“God’s first word is silence.”
Centering Prayer is a method of silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer, prayer in which we experience God's presence within us, closer than breathing, closer than thinking, closer than consciousness itself. This method of prayer is both a relationship with God and a discipline to foster that relationship. Centering Prayer is not meant to replace other kinds of prayer; rather it casts a new light and depth of meaning on them. Centering Prayer is an ancient method of Christian prayer adapted for modern times by Fathers Thomas Keating, William Meninger and Basil Pennington.
The Centering Prayer application will support your daily prayer practice commitment. Beautiful and peaceful, the app includes an adjustable timer, as well as opening and closing prayer options that you may read before and after your silent prayer time. An assortment of sounds and backgrounds allow you to choose the type of environment you want to create for your prayer time. Brief instructions for learning Centering Prayer are also included.
It is recommended you practice being in relationship with God through Centering Prayer twice a day for 20 minutes to begin with.
We've been working hard to make this app better.
In this version we introduce a new user interface language, all prayers have been translated for French speaking users. We've also updated some internal libraries and added support for iOS 15.
Ratings and Reviews
This app has become a vial part of my spiritual practice. I love that I can create variations within the app that reflect my needs and concerns, making it more personal.
This easy to use app is a valuable resource for my Centering contemplative prayer practice. Those who find me more grounded in Love and more positive to life and living benefit from it as well. Peace and joy to all.
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- 106 MB
- Health & Fitness
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
English, French, Spanish
- Age Rating
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