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Christian Meditation: Day of Silence

Nov. 13, 2013

The WCCM Community in Mumbai is organising a Day of Silence on Thursday, November 14, 2013 (a public holiday).

It will be held at the Diocesan Seminary, Goregaon, from 9.30 am to 5 pm. Registration begins at 9 am. It is open to all those interested in this daily contemplative practice as well as those who wish to deepen their understanding of it. The cost per participant is Rs 200/-.

Silence is an essential element of the programme. During the day, there will be periods of silent meditation, each preceded by a discourse. Fr Gavin Lopes, professor of Theology at the Seminary will give a discourse situating this Christian contemplative practice in our spiritual life. He will also celebrate the concluding Eucharist. The resource person for the programme is Christopher Mendonca. It will also include a time for Lectio Divina, Chanting of a part of the Divine Office, Rosary Chant and Taize Prayer.

Please confirm your participation by registering with any of the following on or before November 11, 2013: Christopher - 2422 7551; Cynthia Miranda - 2536 2537; Gemma - 98205 97543; John D’Sa 98195 52282. Sms only with your name and location to 99209 77625 or e-mail

Source: The Examiner

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