with Rabbi Rami Shapiro
“Rabbi Shapiro touches the very heart of spirituality.
His message has the ring of universal truth. Drawing from many traditions and faiths,
he highlights the essence of all spiritual teachings and the secret of inspired living.”
September 16, 6:30-8:30 pm
September 17, 9:30-11:30 am, 1-3 pm
Suggested donation: $75 (or $25 per session)
($70 for SCL members)
all are welcome!
The Heart of Mindfulness Day Retreat
with William Thiele
Saturday, August 20, 9 am - 3 pm
Parker United Methodist Church
1130 Nashville Ave.
Become a member/supporter of the School today!
To support our mission, become a member/supporter for $40 or more.
Checks to Rayne UMC, with "SCL membership" on the memo line
3900 St. Charles Ave. NOLA 70115
(Members are invited to deduct $5 from any workshop fee.)
Creating contemplative communities who practice the presence of God for personal transformation and radical engagement with the world.
Our video introducing our calling called "Monks in the World" can be linked here:
To learn more from our stories of contemplative living read this book:
Monks in the World: Seeking God in a Frantic Culture, published by Wipf & Stock, and available on Amazon.com, (William Thiele author), and also this blog:
"A Contemplative Path" at www.wordpress.com.
An introductory PBS video with Martin Laird, author of Into the Silent Land, is here: http://www.pbs.org/video/
Listening in Stillness
Cultivating a contemplative presence for God involves daily practice of spiritual disciplines in solitude.
To learn more about our central practice of centering prayer,link to the following:
Because the journey cannot be completed alone, we also practice and learn with a community of supportive friends. This, for us, is the inward journey: "practicing the Presence of God for personal transformation."
Serving in Joy!
To learn more from our stories of contemplative living see:
Monks in the World: Seeking God in a Frantic Culture, published by Wipf & Stock, and available on Amazon.com, and also
"A Contemplative Path" blog at www.wordpress.com.
To connect with a class, practice group, or workshop - link to Our Groups.