Conference 75-Minute Workshop SA10
Saturday, April 29, 2017 – 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Workshop Level: Intermediate
Georgia Gojmerac-Leiner, DMin, BCC
In Lectio Divina we read and hear the Holy Scripture. We then pray and reflect, and spend time in silence with our God. Meeting with our patients we listen actively and hear their sacred stories. As we receive the stories we notice something in what they are saying resonating with us. In Lectio Divina scripture resonates with us. This reflective prayer and our ministry share much in common, including compassio and operatio, compassion and action.
As a result of this workshop, participants will:
- Know how to pray the Lectio Divina.
- Be able to apply the method of prayer to the ministry of listening.
- Renew or learn a new way of deepening your ministry.
Educational Materials (recommended books, articles, or websites for participants to review prior to the workshop)
– Reininger, G. (Ed). Centering Prayer in Daily Life and Ministry. N.Y.: Continuum, 1997
– Keating, T. Open Mind, Open Heart: The Contemplative Dimension of the Gospel. N.Y: Continuum, 1986
– Pennington, M. B. Lectio Divina: Renewing the Ancient Practice of Praying the Scriptures. N.Y.: A Crossroads Book, 1998
Presentation Materials (items to be brought to the workshop and/or presentation materials)
– None provided by the workshop presenter
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