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Introductory Lectio Divina Workshop

December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lectio Divina Introductory Workshop for Advent – The method of Lectio Divina, to pray sacred scripture, is introduced.

Lectio Divina Introductory Workshop for Advent
Saturday, December 14, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mike Smoolca and Nancy Stimac

The method of Lectio Divina, to pray sacred scripture, is introduced. Presenting a Christian tradition of prayer through reading, reflecting, responding and resting in the Word of God, one’s relationship with God is nourished and deepened. Scripture appropriate for the Advent season will be utilized in this workshop. Both individual and group experiences will be provided.

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Mike Smoolca is an experienced contemplative group and workshop facilitator and a dedicated student of contemplative practices and wisdom spirituality. He is a Contemplative Outreach presenter and coordinator for Contemplative Outreach of CT and the Northern CT Chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society. Mike is a practicing spiritual director who received his certificate from Fairfield University. He has been an internship partner at the Spiritual Life Center in West Hartford, CT.

Nancy Stimac, a longtime contemplative prayer practitioner, is a Centering Prayer facilitator and commissioned presenter of Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina for Contemplative Outreach. She is a graduate of the Archdiocese of Hartford’s Catholic Bible School and Lay Ministry programs. She uses her gifts to serve the Catholic community of Windsor Locks as a prayer group facilitator, Bible study leader, RCIA teacher, lector, and evangelization team member.


December 14, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mike Smoolca


Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center
303 Tunxis Road
West Hartford,CT6107United States
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