"Prayer is the doorway
through which God's greatest gifts enter the soul"
St. Teresa of Avila
"Spiritual joy arises from purity of heart and perseverance in
St. Francis of Assisi
The Cor et Lumen Christi Prayer School
is for anyone who wants to grow closer to
God in prayer. We share inspiring and practically helpful
insights from some of the greatest teachers on prayer.
Each day includes teaching and practical sessions and
quiet times with plenty of opportunities for questions.
The course includes the topics:
- praying with scripture - gaining revelation and going deeper
- praying the office
- contemplative prayer
- stages in prayer, dryness, recollection
- praying with icons
- the Jesus Prayer (the power of His name)
- praying with creation
- praying with the Eucharist
The course runs over four days 10pm - 3pm at our community
house. See the Events section or Contact us for more
details and dates for the next Prayer Schools.
Testimonies from previous Prayer Schools
"I thoroughly enjoyed the Cor et Lumen Christi Prayer
School. The sessions were well planned and the teaching was
informative and entertaining. It has helped me put into words
many of my own experiences and given me practical techniques
to further develop a loving relationship with the Lord."
- Bob Harold, Surrey (May 2001)
"The Prayer School exceeded my high expectations concerning
the excellent content and information about prayer and how
"However, I was very surprised to experience such a change
in myself by the end of the week. God touched me in a new
and special way through the week, revealing His peace to me.
This peace has stayed with me in that I find I am much more
able to come into His presence when praying and can reconnect
with Him during the day more easily. I feel more recollected
and less distracted. I feel God has shown me how he wants
me to pray at this time, which is what I wanted, so that my
prayer would be more fruitful. I have really noticed a difference
in my prayer and in my life." - Cathy Fava, Cumbria (July
more testimonies here