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Meditation Seminar with Sister Madeleine Mary

During this day, we will consider the usefulness and difficulties of meditation and then specifically experiment with two forms of meditation practice that may be helpful resources in Lent and in the years to come: lectio divina and Ignatian meditation. “Lectio Divina,” a Latin term for "divine reading,” describes a way of reading the scripture whereby we gradually let go of our own agenda and open ourselves to what God wants to say to us. Traditionally, this practice has been thought of as having four stages: lectio (reading), meditatio (reflection), oratio (prayer), and contemplatio (contemplation). These stages describe the normal movement within the practice, but there are a variety of ways of doing lectio divina. Through Ignatian meditation, a prayer form found in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, the practitioner either imagines God’s perspective in a passage or imagines oneself fully within a gospel story in order to experience it fully.

Come and explore these ways of praying the Scriptures as means of growing in relationship with Christ.

The Schedule of the day will be:
9:00-10:30: Introduction to Meditation, with emphasis on Lectio Divina and Ignatian Meditation
10:30-11:15: Lectio Divina, followed by feedback
11:30-12:15: Lectio Divina session 2, followed by feedback
12:15: Lunch
1:30-2:45: Ignatian Meditation, followed by feedbackand closing

Held at: Church of the Holy Apostles
When: Saturday, March 7th, 2020
Presented by Sister Madeleine Mary, CSM

Date: 03/07/2020 (Sat.)

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm CST

Location: Church of Holy Apostles
1380 Wolf River Boulevard, Collierville, TN 38017

Created by:   Holy Apostles
 
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