Peace & Justice

This is the blog of the Commission on Peace and Justice for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Introduction to Lectio Divina

Introduction to Lectio Divina Workshop
at the Diocese of Albany Pastoral Center, 40 North Main Avenue in Albany

January 27th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Lectio Divina is the ancient monastic practice of praying the Scriptures. It unfolds in four stages or moments:

Lectio – Reading the Word of God

Meditatio – Reflecting on the Word of God

Oratio – Responding to the Word of God with heartfelt prayer

Contemplatio – Resting in God in silence

There will be four short talks and two experiences of Lectio Divina.

Suggested donation, $25. Please bring a bag lunch. Refreshments provided

For more information or to register, call Bruce Gardiner – 325-5546
Or email:


Centering Prayer Introductory Workshop

February 24th at the Pastoral Center
9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Suggested donation $25.
If you sign-up for both workshops, $35