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The Anglican Rosary

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The Anglican Rosary

The Anglican Rosary: Meditating with the Mystics This little collection (44 pages) is offered to help users of the Anglican Rosary find appropriate prayers that will support their meditation practice as a way into the contemplative state. Rev. Ward Bauman has adapted a variety of texts, from sources ranging from John Donne to Richard Rohr, from Song of Songs to Rainer Maria Rilke. These simple chants may be used for individual or group practice. To purchase, send a check to House of Prayer, PO Box 5888, Collegeville, MN 56321 for $12 + $4 shipping and handling (domestic only). To purchase...

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Word Cloud T-shirt

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Word Cloud T-shirt

The word cloud t-shirt is available in sky blue only. Available in women’s and unisex sizes (women’s shirts are more fitted) The front of the shirt has the House of Prayer logo and e-mail address on the upper left. The back of the shirt has the word cloud in four colors: purple, maroon, sienna brown and navy. Click on the photo for a larger view. The shirts are Hanes nano t’s, 100% preshrunk cotton To order t-shirts and pay by credit card via Paypal, click here for our Books & More page with shopping cart....

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The Luminous Gospels

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The Luminous Gospels

The Luminous Gospels are translations of the Gospels of Thomas, Mary Magdalene and Philip by Lynn Bauman in consultation with Cynthia Bourgeault and Ward Bauman. The extraordinary discovery of early Christian documents over the last century has made possible a movement from the Christian Gospel as dogmatic tradition about Jesus, to the teachings of Jesus as a wisdom tradition. That is truly “good news.” These early texts give us another view, one that is luminous with insight. Open these pages and enter a new world of early perennial wisdom. As you enter their world, you are invited into a...

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Sacred Food for Soulful Living

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Sacred Food for Soulful Living

Sacred Food for Soulful Living: Recipes from the House of Prayer Kitchen by Ward Bauman, director Anyone who has been to a House of Prayer programmed retreat has experienced Ward Bauman’s wonderful cooking. He offers simple, mostly vegetarian fare that is healthful and nourishing. Before he became director of the Episcopal House of Prayer in 2002, Ward worked with the Christian Brothers in Napa, California, where he cooked and worked with retreatants. In addition to a lifelong love of cooking, Ward learned many of his skills during 4 1/2 years spent living in Iran. The recipes here are...

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Holy Week Liturgies

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Holy Week Liturgies

 Holy Week Liturgies by Cynthia Bourgeault, with Ward Bauman and Darlene Franz In 2010, Cynthia Bourgeault, with assisance from Ward Bauman and Darlene Franz, composed a series of liturgies for use during the Holy Week retreat at the Episcopal House of Prayers in Collegeville. This series of simple chants, readings, rituals and prayers can be used by individuals and groups. The book is an excellent resource for liturgists or those writing contemplative liturgies and a wonderful point of reflection for all of those walking the way of the cross. Price: $15 + $4 shipping/handling (US ONLY) In...

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