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CENTERING PRAYER

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MAY WE ALL BE ONE

Centering Prayer and the Path of Oneness

 

Catherine Regan, Ph.D. and Rev. Amber Sturgess

 

November 15-17, 2019
Friday 6:00 pm (dinner) to
Sunday 1:00 pm after lunch

 

$325 Overnight / $275 Commuter
Registration closes Nov 8, 2019

"The glory that you have given me I have given them, so that they may be one, as we are one, I in them and you in me, that they may become completely one, so that the world may know that you have sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me."

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RETREAT THEME

 

Jesus’ deepest desire for his disciples was the transmission of his own personal experience of oneness with God and oneness with all things.  He desires for us to experience and to live in this awareness of being One – a state which transcends all identifications in personality and tribe and finds rest in that profoundly silent place in our soul where God dwells. 


What would be the implications if we consent to this Oneness? How does it change our identity, our sense of who we are?  How would it change our daily living – our conversations, the organization of our day, our focus at work, our citizenship, our relationships, and our prayer life?

Join us for a weekend of silence, Centering Prayer, and a deepening consent to God’s presence and transforming action.

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EXPERIENCE

Our retreat will include conferences, sharing, liturgy, contemplative free time in the natural beauty of the Mercy Center grounds, rest, and opportunity for gentle yoga and bodywork.

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RETREAT LEADERS

Rev. Amber Sturgess is an Episcopal Priest, spiritual director, and a seeker on the contemplative path. She enjoys teaching contemplative practices that deepen our spiritual awareness. Amber serves as Rector of All Saints' Episcopal Church in Carmel.

Catherine Regan, Ph.D. is a spiritual director, clinical psychologist, and Centering Prayer teacher at Mercy Center. She has a special interest in contemplative practices and the benefits of these practices in our individual and collective lives at this time in our world.

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RESOURCES

 

Print   retreat schedule will be posted soon
Print   retreat orientation will be posted soon

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ROOM AND MEALS

Overnight registration includes:

  •  Single bedrooms; dormitory-style bathrooms; kitchenette on each floor
  •  Locally-sourced fresh produce, soups, salad, vegetarian and meat entrees
  •  Guests are welcome to bring foods to supplement our meal service
  •  We cannot provide all-vegan or special dietary menus

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REGISTRATION

Please read all of the following before making a registration payment:

  •  We accept MasterCard and Visa, USA and Canada only
  •  Please select either Overnight or Commuter registration
  •  Mercy Sisters and Associates select the RSM-BurlAssoc rate
  •  An account is optional—credit card data is not stored 

When you have entered your contact and billing information and are ready to complete the online transaction:

 

CLICK THE PROCESS ORDER BUTTON ONLY ONCE.

 

If there is an error message, or if you do not receive a confirmation email, please do not run the transaction again. Contact registration@mercywmw.org. We’ll confirm your registration and provide assistance if needed.

 

Overseas Residents: Please do not register online. Email mc@mercywmw.org to register.

Or call (650) 340-7474 for further information.

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CANCELLATION

Please read our cancellation and refund policy.