Unpack the simple practice of centering prayer, which transformed Rich’s life when he started in 2014. Through sitting in stillness, he’s learned how to better connect with his true self. And rest in the pure presence of God without any obstacles. Rich shares what he’s learned to support others in creating a sustainable practice.
In 2014, Mary was ordained a Roman Catholic Womenpriest. She founded the Holy Family Inclusive Catholic Community in Springfield, IL for folks who love their Catholic faith, but not the man-made institution. All are welcome, and Mary guides them in new ways to pray to God that are nourishing and life-giving.
Intimately connecting with the natural world can rewire our souls and bodies, teach us about the nature of God, and show a new path to liberation for all. Eileen brings her life experiences as a gay woman, a justice advocate, and an ordained UCC pastor to her new ministry of accompanying others to listen, learn, and heal in the wild.