a series of talks on silent prayer and
contemplative living in today's world
Dr Esther de Waal,
Contemplative Living in Today’s World: an
exploration of Benedictine spirituality and its value
for life in the modern world (23 June 2007). Not
available on CD, but an edited
transcript of her talk is here.- Sorry this link is
presently not available, please check later.
Fr Laurence Freeman OSB, The One-ness of Silence (17 December 2007). Not available on CD, but a summary of his talk is here. - Sorry this link is presently not available, please check later.
Fr Richard Rohr OFM, What the Silence Reveals: the Peace and Struggle of Contemplative Prayer (9 January 2008).
Dr Cynthia Bourgeault, Putting on the Mind of Christ: transforming your consciousness through Contemplative Prayer (20 May 2008).
Vanier, The Silence of
Tenderness (7 June 2008).
Esther de Waal, Thomas Merton and the Camera as a Tool for Contemplation (25 October 2008). This talk was not recorded, but a brief summary is included here. - Sorry this link is presently not available, please check later.
Dr James Finley,
Falling into Silence: an exploration of
Thomas Merton's relevance for our time (23 November
Dr Cynthia Bourgeault, The Welcoming Prayer Practice and Inner Awakening (13 December 2008).
Daniel O'Leary, Contemplation: a way of
seeing, a way of being (25 February 2009).
Fr Laurence Freeman OSB, From Duality to Trinity: Meditation and Daily Living of the Christ-Centred Way (19 March 2009).
Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP,
Hope: Living in the Moment (13 May 2009).
Most Revd Archbishop Vincent
Nichols, The Lure of God (22 October
Fr Gregory Fruehwirth, Relationship,
Community and Embodiment: the Gift of Jesus to
Contemplative Experience (20 March 2010).
Fr Kevin Culligan OCD, St John of the Cross and the Search for Silence (2 June 2010).
Fr Richard Rohr OFM, The
Consequences of the Contemplative Heart (26 August
Fr Daniel O'Leary, Unblock the Light: Experience a New Way of Living (23 November 2010).
Fr Laurence Freeman OSB,
The Great Chasm: Spirituality in a Time of Austerity
(19 February 2011).
Fr Robert Kennedy SJ, Zen and Christianity (31 March 2011).
Dr Cynthia Bourgeault, Encountering
the Wisdom Jesus and Deepening the Encounter
with the Wisdom Jesus (7 and 8 June 2011).
Dr James Finley, Following the Mystics through the Narrow Gate (13 and 14 September 2011).Dr Ursula King, The Universe as Epiphany: Teilhard de Chardin's Discovery of the Heart of God in all Creation (6 December 2011).
Fr Nicholas King SJ, A
Contemplative Look at Jesus (21 January 2012).
Dr Cynthia Bourgeault, The Meaning of Mary Madgalen and Mary Magdalen and the Path of Conscious Love (29 and 30 May 2012).
Fr Cyprian Consiglio OSB Cam,
Prayer in the Cave of the Heart: the Universal Call to
Contemplation (15 November 2012).
Dr Martin Laird OSA, The
Practice of Contemplation: London Underground, Bus
Routes and City Silence (12 January 2013).
Fr Robert Fruehwirth: Silence
and Self-Acceptance: Julian of Norwich and the Jo
(4 September 2013)
Oliver McTernan, Finding sense in a complex
world: the need for a spiritual paradigm (9 January
Rt Revd Dr Rowan Williams, What
Grows in the Gaps: Silence and Human
(7 May 2014)
Sr Ilia Delio OSF, Christian Life in Evolution
- On Evolution and quantum physics and the significance
of these for Christian life in the 21st Century (4
Fr Vincent MacNamara, The Way of the Heart:
Truth, Goodness and Beauty (4th November 2014
Fr Timothy Radcliffe O.P. Be
still and know that I am God. (29
James Finley PhD Childlike Acceptance as
a Path to Inner Peace and Union with God (16 June
James Finley PhD Transforming Trauma:
Exploring the Healing Power of Spirituality (17
Rev Dr Cynthia Bourgeault Contemplatives and Mystics as Prophets and Visionaries (30 June 2015)
Rev Dr Cynthia Bourgeault Harnessing the
Power of Love - Unveiling the New Breed of Trinity (1
David Tacey Dadirri: The Aboriginal Gift of Contemplation (Indigenous Spirituality and its Transformative Impact (6 September 2016)
Robert Fruehwirth Living Compassion: Julian of Norwich's Revelations and our Share in God (6 October 2016)
Rev Dr Cynthia Bourgeault Centering Prayer and the Road to Non-Dual Awakening (3 November 2016)
Rev Dr Cynthia Bourgeault: Christian Non-Duality - Seriously? (5 November 2016)
Fr Laurence Freeman The need for contemplation in a Post-Truth World (6 May 2017)
Rev Dr Cynthia Bourgeault: Seeing with the Eye of the Heart: Contemplation as a Path of Numinous Knowing (4 November 2017)
Prof Emerita Ursula King Spirituality and Ecology in an Evolutionary World: Living the New Story with Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Berry (15 March 2018)
Rev Sarah Bachelard The Work of Love in the Face of Doom (19 May 2018)
Professor Peter Tyler The opening of the Heart. Reflections on the Spiritual Seasons of Life. (4 October 2018)
Timothy Radcliffe OP Should we bend the knee? Worship and contemplation. (7 November 2018)
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