Contemplative Vision Ministry

The Contemplative Vision Ministry of the Benedictine Spirituality Center in the Pines offers courses and workshops in contemplative practices to foster your individual spiritual journey and to promote contemplative living. Most classes are held at Benet Hill Monastery in the Black Forest.

 

Contemplative practices facilitate and strengthen our relationship with God. They are an opportunity to invite the divine indwelling into everything we do. Contemplative practices give us the eyes to see and the ears to hear and the courage to live the contemplative life God desires for us.

 

Contemplative Vision Ministry also serves as a partner with Contemplative Outreach, LTD., a spiritual network of individuals and small faith communities committed to living the contemplative dimension of the gospel in everyday life and to fostering transformation in Christ through the practice of centering prayer. Contemplative Outreach of Colorado


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Create A Prayer Journal 

 

Do you journal?

Whether you are a beginner or a pro…you are invited to bring your journaling and prayer life together. No art experience necessary and all supplies are included.

 

  Create a Prayer Journal

 

 

Embracing the Spirit 

 

This four-week class invites participants to renew, refresh and deepen their understanding of the influence and impact of the Holy Spirit in their personal spiritual journey.

 

  Embracing the Spirit

 

 

 Befriending the Mystics ~ Block 4

 

 

Befriending the Mystics is designed to give participants a chance to peek in on the mystical experience of a variety of people throughout history. Each session will include prayer, a presentation on a particular mystic and prayer using Lectio Divina with the mystic’s writings.

 

  Befriending the Mystics- Block 4

 

 

Forgiveness Prayer Retreat

 

 

The purpose of this Forgiveness Prayer Retreat day is to introduce you to the practice of the Forgiveness Prayer. We also give you time to sit with God and begin what we hope will be a worthwhile continued practice of forgiveness. We hope this deepens your relationship with God.

 

  Forgiveness Prayer Retreat

 

 

Spring Retreat

 

 

We will explore our personal invitation into the Mystery and Wonder of God’s Divine Community. Experience and rest in the knowledge that you are loved, forgiven and pursued by a jealous God.

 

  Spring Retreat

 

 

First Saturday Centering Prayer

 

These sessions offer centering prayer in a group. The morning deepens your contemplative practice and broadens your spiritual education with presentations and discussions. All are welcome!

 

  First Saturday

 

 

Wednesday Centering Prayer

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Centering prayer is also offered in Colorado Springs at Benedicta’s Mission House on Wednesdays from 9 to 10 am. All are welcome!

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Wednesday Centering Prayer
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