The following resources have been curated by Mary McGuinness, a member of St. Peter’s, Bennington, certified contemplative prayer presenter and head of Contemplative Outreach Bennington Chapter.
“To reject the contemplative dimension of any religion is to reject the religion itself, however loyal one maybe to its externals and rituals. This is because the contemplative dimension is the heart and soul of every religion. It initiates the movement into higher states of consciousness.”Thomas Keating Read more.
Join Contemplative Outreach Bennington Chapter Online
- Contemplative Outreach Bennington Vermont Chapter (Facebook page)
- Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. (general information about and history of contemplative practices)
- The Meditation Chapel (free online gathering space for prayer and meditation)
Contact Mary McGuinness to learn more about local contemplative prayer resources, and starting your own practice.