Teach us to Pray


Organised by the 2027 Community of Prayer, Teach Us to Pray is three evenings of free prayer workshops being held between 7-9pm at Derby Cathedral on Thursday 14th, 21st and 28th July 2022.

It is aimed at helping people explore a range of different types of prayer.  Everyone is welcome, whether you have lots of experience of prayer or none at all.

The workshops are:

Thursday 14th July – labyrinths, Jesus prayer, praying with poetry

Thursday 21st July– Ignatian meditation, adoration of the blessed sacrament, prayer beads

Thursday 28th July – lectio divina, icons, centring prayer


Each evening programme will run like this:

7.00 pm- 7:15 pm  – Welcome, teaching, explanation of the evening

7:15 pm- 7:45 pm – Move to workshop 1, introduction to that type of prayer, 20 minutes to have a god, 5 minute to reflect on the experience with the group

7:45 pm-8:15 pm – Move to workshop 2, as above

8:15 pm -8:45 pm – Move to workshop 3 as above

8:45 pm-9:00 pm –  Compline

There will also be a stall inside the Cathedral selling prayer resources.

No need to book, just turn up.

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