Online Resources for Meditators
Starting 30 Sep. 2009, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. sharp, in the parish kitchen Brown Bagging It with Benedict. Study the Rule of St Benedict through the contemporary wisdom of Joan Chittister OSB and guidance of Rev. Glenda Meakin while you enjoy your own brown bag lunch.
Monthly Contemplative Eucharist
Usually the first Saturday of the month at 5 p.m. in the chapel of St. James' (Hamilton St. Entrance) check the parish calendar on the home page
Welcome to the Christian Meditation Community of St. James'
Since September of 2000, St. James has had a contemplative prayer / Christian meditation group meeting weekly in the parish, learning the teachings of John Main, and practising this simple way of Christian prayer that has its roots in the early Church. It is a way of prayer that enables you to encounter the Spirit of love that lives within you.
We invite you to explore two ways of learning about meditation:
"For our lives to be fully human we need to encounter the Spirit of love within ourselves."
(John Main, The Heart of Creation)