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United in Prayer Day
March 18, 2017
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Seven Sacred Pauses
April 14, 2017
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Weekend Centering Prayer/12-step Retreat
May 5-7, 2017
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8-Day Intensive, Post-intensive Centering Prayer Retreat
Sept 30 - Oct 7, 2017
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Contemplation is essentially a listening in silence, an expectancy. And yet in a certain sense, we must truly begin to hear God when we have ceased to listen. What is the explanation of this paradox? Perhaps only that there is a higher kind of listening, which is not attentiveness to some special wavelength, a receptivity to a certain kind of message, but a general emptiness that waits to realize the fullness of the message of God within its own apparent void.
--Thomas Merton