Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

1 Thess. 5:16-18

SP1 ”Teach us to Pray’

One session
Introducing personal prayer – what prayer is and different ways of doing it
Father John Lumley

SP2 Contemplative Prayer

One session
Looking at the possibility of prayer beyond words
Father Peter Mulholland

SP3 A Quiet Day

A full day in your parish or elsewhere
Caroline Dollard

SP4 A Quiet Day for Advent or Lent

A day of reflection in preparation for Christmas or Easter
Sister Moira Cashmore FCJ

SP5 Prayer in the Benedictine Tradition

One session
An introduction to practice of prayer in daily life including ‘lectio divina’
Kit and Caroline Dollard and a monk from the Ampleforth community

SP6 Prayer in the Ignatian Tradition

One session or four sessions
Finding God in all things
Sister Moira Cashmore FCJ

SP7 Spirituality in Art and Film

Two sessions
A workshop to nourish spiritual growth by exploring images of Christ and community throughout the ages, as portrayed in pictures and modern film
Kit Dollard

SP8 A Blessings Workshop

One session
An exploration of blessings, including Biblical and Celtic; with ideas and resources to encourage participants to write their own prayers for the celebrations, people, sorrows and journeys of life

SP9 A Banner-making Workshop

A full day
A workshop beginning with Biblical and spiritual reflection to stimulate creation of beautiful artwork for your Parish or Group
Naina Malde

SP10 Praying with Art

A full day
An opportunity to use art to get in touch with the Holy
Sister Moira Cashmore FCJ

SP11 Praying with Clay

A full day
A creative workshop in prayer, using clay instead of words
Sister Moira Cashmore FCJ

SP12 The Mysteries of our Faith

One session or three sessions
Understanding and teaching the mysteries of our faith (e.g. The Trinity, the Incarnation, the Eucharist), using ideas from miracle plays and role play
Father Gerard Burns SM

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