Holding Still Update

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Join us for a fresh look at Holding Still: Centering Prayer & the Spiritual Journey, a documentary produced by Prison Contemplative Fellowship (PCF) and premiered in partnership with CPMC. Lawrence and Artist – two men from the film – join Lizzie Udwin of PCF as they talk about new tools and resources to encourage engagement with Centering Prayer and the practice’s power to process shame and trauma.


Prison Contemplative Fellowship’s website

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