Lectio Divina Online Workshop with Lesley O’Connor and Nancy Stimac

Lectio Divina Online Workshop

Saturday, August 14, 2021
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Follow up sessions (Optional)
Following the Aug 14 workshop we will meet online once a month to deepen our Lectio Divina practice:
September 11@10:00 AM to 11:15 AM EDT
October 9@10:00 AM to 11:15 AM EDT
November 13@10:00 AM to 11:15 AM EDT
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Presented by: The Contemplative Outreach Lectio Divina Service Team
 
This online workshop offered on the Zoom platform provides an opportunity to “listen with the ear of your heart” to explore and deepen your practice of monastic Lectio Divina as a way of praying the scriptures. The traditional four moments of the prayer (reading, reflecting, responding and rest) are explored as expressions of the four senses of scripture: the literal, allegorical, behavioral/moral, and unitive senses. The fruits and gifts of Becoming a Word of God will be discussed and celebrated. Small group faith sharing will be included.

The Workshop Presenters
 
Lesley O’Connor lives in Ireland. A commissioned presenter of Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina she leads workshops and retreats. Prior to joining the Lectio Divina Service Team she served as a member of the advisory circle of Contemplative Outreach Dublin and as lead on the Contemplative Outreach global team for English speaking practitioners of Centering Prayer outside the U.S.
 
Nancy Stimac, a longtime contemplative prayer practitioner, is a commissioned presenter of Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina for Contemplative Outreach. She is a graduate of the Archdiocese of Hartford’s 4-year Catholic Bible School and 2-year Lay Ministry program. She uses her gifts to serve the Catholic community of Windsor Locks, CT as a prayer group facilitator, Bible study leader, RCIA teacher, and lector.
 We hope you will be able to join us on August 14th.
The program is free, however, registration is needed for planning purposes. 
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