christian meditation "I think about all your deeds, I meditate on the works of your hands." Psalm 143:5

The weekly meditation sessions will all continue via Zoom. The Zoom links to the sessions will be emailed through our mailing list. Students and staff can join the mailing list using the links (please use your university email address). Sign up to the mailing list.

Mondays 13:05-13:40

Christianity has a long and rich history of meditation and contemplative prayer. These ancient Christian traditions have their roots in the monasteries of the desert hermits of the second century. Jesus himself often prayed in times of stillness and solitude. Many of these long established practices are now shared by Christians from Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox Churches. We offer a range of meditations practices including:

  • silence and stillness
  • slow reading of scripture (Lectio Divina)
  • using imagination to encounter scripture (Ignatian Contemplation)
  • meditation review of the day or a project
  • Centering prayer
  • using experience and emotions in prayer
  • discernment when making changes in life

These practices also have many resonances with the contemporary practice of Mindfulness meditation.

Led by Andrew Willson, College Chaplain. 

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