and are not blown away by it.” Thomas Keating, Intimacy with God     Unloading of the Unconscious Posted on September 10, 2020 (September 10, 2020)   Q: I have practiced Centering Prayer for years now and I was wondering if you could […]

Centering Prayer Introductory Programme. Over two Second Saturdays, September 12 and October 10, 2020

Centering Prayer Introductory Programme Presented by Contemplative Outreach Dublin Over two Second Saturdays September 12 and October 10, 2020 Do you seek the still, quiet voice of God? The Centering Prayer Introductory Program will help us to understand the Indwelling Presence of God within each of us and our intimate relationship with that Presence. The […]

August E-Bulletin

August 2020 “Contemplative prayer allows the hunger and thirst for God to well up.” Thomas Keating Voices of the Community Pulsing with Life by Sandy Hilger Saints Simon and Jude Centering Prayer Meeting Huntington Beach, CA   I saw a tree in the park. The young leaves were bright green, through and through. “That’s nice,” I […]

July e-bulletin

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: […]

June E-bulletin

  “… 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 […]

Our Voices United : To the global community of Contemplative Outreach:   

  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 […]