Benedictine 2

Centering Prayer: "Embracing Silence on the Spiritual Journey"

This silent retreat presents an opportunity for deeper immersion in the practice of Centering Prayer and prayerful silence as taught by Contemplative Outreach. The guidelines that comprise the Method of Centering Prayer will be explored. DVD’s featuring Father Carl Arico will demonstrate the wisdom of this silent practice which calls us to live with contemplative awareness, prompted by the Spirit, we consent to God’s presence and action in our lives.

The retreat will be enhanced with Eucharist, Lectio Divina and the opportunity for soul accompaniment with retreat facilitators Fionnuala Quinn O.P. and Lesley-Ann O’Connor

Opening Day Schedule
  • Arrival time is 3 p.m. on Monday, January 28th.
  • Supper is at 6 p.m.
  • Opening is at 7 p.m.

The retreat completes after breakfast on the last day.


To register email Mary Carroll,


Mary Carroll
Kylemore Abbey
Connemara, Co. Galway
H91 VR90
Phone: +353-(0)95 52011