- Lectio Divina - Monday's 12-1pm in the Parlor at St. Paul's and Zoom. Contact Mo. Janie Kirt Morris.
- Centering Prayer - Saturdays, starting October. Contact Cynthia Jones.
- Ignatian Groups - Registration Closed
- Yoga - Tuesday's at 6pm at St. Paul's Dean Wiley Hall (starting September 2022)
Spiritual Direction, Dean Katie Churchwell can help get you connected with a licensed Spiritual Director. Email her for more details.
Lectio Divina is an ancient way of praying the Scriptures, dating back to Origen of Alexandria in the 3rd century, who introduced a way of praying the Scriptures that would unlock the message of Scriptural texts. The Desert Fathers and Mothers of 4th century Egypt developed the process, bringing it into daily use.
Lectio Divina each Monday from noon to 1 pm on Zoom and in person i…Read More »
Centering Prayer is a popular method of meditation and places a strong emphasis on interior silence. The name was taken from Thomas Merton's description of contemplative prayer as prayer that is centered entirely on the presence of God. Although the modern movement of Centering Prayer owes much to the Trappist monks of Spencer, Massachusetts in the 1970's, including Father Thomas…Read More »
The Ignatian Exercises are offered at St. Paul's as a 32-week program, beginning each September. The program is a comprehensive set of spiritual exercises, designed to help bring a soul into closer and direct relationship with God. The Exercises, which are Biblically and Liturgically based, remain in their original form as they were written down and codified by Ignatius of Loyola…Read More »
The labyrinth is a spiritual tool that has many applications in various settings. It reduces stress, quiets the mind and opens the heart. It is a walking meditation, a path of prayer and a blueprint where psyche meets Self.
St. Paul's currently owns 3 labyrinths: A four-circuit flagstone labyrinth located in the East Garden, the Frank Dennis Memorial 11-circuit Chartres style canv…Read More »
St. Paul's provides space for meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous on Monday through Thursday at 12:00 noon and for Al-Anon on Tuesdays at 12:10 p.m. in the Education Building. Al Anon meetings are about sharing individual experiences and problems caused by a loved one's drinking. Individual stories offer hope and strength in order to solve the common problems of the group. The 12-st…Read More »