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Contemplative Vision: Praying with Art/Photography

27th November 2021

2:45pm-4:25pm via Zoom

Contemplative vision is the vision that says “you are good as you are because you are the sacrament of God’s love.

This presentation will invite us to prayerful attentiveness to God’s presence in the ‘holy’ as well as in the ordinariness of our everyday lives – amidst the pots and pans as St Teresa puts it. How engaging with art and images can be a graced encounter with, and a sacramental experience of, the sacred will be explored. The theme of ‘seeing’ in the Gospels will be highlighted. This will help us to appreciate how the experience of contemplative vision as both a ‘sacred seeing’ and a ‘received gaze’, can leave us vulnerable to transformation which underscores the spiritual truth of the necessary ‘dying’ that is consequent upon ‘seeing’ the Holy (see Exodus 33:20).

This online talk will inspire you to practise praying through the use of art.


2:45pm – Zoom opens
3:00pm – 3:05pm Welcome, Introduction and Opening Prayer
3:05pm – 3:40pm Session One
3:40pm – 3:50pm Break
3:50pm – 4:25pm Session Two
4:25pm – Concluding prayers

We hope to see you there!

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