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Meditations for Pulmonary Patients

Guest Meditations
Lauren Speeth DBA DMin
Carol Anderson

"Simply put, meditation is changing
my life in every way - physically,
emotionally, mentally and spiritually."

"My chronic neck pain is gone. Inexplicably, another medical condition has begun healing and reversing itself when my doctor said this wouldn't be possible. There's more happiness in my life and I feel a stronger connection to others. Small things don't bother me like they used to and as a result, my home life is more harmonious. I feel a positive energy in my life and an awakening of my inner voice which is helping guide me to what is ultimately best for me and my relationships, including my
relationships with husband, adult children, and aging parents."

"I cannot overstate the benefits I've experienced since I started
practicing daily meditation. My only regret is that I didn't start
meditating earlier in life!
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WM, 2016

Brother Camillus and Brother Poulos

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Music for Contempletive Moments
Breathe gently...listen...be well.

Josh Workman guitar - loop
Chinese Tea
    John Watkins -Composition, performance, and engineering
    Hiroshi Iguchi - Guitar
    Lauren Speeth - Flute

Rejuve
many thanks to The Elfenworks Foundation for bringing this beauty into our lives and spirits
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Recordings for this site were
funded in part by the
Trust for the Meditation Process.
Our thanks go out to them for their
generous support.

Our thanks also to the
Elfenworks Foundation for their support
in the redesign of this site.



Welcome to the Saint Mary’s College of California
Office of Mission and Ministry Meditation website.

This is God’s project to help other people meditate and learn to use meditation for prayer, and to develop themselves. We envision it going to all our schools, and for the faculty staff and students, and that they also may learn to share this with their family and friends. And so the Schools of the Brothers may begin to spread this beautiful practice throughout the world, because Saint LaSalle said the most important religious exercise of the Brothers is to meditate daily. Audio Version - mp3


uncoming events

Saturday meditation workshops for 2016 - 2017

Four meditations deal with the Tarot Archetypal Figures as indictors of stages in psychological and spiritual development. Two workshops are on Liturgical season themes. The last aims to take you to deep prayer.

They all deal with connecting to deep parts of yourself. Come to be enlightened and energized. Bring a friend.

Cost: although these meditations could easily cost $100, I only ask for $30.00 to make it accessible to most participants. There is a sliding scale if you are in financial straits. In that case offer what you can and make up the rest by offering one to four hours of service to someone or a group you don’t ordinarily serve. Students are free.

Place: The Intercultural Center between the bookstore and Café Louis
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:15 PM
Make checks out to the Chicana /Latina Foundation (C/L F can be used on the check) for scholarships for deserving Latinas. These donations are tax deductible since the C/L F is non-profit.

December 10, 2016: Advent Season--Meditation on Mary, Handmaid of the Lord; and The Birth of Jesus. “The Messiah,” by Handel listened to while in meditation.

January 21, 2017: The Star, and The Moon.

April 01, 2017: Lenten Season—Jesus Condemned to Death, Jesus Meets His Mother in the Via Crucis, “Mass of the Passion of St. Matthew” by Bach, listened to while in meditation.

April 22, 2017: DeLaSalle Week: Three Meditations on The Presence of God:

  • Connect with the Imago Dei within one’s Self
  • Connect with Jesus in the Inner Chapel
  • Connect with the The Father in the Inner Cathedral

Keep referring to this schedule in case changes come up in time and venue. You can make enquiries to Br. Camillus at cchavez@stmarys-ca.edu

    Classroom and Workshop participant comments

most important exercise of the day
"Even just a five-minute meditation can recall us to the fact that we are in the presence of a God who loves us with an overwhelming love. This is the Christian and specifically Lasallian heritage - in the Rule of the Brothers the most important exercise of the day is interior prayer..."

workshop cds are available
"CD's containing guided meditations to help you build your personal meditation practice are available at the workshops.

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