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Sunday Book Study: Eye of the Heart by Cynthia Bourgeault

The Sunday Contemplative Book Study meets every other Sunday at 10 a.m.  On Sunday May 9th, we will be reading Eye of the Heart by Cynthia Bourgeault, through the end of the third chapter. One thing to consider as we begin this–the quote at the start of the introduction is an important key. Cynthia is laying out …

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Contemplative in the Kootenays, April 24, 2021

Contemplative in the Kootenays continues online! Join us on Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. These days, we begin with a check-in and physical grounding practice, meditate together, and hear a little bit of context for the lectio text. Then we each go offline to spend time with the text, do some walking meditation, and …

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Christmas Eve: Light in the Darkness

Join us for a Zoom service at 5:30 pm on Christmas Eve: Light in the Darkness. Send a note to Therese here for a link to this service. Refugees la sagrada familia, Kelly Latimore, Iconographer    

Sunday Book Study, March 21, 2021

The lively, fun and challenging Sunday Book Study meets every other Sunday at 10 a.m. via Zoom!  You can join via your computer, smart phone or through your landline. On January 24th, we began reading See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love, by the Sikh activist Valarie Kaur. On March 21st, we will be …

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Contemplative in the Backyard

Members of Contemplative in the Kootenays are invited to meet in person on Saturday, June 27, 2020. We’ll meet at the DesCamp/Meier house in New Denver (directions below). We will do the social distancing thing, for sure; but it will be very good to see your dear faces in person if you can make it. …

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Contemplative in the Kootenays

Contemplative in the Kootenays will meet on Saturday, March 28, 2020. The day begins at 10 am and ends at 3 pm. WE WILL BE MEETING ON LINE, DIRECTIONS BELOW. We’ll begin with centering prayer (surrender meditation) and move into lectio divina, discussion, more meditation, and a short presentation entitled “Self-do-it.”  We close with open …

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Online House Church, March 14, 2021

Join in House Church from the comfort of your home–pj’s and coffee are part of the joy! Sunday,February 28th, at 10 am Pacific Time. Join via the Zoom app on your computer or smart phone, or dial in on your landline. House Church is purposefully participatory and contemplative. Please email Therese for the Zoom link: …

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Contemplative in the Kootenays

Contemplative in the Kootenays continues online! Join us on Saturday, January 30th, at 10 a.m. These days, we begin with a check-in and physical grounding practice, meditate together, and hear a little bit of context for the lectio text. Then we each go offline to spend time with the text, do some walking meditation, and …

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Fall Retreat: Love and Suffering

The path of mystics, the path of depth, is always the result of love and suffering. Love itself draws us into suffering, because if we open ourselves to the vulnerability of love, we will inevitably suffer. So we’re going to explore this most incarnate, blessed and painful way of life together. Our retreat will include …

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Spring Contemplative Retreat: The Cloud of Unknowing

The Spring Retreat for Contemplative in the Kootenays will begin at 9 am, Saturday, April 27th, and end after lunch on Sunday, April 28th. Our theme for the weekend will be The Cloud of Unknowing, the 14th century anonymous text which is much of the source for the practice of Centering Prayer. The weekend will consist …

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