We hope you will consider joining us for one or more events, and perhaps bring a friend along.
All of our events are open to all, regardless of spiritual affiliation.
Models of Contemplation and The Cloud of Unknowing
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Sunday May 17, 2015
Contemplation, or an unmediated experience of God in prayer, is common to virtually every religion. It is something that can be taught to persons who are receptively disposed. This retreat will look at examples of the contemplative experience and dimension as seen in a number of religions, especially in Christianity through the Cloud of Unknowing.
Father William Meninger, a Cistercian monk at St Benedict’s Monastery, Snowmass, is a much sought after teacher & spiritual guide. He was one the founders of Centering Prayer together with Thomas Keating and Basil Pennington. He is the author of many books & CD’s including such topics as; The Cloud of Unknowing, Julian of Norwich, Forgiveness, & The Enneagram. Check out his website at contemplativeprayer.net.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Friday, May 6, 2016
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Sunday May 8, 2016
Father William Meninger, a Cistercian monk at St Benedict’s Monastery, Snowmass, is a much sought after teacher & spiritual guide. He was one the founders of Centering Prayer together with Thomas Keating and Basil Pennington. He is the author of many books & CD’s including such topics as; The Cloud of Unknowing, Julian of Norwich, Forgiveness, & The Enneagram. Check out his website at contemplativeprayer.net
Friday, March 13, 2015; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, March 14, 2015; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
About Mirabai Starr
Mirabai Starr writes creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She was a professor of Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos for 20 years, and teaches and speaks internationally on contemplative practice and interspiritual dialog. A certified bereavement counselor, Mirabai helps mourners harness the transformational power of loss. She has received critical acclaim for her revolutionary new translations of Dark Night of the Soul by sixteenth century Spanish mystic, St. John of the Cross, The Interior Castle and The Book of My Life, by St. Teresa of Avila, and The Showings of Julian of Norwich. She is author of the 6-volume Sounds True series, Contemplations, Prayers, and Living Wisdom. Her poetry collection, Mother of God Similar to Fire, is a collaboration with iconographer, William Hart McNichols. GOD OF LOVE: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity and Islam--winner of the New Mexico/Arizona Book Award for Religion and a Nautilus Award in Religion & Spirituality, and named one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2012 by Spirituality & Practice--positions Mirabai at the forefront of the emerging Interspiritual Movement. She lives with her extended family in the mountains of northern New Mexico.