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Embraced In Love

Embraced In Love

Embraced In Love

The practice of Centering Prayer

A ZOOM Centering Prayer Retreat

Saturday, June 3, 2023 11:00 a.m. EDT – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Fr. Bill Sheehan will present conferences in the morning and afternoon and lead two centering prayer sits. Our gathering will include time

for Q&A and comments, as well as two breaks.

The practice of Centering Prayer opens us up to receive the love pouring out from the Holy One—with no conditions or judgment on God’s part and no striving or struggling on our part. Centering prayer is a practice of letting go, allowing ourselves to be embraced by the divine with total acceptance just as we are. Fr. Bill has been deeply committed to Contemplative Outreach since its founding by Fr. Thomas Keating, OCSO 40 years ago.

He has led centering prayer workshops and retreats throughout the United States and abroad. He has a rich background as a pastor, director of ministry to priests, novice director, director of formation, provincial, and director of the Oblate House of Theology. Among teachers of the faith journey and presence of the divine indwelling, few deserve the title “master teacher” as does Fr. Bill.

For more information, contact Lynne Larson at or 757-621-7377.

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A weekend centering prayer retreat with Fr. Bill will be held in Spring 2024, following renovation to repair water damage at Richmond Hill. Dates to be announced.