Entries by Peter Donnelly

May E-Bulletin

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   […]

E-bulletin from Contemplative Outreach April 2020

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.Global Zoom Conference featuring Cynthia Bourgeault

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 […]

Special e-bulletin March

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 […]

Mayo 1st Tuesday meetings

    The Family Centre, Chapel Street, Castlebar . Mayo   Meeting: 1st Tuesday each month at 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. (except July, August and January. Facilitator Maura Flynn RSM   Contact: The Family Centre Phone: 094 9025900 Email:    infothefamilycentre.com

February e-bulletin

February 2020 “The work of Lent is to face the unconscious values that underlie the emotional programs for happiness and to change them. Hence the need of a discipline of contemplative prayer and action.”  Thomas Keating, The Mystery of Christ   I have climbed up to the highest that is in me, and see, the […]

January E-bulletin

  “Everyday is a new unfolding of our life in Christ. Surprises are always happening.”  Thomas Keating,                   The Mystery of Christ             You can read the complete e-bulletin at  https://mailchi.mp/coutreach/january2020-e-bulletin?e=9aa0837e74   The Sacred Breath by Corey Krupowicz Throughout most of my contemplative practice, the […]

December e-bulletin

  “Now is the time of salvation … Now is the time when the whole of divine mercy is available … Now is the time to risk further growth. The light of Christmas is an explosion of insight changing our whole idea of God.”  Thomas Keating, The Mystery of Christ   A Christmas Message from […]