March 2012 Prayer Retreat – The Nine Ways of Prayer of St. Dominic

Dear Lay Dominicans and Inquirers:

In lieu of  our monthly Lay Dominican meeting, we will have a prayer retreat on Saturday, March 24th.  It begins at 8 AM with Mass  at St. Albert’s Priory, located near the Holy Trinity Seminary, adjacent to the University of Dallas.  

Bring a sack lunch and hearts ready for a day of simplicity and prayer!
Hope to see you there. 

Retreat Schedule Saturday

Nine Ways of Prayer of St. Dominic

Father Andrew will be conducting all talks

on the Nine Ways of Prayer.

8:00 – 8:40 Mass
8:40 – 9:00 Coffee / Light Fare
9:00 – 9:30 First Way of Prayer – Cheryl Denise P. 
9:30 – 10:00 Second Way of Prayer – Barry B.
10:00 – 10:30 Third Way of Prayer – Meditation
10:30 – 11:00 Fourth Way of Prayer – David T.
11:30 – 12:00 Fifth Way of Prayer – Cheryl Denise P. 
12:00 – 12:30 Sixth Way of Prayer – Barry B.

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 Seventh Way of Prayer – Joe S.
2:00 – 2:30 Eighth Way of Prayer – David T.
2:30 – 3:00 Ninth Way of Prayer – Meditation

Some links about the Nine Ways of Prayer of St. Dominic:


UPDATE – Annual Day of Reflection

Fr. Philip’s notes from the conferences are posted here in both odt and pdf formats. He also made some notes on his blog.

Some other links and references of note or interest discussed at the retreat:

  • Holy Name Devotion



Annual Day of Reflection – Putting Out into the Deep: Catholic Laity and the New Evangelization

Day of Reflection for the Dominican Laity
“Putting Out into the Deep:  Catholic Laity and the New Evangelization”

Conferences given by Fr. Phillip Powell.

Saturday, August 6, 2011, 10:00am – 3:30pm

Gorman Lecture Center, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

All are invited. No registration required.

Parking available near Chapel of the Incarnation and outside of Gorman Hall

What to bring:   A notebook or laptop for notes, either a sack lunch or money for lunch on campus (cafeteria open, lunch cost about $6.50), and friends/spouses if you like!

Costs: Free. “Love offering” accepted toward financing Father’s continued studies


10:00 – 10:15    Meet and greet, then begin 1st Decade of the Rosary
10:15 – 11:00     First Conference
11:00 – 12:30     Individual reflection time / Optional Mass / Lunch
12:30 –   1:15      2nd Decade of the Rosary, and Second Conference
  1:15 –    1:45      Individual reflection time
  1:45 –   2:30      3rd Decade of the Rosary, and Third Conference
  2:30 –   2:45     4th Decade of the Rosary/ Break
  2:45 –   3:15     Questions and Answer period/ wrap up
  3:15 –    3:30     Fifth Decade of the Rosary and Blessing