Daylight Robbery: Are we selling directees short when we talk about prayer?

with Antonia Lynn

Kenneth Leech famously claimed that “There is no such thing as private prayer. The word private comes from privatio, which means robbery. To the Christian, nothing is private, least of all prayer.” How does that challenge our, and our directees’, notions of prayer?

We may be called to accompany someone who sees their experience of church and their “spirituality” as two separate worlds; someone whose obligation to recite the daily Office leaves them “no time to pray”; someone who regards prayer - or even spiritual direction - online as “virtual”. How does our understanding of the Body of Christ inform the way we work with them?

Antonia Lynn

Antonia Lynn is an experienced Spiritual Director and has been a tutor on both Encounter and the Ignatian Spirituality Course. She has facilitated supervision groups for LCSD for over 10 years as well as running a private practice and teaching supervision for many years.


Friday 1st October 2021, 11:00am - 4:00pm


£40 for Members of the Community of Spiritual Directors; £45 for non-members


Online via Zoom


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