Centering Prayer and Contemplation of “The Imitation of Christ” Half Day Retreat

When:
May 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 12:15 pm
2017-05-20T08:30:00-04:00
2017-05-20T12:15:00-04:00
Where:
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
12319 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20904
USA
Contact:
L.J. Milone
301-622-1122
Centering Prayer and Contemplation of "The Imitation of Christ" Half Day Retreat @ St. John the Baptist Catholic Church  | Silver Spring | Maryland | United States
Join us on Saturday, May 20, 2017 for a half-day retreat of Centering Prayer and contemplation of Thomas Kempis’ book “The Imitation of Christ” presented by L.J. Milone. All are welcome, whether you have practiced Centering Prayer for awhile or are new to the practice. Registration is not required, but appreciated. Goodwill offering of $20 is suggested.

Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington invites you to a half-day retreat of prayer and contemplation.  All are welcome, whether you have practiced Centering Prayer for awhile or are new to the practice.

The program includes three Centering Prayer periods and a presentation on the medieval classic book, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis.  The presentation will be given by L.J. Milone who will focus on the text as a “Handbook for Contemplatives.”

The program schedule is as follows:

    8:30    Sign in & Light Refreshments
    9:00    Welcome and Introduction
    9:10    Centering Prayer/Two tracks:
                –Intro/Refresher track with prayer instruction and one  prayer period
                –Deepening Track with two prayer periods
  10:20    Silent Break
  10:30    Presentation by L.J. Milone – “The Imitation of Christ: A Handbook for                 Contemplatives”   
  11:30    Silent Break
  11:45    Centering Prayer
  12:15    Closing