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The Passion: In Art, Texts, and Music: A Contemplative Retreat for Lent

Spirituality Program

Lifelong Learning


Date: 3/8/2014

In this half day prayer retreat Rev. Chris Glaser will lead the participants in contemplative morning of prayer using lectio divina with art, words, and music. Lectio divina is a meditative practice associated primarily with scripture, but may be used to cultivate mindfulness of the sacred through other media as well. 

Morning prayer will be followed by brief introductions of participants and content. Then retreatants will be given two half-hour opportunities to visit in silence two of three venues, contemplating one or more of their contents, journaling or drawing if desired. One venue will contain art books and artwork, another will feature poems and scriptures and brief texts, and in a third room, a selection of various pieces of music will be played (this venue will also include a labyrinth for musical walking if wished). Then we gather to share insights and close with midday prayer.

Instructor: Chris Glaser

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