St. Ignatius Women’s Retreat - Living Prayer

St. Ignatius Women’s Retreat - Living Prayer

November 2012 5 episodes

Mother Magdalena from the Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, PA was the speaker at a Fall retreat at St. Ignatius Antiochian Orthodox Church in Franklin, TN. She spoke on prayer and life in the monastery.


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Nov 21, 2012

Understanding the Mechanics of Sin, Necessary to Maintaining Peace in our Relationship with God

Repentance: Our reponse to Christ's invitation to live in His presence. Understanding appetites, impulses, passions. How does sin take root in us?

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37:31
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Nov 21, 2012

Godly Self-Care, Necessary to Maintaining Peace in our Relationship with God

The 4th talk is about peace: being in a right relationship with God, myself, others and all of creation.

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26:33
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Nov 21, 2012

Prayer as a Means to Make Christ the Center of our Life at All Times

Mother Magdalena talks about 3 forms of prayer: 1. Communal/Liturgical prayer. 2. Personal prayer time. 3. Continual prayer.

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Nov 21, 2012

Prayer as a Way of Life, a Relationship

Understanding the concept of relationship. What is prayer? Why do we need God? What's the place of the church, the body of Christ? Why does God need us? Why do we want God (different from needing Him)? What's the difference between heaven and hell?

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28:37
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Nov 21, 2012

Introduction to the Monastic Life

In her first talk, Mother Magdalena talks about the purpose of monasticism, the everyday life of a monastic, and the process of becoming a monastic.

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52:07
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