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Mercy Spirituality Centre Meditation Events

The Journey and Fruits of Christian Meditation

Facilitator  CATHRYN WILES-PICKARD rsm

Date          Wednesday 5 July 2017, 7-8.30pm and

                  Wednesday 12 July 2017, 7-8.30pm

Fee            $15 each or 2 for $25

“The way of pure prayer is a journey centred in Christ. A journey that takes us deeper than the mind or thoughts or images. It is a journey into the heart.” Laurence Freeman

1st Evening ‘The Journey of Christian Meditation’

2nd Evening ‘The Fruits of Christian Meditation’

We will explore the questions: How can we best understand this journey?

                                                 What are the stages of the journey?

                                                 What happens in the process of Meditation?

MEDITATION RETREAT DAY

“Silence is the essential human response to the mystery of God. Meditation is the way to silence, the way of silence.” John Main

This Retreat Day is for those who are familiar with Christian Meditation. It will be a day of silence, contemplative prayer, input, and times for meditation.

Presenter:  CATHRYN WILES-PICKARD

Saturday 14 October 2017

9.30am-3.30pm

$35. Please bring your own lunch.  Tea and coffee provided.

INDIVIDUALLY GUIDED SIX-DAY LIVE-IN RETREAT Listening to Deep Silence

“It is important in our era of violence and unrest, to rediscover meditation, silent inner unitive prayer, and creative Christian silence.” Thomas Merton

This will be a guided, silent retreat with prayer, input, meditation and space for personal reflection, prayer and journaling. There will be opportunity for individual time with a Spiritual Director/Companion if desired.

Facilitator  CATHRYN WILES-PICKARD rsm

Sunday 5 November 7pm to Saturday 11 November 2017, 4pm

$530 + $50 non-refundable deposit at time of booking.

Both events @ Mercy Spirituality Centre, 104 The Drive, Epsom, Auckland 1023

09 638 6238

More information here http://www.mercyspiritualitycentre.org.nz/october-nov-december

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