Tag: prayer

Spiritual Practices of Aging 2017-2018

How does the contemplative life–one of prayer and encountering God–shape one for wisdom and resiliency in the second half of life? Looking at wisdom and resiliency as markers for facing the beauty and pain of getting older, this… Read More


Do you yearn for rest, prayer and nurturing in your busy pastoral schedule? Do you need help in making some time for yourself? What would your life look like if you gave yourself four retreats per year with guided lectio divina and a… Read More

Christian & Muslim Understandings of Spiritual Practices

Sunday March 26, 2017 1:30-3:00 PM St. Placid Priory Multi-Purpose Room Christian and Muslim spiritual practices share the primary intention of growing closer to God. We will explore Muslim and Benedictine Christian teachings regarding prayer and spirituality, and… Read More


Beginning October 4, 2016 and each first Tuesday through May 2, 2017, join us for this monthly series called Opening in Presence. Facilitated by Jamie Deering, each month we gather to experience opening in God through contemplation. Through… Read More

OASIS 2016-17

“The first time I came to St. Placid Priory it felt like sacred space. I hungered for a renewal of my spirit, a time for prayer and reflection and closer union with my God. I was blessed with… Read More

New Book by Ken Peterson, Obl.OSB

Kenneth Peterson, Benedictine Oblate of St. Placid Priory, has a new book coming out in November.  Prayer as Night Falls:  Experiencing Compline is the fruit of Ken’s years of singing compline at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle.  His book… Read More