Today, I surround myself
with a bubble of peaceful energy.
I breathe in the peace,
I breathe in the energy.
I am soothed during the day's
most stressful moments.
I am safe and secure
and loved within this bubble of
God's light and love and protection.
- Author Unknown
Please enjoy this contemplative meditation which includes a poem and music video featuring photography by Sr. Fran Glowinski.
Novena is a song of penitence and praise, guiding us to care for the earth and for our most vulnerable sisters and brothers. Here are a series of nine reflections asking St Francis of Assisi to pray for us and our world, based on his beautiful Canticle of the Sun. Use these video prayers over nine days or at nine moments of personal prayer. Download the PDF color booklet here.
Walk on our campus along the Peace Path - a winding path through a beautiful prairie of several acres planted with native Illinois grasses and small woodlands. This is a beautiful space for a walking meditation, allowing for both spiritual reflection and physical exercise.
Tom Roberts shares the deeply relaxing and healing sounds of Tibetan singing bowls with Franciscan Spirituality Center friends and supporters.
Billie Topa Tate talks about the sacred drumming journey and lead this gentle meditation.
Fr. Thomas Keating leads an introduction method of Centering Prayer with guidelines in this brief "How To" introduction to Centering Prayer.
Enjoy a contemplative fall walk along the Peace Path on the grounds of the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters.
Enjoy a contemplative summer walk along the Peace Path on the grounds of the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters.