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Carlo Romero, M.S.F.S., J.D.
Carlo Romero is Contemplative Network's Vice President and Youth Leader, supporting initiatives to welcome young adults seeking the contemplative dimension of the Gospel. Through organizing Centering Prayer sits and prayers in the style of the Monastic Community of Taizé, Mr. Romero seeks to support...
Hermit monk priest under Thomas Merton
Trappist hermit monk priest under Thomas Merton
Video on Contemplative Prayer
A listing of Contemplative Prayer videos on the Contemplative Network website. Videos include Centering Prayer, Judeo-Christian contemplative prayer, Lectio Divina, science and mysticism, and Interfaith dialogue.
Taize Prayer Events
The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France. Taize will be held every Saturday at 6:00pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church. Liturgy and music of Taize.
Interfaith Dialogue video
Interfaith Dialogue video relating to Contemplative Prayer and Contemplation
A Few Words on Contemplative Prayer
Continuation of the review of the James Finley DVD set, Following the Mystics through the Narrow Gate, by a hermit-monk-priest friend of Contemplative Network. His novice master was Thomas Merton, with the Trappists at the Abbey of Gethsemani.
Centering Prayer video
Contemplative Centering Prayer video contemplation
Science and Mysticism video
Science and Mysticism video
Judeo-Christian Contemplative Video
Judeo-Christian Contemplative Video
Interfaith Dialogue
A report on an experience of on-going inter-religious dialogue might be helpful at this point. In 1984, I invited a group of spiritual teachers from a variety of the world religions — Buddhist, Tibetan Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Islamic, Native American, Russian Orthodox, Protestant, and Roman Catholi...
DVD Review of
Following the Mystics through the Narrow Gate
DVD Review of "Following the Mystics through the Narrow Gate" by James Finley
DVD Review of
Convergence of Science and Religion
DVD Review of "Convergence of Science and Religion" by Robert Hesse
Dr. Robert Hesse - Forgiveness and Healing
Dr. Hesse will discuss the studies showing that forgiveness leads to physical healing.
Convergence of Science and Religion
This is a two-DVD set on the "Convergence of Science and Religion", which discusses physics to metaphysics, chemistry to life, biology to consciousness, and psychology to mysticism.
Introductory Workshop - Jan 21st
Thank You
Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshops
For beginners, or those of any level, who are looking for an introduction or refresher on Fr. Thomas Keating's Centering Prayer methodology.
Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshops
For beginners, or those of any level, who are looking for an introduction or refresher on Fr. Thomas Keating's Centering Prayer methodology.
Ongoing Resource Meetings
Resource Meetings typically include videos of Thomas Keating or other Contemplative Prayer notables to help, encourage, and start anyone interested on this amazing journey.
Ongoing Resource Meetings
Resource Meetings typically include videos of Thomas Keating or other Contemplative Prayer notables to help, encourage, and start anyone interested on this amazing journey.
Upcoming Centering Prayer Retreats
Centering Prayer retreats are spiritual tune-ups for everyone -- no matter what stage of the journey you are on.
Upcoming Centering Prayer Retreats
Centering Prayer retreats are spiritual tune-ups for everyone -- no matter what stage of the journey you are on.
Ongoing Contemplative Prayer Groups
Centering Prayer groups are patricularly useful for those who are new to this form of prayer. Most groups offer some insights and history of Centering Prayer, and then some time to practice it.
Ongoing Contemplative Prayer Groups
Centering Prayer groups are patricularly useful for those who are new to this form of prayer. Most groups offer some insights and history of Centering Prayer, and then some time to practice it.
Definitions of Terms II K - Z
A Glossary of terms used in the discussion of Contemplative and Centering Prayer
Contemplative Quotations - 2nd Millennium
Words of Wisdom concerning Centering Prayer and Contemplation from Scripture, the Saints, and other notable Contemplatives.
PROPOSED RESEARCH PROJECTS
Though the teaching of Centering Prayer specifically calls for the practitioner to not seek to gain anything from the prayer practice, experience has shown that the gifts of the Holy Spirit normally follow, with a sense of peace being the most common which often aids in healing.
Convergence of Science and Religion Outline - 2010
Bob Hesse, Ph.D. addresses the recent, fascinating convergence of science and religion by describing in laymen’s terms, from the scientists’ standpoint, their excitement of discovery. Then participants are encouraged to draw analogies to the beauties of religious faith.
Women's Residence Ministry
Contemplative Network Women's Residence Ministry
Twelve Step Ministry
Contemplative Network Twelve Step Ministry
Prison Ministry
Contemplative Network Prison Ministry reaches out to those who need it most in our prisons. Acceptance and true healing comes only through Oneness with G-d.
Judeo-Christian Ministry
Contemplative Network Judeo-Christian Ministry
Hospital Ministry
Contemplative Network Hospital Ministry
The Marriage of Sense and Soul by Ken Wilber Book Review
Book Review by Robert J. Hesse, Ph.D. of The Marriage of Sense and Soul by Ken Wilber
The Conferences by John Cassian Book Review
Book Review by R. J. Hesse, Ph.D of The Conferences by John Cassian
Relevant Bibliography
Relevant Bibliography or Reading List for those interested in Contemplative and Centering Prayer
Contemplative Quotations - 1st Millennium
Contemplative and Centering Prayer Quotations from Scripture, the Saints, and other Notable Contemplatives.
Scripture References
Scripture References pertaining to Centering and Contemplative Prayer
Definitions of Terms I A - J
Definitions of the terms often used in the discussion of contemplation in its various forms.
Stockton, Pam, M. Th., M.A., J.D.
Pam Stockton, M. Th., M.A., J.D., is Vice President and officer of Contemplative Network representing the Trappist contemplative tradition.
Pentony, Carole, Ph.D.
Carole Pentony has been practicing Centering Prayer since 1991. She represents the Christian Carmelite/Cistercian traditions on the board of Contemplative Network.
Kennedy, Robert, M.A., Th.M., Ph.D., S.T.D., D. Min.
Robert Kennedy, M.A., Th.M., Ph.D., S.T.D., D. Min., is both a Zen Buddhist Roshi and Jesuit Catholic Priest. As a contemplative he represents the Zen Buddhist and Ignatian Christian contemplative traditions on the board of Contemplative Network.
Kehoe, John Kimball (Kim), M.Div., D.B.A.
John "Kim" Kehoe, M.Div., D.B.A., teaches leadership and organization at the Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. With Bob Hesse he served as co-Coordinator for Contemplative Outreach, Houston and started Contemplative Network (CN).
Hesse, Robert J., Ph.D.
Bob Hesse is an ordained Catholic deacon and Co-founder and President of Contemplative Network, Inc. (CN) dedicated to interdenominational Christian contemplative prayer.
Gordon, Harvey, M.D.
Dr. Harvey Gordon is a Jewish contemplative who represents the Jewish contemplative tradition on the board of Contemplative Network.
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