The School for Contemplative Living
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Listening in Stillness, Serving in Joy!

Our Groups

Contemplative Practices in community help us
connect with God in the inner sanctuary.

Birth of a Dancing Star by Sr. Ilia Delio
Wednesdays, Advent House, 12-1 pm, begins 2/5/20
Centering prayer at 11:30 am
Joy Unspeakable by Barbara Holmes
Wednesdays, Rayne's Epiphany House, 6-7 pm,
Centering Prayer: 5:30 pm

Sacred Yoga Class for Beginners
Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. at Rayne's Epiphany House, 3924 St. Charles Ave.
A Circle of Trust (reflecting on sacred poetry for the soul) (resumes 1/2/20)
a group modeled from A Hidden Wholeness by Parker Palmer
Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at
Rayne's Epiphany House, 3924 St. Charles Ave.

Weekly Centering Prayer/Meditation Groups:
Mondays, 1o am, Long Beach, MS. Contact Peg for details at 228-860-4569
Mondays, 12 Noon, Munholland United Methodist Church
1201 Metairie Rd. (second floor classroom of education building - 201)
Mondays, 6 pm, First Grace United Methodist Church, Canal Blvd. at Jeff Davis
Guided Meditation led by Dan Thelen
Tuesdays, 12:30 pm, Loyola University, Ignatius Chapel, in Bobet Hall

Contact Merry Toups at, (resumes 1/7/20).

Wednesdays, 12 noon, University United Methodist Church, Baton Rouge

Contact Lisa Frost for details:

Wednesdays, 5:30 pm, Rayne's Epiphany House, 3924 St. Charles Ave.

Saturdays, 9:30 a.m., Advent House, 1637 Seventh St. at Carondelet

Saturdays, 11 a.m., Munholland UMC, 1201 Metairie Rd. - Room 201.

Monthly Gatherings: Centering and Sharing
3rd Thursday - 7 pm, Slidell Group
Contact us for location.
Contemplative Worship at:
Christ Episcopal Cathedral, Sundays, 6:30 pm "Real Presence," 2919 St. Charles Ave.
Real Presence is a Eucharistic contemplative evening service that seeks to engage the heart and senses as well as the mind. Prayer stations and periods of silence combine with traditional Episcopal liturgy to create a sacred space to encounter the divine.
Wednesdays, 6:45 pmSt. Luke's United Methodist Church
(5875 Canal Blvd. - in Lakeview)
Contemplative worship after 15 minutes of silent meditation
Taize' Services at:
1. Munholland UMC, 1st & 3rd Sundays, at 6 pm, 1201 Metairie Roadled by Rev. Janet Davis.
2. Andy Kates' homeMondays at 6:30 pm921 Fern St, New Orleans, 70118.
2020 Workshops and Retreats
January 15     Compassion Cultivation Training classes with Caroline Campion and William Thiele
January 11        Winter Compassion Retreat at the Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville
January 25       We R Righting Group Workshop with Ellen Morris Prewitt
March 28          Compassion Convening at the Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville
November 14   11th Annual Contemplative Conference with Sr. Ilia Delio

1.   Contact us to start a gathering at your church, non-profit or business.

For further information contact William Thiele at