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The intent of Contemplative Outreach is to foster the process of transformation in Christ in one another through the practice of the Centering Prayer

A newly updated booklet to learn the Welcoming Prayer practice as well as the contextual background for its transformative process.  Structured in a 40-day format, the praxis booklet includes teachings on the human condition, nuances of the...
Formerly call the Centering Prayer Program. This in-home program provides all the instruction and support to learn and begin a Centering Prayer practice.  Six DVDs, Two audio CDs, 25 prayer cards, and a 91 page workbook of Centering Prayer...
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Sign up to receive our free monthly e-bulletin.  Filled with teachings, resources, useful links, and retreat notices, the bulletin is one of the ways you can support an intention to live the contemplative life. If you are new to us, please...
The Contemplative Outreach app for Centering Prayer is now available in the Apple App Store. It's free and available for iPhones and iPads (iOS 7+). The Centering Prayer mobile app supports one's daily prayer practice commitment. Beautiful and...
Powerlessness, an articles by Fr. Thomas Keating.  Powerlessness is our greatest treasure. Don’t try to get rid of it. Everything in us wants to get rid if it. Grace is sufficient for you, but not something you can understand...
Photographer and author Peter C. Jones makes a noteworthy debut with his reflective portrait of his uncle, Father Thomas Keating, one of today's most influential living spiritual leaders. Interweaving historical footage, biographical documentation,...
A distillation of over seventy years as a monastic and more than three decades of writing on Centering Prayer is Thomas Keating’s latest volume on how we might develop our intimacy with God and our experiences on the Christian contemplative...
This far-ranging book presents God as “the One Who loves us” – all of us.  Spirituality in general, the Christian spiritual journey in particular, and Centering Prayer’s vital role in all of this, are core themes in this work.  There are...
The Gift of Life: Death & Dying, Life & Living offers a vision of hope and a view of reality that counter the cultural norms that view death as a tragedy, or the end of living, or an entry into harsh judgment and retribution. Topics covered...
This book offers a vision of hope and a view of reality that counter the cultural norms that view death as a tragedy, or the end of living, or an entry into harsh judgment and retribution.  This is an intimate conversation between Fr. Thomas...

Voices of Grace & Gratitude

Voices of Grace & Gratitude are joyful expressions of grace and gratitude from the worldwide community of Contemplative Outreach for the gift of Centering Prayer in their lives and its meaning for all creation. During this year of celebration of the 30th anniversary of Contemplative Outreach, a new video will be presented every Monday. May they serve to lift your hearts.

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