Upcoming
Events
In Greater
Tampa Bay
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Going Deeper
Finding the Place of the Heart in Service of Transformation
with Fr. Bill Sheehan
The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd presents

John of the Cross:
Beyond the Dark Nights

with Dr. Rickey Cotton

September 23, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(on-site registration/check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.)

Fee: $20, which includes lunch
Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
221 S. 4th St., Lake Wales, FL 33853

To register: please contact the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd at (863) 676-8578

Presenter:  Dr. Rickey Cotton is a commissioned presenter of Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina and
a member of the faculty for Contemplative Outreach’s Living Flame program. He has presented
contemplative workshops around the country. In addition to
Meister Eckhart, Passionate for Our
Awakening
, these have included Contemplation: Living in the Spirit, Living with the Spirit; The
Desert Ammas and Abbas;
and Our Monastic Heritage.
Click HERE for upcoming
events in the Florida
Panhandle.
Saturday, October 7th
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration at 8:30

Coffee and donuts will be served.

Don't miss this opportunity to
learn from Fr. Bill, a dear
friend and teacher of the
Tampa Bay centering prayer
community!
St. Catherine of Siena
Roman Catholic Church
1955 S. Belcher Rd.
Clearwater, FL  33764

Suggested donation $25
Please bring a bag lunch.

Contact Tony Merger
ptpudger@tampabay.rr.com
Introduction to Centering Prayer
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Room 105
790 South Tamiami Trail
Venice, FL 34285
This introduction to Centering Prayer is intended for those who are seeking a deeper relationship with God by
means of a silent practice. Participants will be invited to explore Centering Prayer through a step-by-step journey
that leads inward to the place where we can rest in God and allow Him to work through us.
Registration is recommended but not required. To register, or for additional information, please contact
the church office at (941) 488-4942.
Using Cynthia Bourgeault's The Heart of Centering Prayer and Thomas Keating's God Is Love, Fr. Bill will lead a
discussion about personal discovery and transformation on the spiritual journey.  Fr. Bill Sheehan is an experienced
and beloved retreat director. He has been involved with Contemplative Outreach since 1983 and continues to serve
the Centering Prayer communities.  He has a rich background as a Pastor, Director of Ministry to Priests, Novice
Director, Director of Formation, Provincial, and Director of Oblate House of Theology.
PLEASE NOTE:  DUE TO THE ONGOING
CLEANUP EFFORT AFTER HURRICANE IRMA,
TH
E 9/23 EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED..