Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Lent is a time of preparation. Through prayer and fasting, we ready ourselves to enter into the celebration of the central Christian mystery of Jesus’ death and resurrection.
Wisdom Ways offers varied ways to move toward the transforming experience of this sacred event.
Ash Wednesday Ritual
The ancient ritual of being marked with ashes that begins the season of Lent calls us back to ourselves, to our roots in Earth and in the stardust from which the universe expanded. The ashes are a sign of our will to live anew, mending torn relationships, healing damaged commitments, and embracing Holy Mystery in our lives. In the quiet of Ash Wednesday evening, we will gather to bless and receive our Lenten ashes and enter into a communal time of contemplative prayer.
COST: Free; Registration not required.
This event will be held in Our Lady of the Presentation Chapel
Deborah Chernick studies the history of Christian contemplative prayer and serves on the board of the Trust for the Meditation Process.
Susan Oeffling, CSJ, former educator and spiritual director, has master’s degrees in theology and counseling and spiritual direction training.
Both have practiced meditation for many years and have participated in the World Community for Christian Meditation School of Meditation.
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