THE BENEDICTINE CENTER SHARES THE MONASTIC HERITAGE OF ST. PAUL'S MONASTERY with all who seek to live with the Gospel as their guide. The Benedictine Center partners with talented presenters to offer a wide array workshops, retreats, and meaningful conversations rooted in Benedictine insights about the life lived well. Whether your interests are primarily about life & work, prayer and meditation, community and connection, or art & spirituality, there’s something coming up for you.
Fri., Aug. 10, 7p thru Wed., Aug. 15, 1p with Carol Quest & Jodi Reis Johnson
Come immerse yourself in silence through the practice of centering prayer gently supported by lectio divina and prayer with the monastic community. Extended sessions of group centering prayer offer the opportunity to deepen your relationship with God and self. Register online
Tues., Sept. 17, 7-9p with the Benedictine Center Spiritual Direction Team
No one can walk our spiritual journey for us. We enter, one by one, into the presence of the mystery of God and listen wholeheartedly to what God asks of us. But that journey need not be alone. There are times when having a companion who listens to us and who helps us to listen to ourselves sharpens our ability to listen to the voice of God. This workshop offers those new to spiritual direction a place to start and those experienced with spiritual direction insight into making the most of each session.
A panel of Benedictine Center spiritual directors will offer insights and assist with questions.
Fri., Jul. 20, 7p thru Sun., Jul. 22, 1p with Samuel Rahberg
Learn the art of sustained lectio divina, "a dialogue with God through the text over time" (Kathleen Cahalan). The Condensed School of Lectio Divina adapts the Benedictine Center’s keystone experience retreat into a shorter, less-expensive format. The core teachings and the monastic experience remains intact. Sam Rahberg, in cooperation with S. Carol Rennie OSB and S. Virginia Matter OSB, leads five teaching sessions that distill the essentials of sustained lectio divina, making this an excellent introduction to the practice or a good review for past participants in the School of Lectio Divina. Maximum 20 participants as room arrangements allow. Learn more
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