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With Mary Dwyer
September 5, 2023 – September 10, 2023
This 6-day retreat will explore the dance between
Welcoming Prayer and Forgiveness.
There will be extended periods of Centering Prayer, Silence & Solitude.
No Frills Second Sits
What does it mean to live a contemplative life?
Spiritual Journey Course
Every Tuesday night 5:00 – 6:00 pm
(right after NoFrills – same link)
Community building through guided Lectio, video, and discussion.
Come to all in sequence or drop in.
Learn about the false self, philosophical model, and the human condition.
Contemplative Enrichment Day
Saturday, January 28, 2023
6:00 am to 1:30 pm (PST)
January 28, 2023
8:00 am – 11:00 am
“To assist Centering Prayer, we need complementary practices. Centering Prayer teaches us consenting in stillness; the Welcoming Prayer practice teaches us consenting in activity.”
February 10, 2023 @ 5:00 pm through
February 12, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
$175 – $300
Photo by Павло Павлюк
Pray in silence with practitioners from all over the world with this ecumenical, interfaith community.
Centering Prayer groups are practicing daily on this global video platform of online meditation groups.
To join, go to Learn More button below for simple instructions.
The New Monasticism: An Interspiritual Manifesto for Contemplative Living
Rory McEntee and Adam Bucko
(In Person and Zoom Presentation)
Saturday, February 25, 2023
8:00 am – 2:00 pm (PST)
Online Cost: $60
Scholarships are available
Mercy Center, Auburn CA
March 15 – 23, 2023
Call to get on the waitlist!
UPCOMING LONGER RETREATS:
May 5-12, 2023 – Lafayette, OR
Currently full with a waitlist
MERCY CENTER AUBURN
Nov. 29 – Dec. 7, 2023, Auburn, CA
SAVE THE DATE:
March 6 – 14, 2024, Auburn, CA
Registration will open Mar. 2023
Oct. 16 – 24, 2024, Auburn, CA
Registration will open Oct. 2023
Why am I reaching again for the brushes?
When I paint your portrait, God,
But I can choose to feel you.
At my senses’ horizon
you appear hesitantly,
like scattered islands …
All creation holds its breath, listening within me,
because, to hear you, I keep silent.
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