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James Finley: "Turning to Thomas Merton as Our Guide in Contemplative Living"
Location: Conference Center
Category: Conference Retreats
Date: Thursday October 29, 2015
Cost: $15.00
Minimum Deposit: $0.00

Description:


This special evening presentation

is open to the public and the first

session for those participating in
the "Thomas Merton:  A trustworthy
Guide on the Path to God
" retreat.


The session is scheduled to be held
Thursday, October 29, 2015, 7:00 PM
 

In this evening gathering James Finley will explore the spiritual teachings of the Christian monk and author Thomas Merton.  The emphasis will be given to Merton’s insights into the mysterious process in which learn from God how to live in an habitual, underlying experience of God’s oneness with us in each breath and heartbeat, in each passing moment of our lives.  James Finley will draw his insights from Merton’s writings and from his experience of having had Thomas Merton as his spiritual director when he lived with Merton as a monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky.   Time will be given for a brief period of shared silent prayer and discussion of the themes presented.

 

Registration:
If you would like to register for this or any of our programs, there are several easy ways to do so.
You may:
• click the "Register" link located at the bottom of
  this page
• call 724-964-8886 to speak with a member
  of our friendly staff
• complete and mail a 
printable registration form along with your payment to:
     Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center
     2067 Evergreen Road
     P.O. Box 424
     Villa Maria, PA 16155 

Refund Policy 

Register due by October 15, 2015
Early registration is encouraged as space is limited. 


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