Contemplative Life

ManifestationContemplative life course

9 free video lessons about the philosophy, paths, and practices of a contemplative life. Learn, practice, and review at your own pace.

Click here to access the course.

Lesson 1: Manifestation; Contemplative Life; Seven Paths to God; Contemplative Practices; Contemplative Space and Postures.

Lesson 2: Living Beyond Words; Silence; the Breath

Lesson 3: Knowledge and Experience; Stillness; Centering Prayer

Lesson 4: Action and Contemplation; Solitude; Recitations and Invocations; Types of Prayer

Lesson 5: The Seen and the Unseen; Simplicity; Journaling; Lectio Divina

Lesson 6: Ego and Essence; Surrender; Chanting

Lesson 7: Dying Before We Die; Service; Body Prayers

Lesson 8: The Contemplative Symbolism of the Cross; Spirit; Heart Prayers

Lesson 9: Uncertainty; Summary of Seven Paths to God; Contemplative Rhythm of Life

Taize To Go

An online video Taize service of song, silence, readings, and prayer. Available anytime here

Free Downloads:

Contemplative Life: Philosophy, Paths, and Practices

by Greg Hildenbrand

Click below to download “Contemplative Life” book file: 

Contemplative Life

Intro to Centering Prayer

Click here: Intro to Centering Prayer

Intro to Lectio Divina

Click here: Intro to Lectio Divina

Contemplative Life in Lawrence, Kansas

All events are free and open to all interested persons.

Mass on the World

At Sunrise on Saturday, March 18, 2023

Baker Wetlands Discovery Center Overlook

1365 N 1250 Rd, Lawrence, Kansas

7:30 to 7:50 am

Walking the (indoor) labyrinth

First Friday of each month, 9:00 am – noon (come and go)

Peace Mennonite Church

615 Lincoln, Lawrence, KS

Taize Worship via Zoom

Community Taize Service, every Friday evening, 6:00 PM

Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 793 2757 943; Password: 6T8D54

Please note that social distancing is expected at all gatherings. Masks are encouraged for anything inside and optional for outside events.

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