A Mid-South network for Christian meditation

“The reclaiming of meditation as a core discipline of the Christian path is one of the most significant developments of our time.” —Cynthia Bourgeault

Christian meditation in Christian life
Fr. Laurence Freeman – YouTube

Meditating as a Christian
Prayer of the Heart
The Wheel of Prayer
Fruits of Meditation
The Weekly Meditation Group
Questions and Response 1
Questions and Response 2

Who we are

A network of individuals in Memphis and the Mid-South nurturing the spiritual journey through individual and group meditation as communicated through the teachings of Laurence Freeman and John Main of the World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM) and of other contemplative teachers in the Christian tradition.

What we offer

The opportunity and possibility of community formation in the contemplative life.

Please join us for weekly meditation in the chapel at Constance Abbey at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday mornings. Constance Abbey is located at 215 Hamlin Place, Memphis, TN 38105, just west of St. Mary’s Cathedral. All are welcome!

You may also join us for weekly meditation, through October 25, 2017, in the Sisters’ Chapel at St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday mornings. The Cathedral is located at 700 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105. Enter the Sisters’ Chapel through the red door from the courtyard. This group concludes October 25th.

An opportunity to go deeper into the perennial wisdom, including Christian contemplative tradition.

What we hope for

To be a spiritual catalyst for the positive change we want to see in ourselves and in our Memphis-area communities. Like us on Facebook at ChristianMeditationMemphis.

Basic teaching
Fr. Laurence Freeman – YouTube

What is Meditation?
Attention
Martha & Mary
Jesus
The Kingdom

Other resources

How to meditate
John Main talks
WCCM – Facebook
WCCM news
WCCM-USA
John Main Center – Georgetown University
Meditatio WCCM videos – YouTube
Meditatio videos – Vimeo
Meditation and Spirituality videos – YouTube
WCCM bookstore – Amazon

Perspectives

Laurence Freeman OSB – Blog
Silent Communion – Essay by Christopher Harding, Edinburgh
The Rule of Benedict – Reflections from Christian Meditators
Lines from Inbetween – Blog by Andrew McAlister, WCCM Oblate, London
Reflections from the Daily – Blog by Mary Kelly Robison, WCCM Oblate, Boston Area
Notes on Contemplation by Mary Sargent – Blog at Saint Victor Catholic Church, West Hollywood
Theology and Meditation – Rowan Williams lecture – SoundCloud
Contemplative Spiritual Resources – Papers and recordings on Prayer of the Heart by William Ryan, spiritual director and teacher of meditation practice, Salem, Oregon

From Australian friends down under

Dr. Stefan Reynolds, oblate of the World Community for Christian Meditation

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Now Playing
Meditatio Radio Programs

Coordinator

Robert Thompson

Contact us

Last updated

10/15/2017

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