Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Ursula King, "The Universe as Epiphany" 6th Dec

Silence in the City invite us to their next talk on Tuesday, 6th December at 7pm in Westminster Cathedral Hall (doors open/refreshments at 6.30).  Dr Ursula King is the speaker and the title is: “The Universe as Epiphany: Teilhard de Chardin’s discovery of the heart of God in all creation.”

Dr. King is Professor Emerita of Theology and Religious Studies at Bristol University and a vice president of the World Congress of Faiths. Her specific areas of expertise are in the life and work of the French Jesuit priest and paleontologist, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, and in feminist theology.
She has published many books including Christian Mystics: Their Lives and Legacies throughout the Ages; Spirit of Fire: The Life and Vision of Teilhard de Chardin; Religion and Gender; and The Search for Spirituality: Our Global Quest for a Spiritual Life.

Dr. King is a renowned speaker and she lectures at conferences and universities around the world.

To book a ticket you can go to the website: and follow the link How to Book on the home page. You can also send a cheque, writing “Ursula King” on the back, made out to Silence in the City and a stamped addressed envelope to: Silence in the City, 77 Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 4TW. We suggest a donation of £10.

This is a valuable chance to hear about this great modern mystic who has been largely overlooked for too long.

An online retreat with Cynthia Bourgeault

Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault will be leading a month-long Centering Prayer Online Course/Retreat hosted by Spirituality and Practice, starting this November 7, 2011. The course costs $49.95.

Cynthia welcomes participation by those seeking instruction and new to Centering Prayer, but also ensures an opportunity for more experienced meditators to deepen their practice through the introduction of new reference points and material.

The Centering Prayer Online Retreat consists of the following elements:
Emails on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for one month in which Cynthia Bourgeault will discuss what Centering Prayer is and what it is not, the value of intention, the four guidelines to the practice, and the fruits of the practice.
Audio recordings from Cynthia's workshops.
A guided Centering Prayer meditation with step-by-step instructions.
One-hour teleconference with Cynthia, which will also be recorded.
Online Practice Circle for community sharing and Q&A with Cynthia.
Whether you are new to Centering Prayer or an experienced practitioner, this Online Retreat and Practice Circle is bound to enrich your practice. To register, click on the "Subscribe to E-Course" button below.

One Month, November 7 - December 2, 2011 - $49.95

To register, please click on this link:
(full link is, but this may be too long to work!)