Notes of Rest – via Zoom

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Hosted by Contemplative Outreach of Chicago Notes of Rest is a musical-textual retreat, which places meditations from a Bible passage and writings from Black contemplatives on a bed of music, cultivating stillness, introspection, and creativity in communities so that all may find rest. The approach may be thought of as a kind of "Musica Divina,"

$10 – $25

Eight-Day Centering Prayer Intensive Retreat

Holy Cross Monastery - New York 1615 Route 9W, West Park, NY

The Eight-Day Centering Prayer Intensive Retreat offered from Tuesday, May 17 to Tuesday, May 24, 2022, provides an opportunity to deepen the practice of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of silence and community support. This retreat follows the Contemplative Outreach guidelines for an Intensive Retreat including six 30-minute Centering Prayer periods daily. The prayer is


Mystic Series: Gift of Tears

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In-person and via Zoom at the Center for Contemplative Living in Elm Grove, Wisconsin, USA In ancient times contemplatives aspired to the Gift of Tears. Here and there it is treasured even today. Mingled perhaps with some ambivalence. We will touch on several perspectives of the nature of this delicate Gift: historical, contemporary, psychological, and


Overnight Facilitating Workshop

Our Lady of Bethesda 7007 Bradley Blvd, Bethesda, MD

Hosted by Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington. National Contemplative Outreach (CO Ltd.) presenters, along with COMW’s service team, offer this special event to encourage and enrich the experience of being a Centering Prayer group facilitator. It’s the first of its kind in our area. Our mission aims to help attendees: 1) recognize their calling


Centering Prayer and Oneness

Mercy Center Burlingame 2300 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA

" not a special gift. It is simply seeing form the perspective of oneness, or in other words, from the level of our spiritual awareness. It can indeed be practiced, and over time, with sincerity and persistence, it becomes an abiding state of consciousness.” ― Cynthia Bourgeault, in Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening Our contemplative


Post-Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat (In-Person)

Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center 916 Convent Road, AL

In-person at Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center in Cullman, Alabama Fr. Bill Sheehan will be leading this 8-day post-intensive retreat. For safety reasons the retreat is limited to those who have attended an 8-day retreat previously, and the number of participants is limited to 10. If you are interested in the retreat, contact Katy Smith at

Centering Prayer Weekend Retreat Onsite

St. Mary's Sewanee 770 St. Mary's Lane, TN

Friday-Sunday Centering Prayer Retreat at St. Mary's Sewanee Retreat Center. Current CDC COVID safety guidelines will be required of all attending guests. Please see the link below for more information and to register.


The Way of the Heart: Mysticism Across Spiritual Traditions

Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center 303 Tunxis Road, West Hartford, CT

How do we awaken the heart and experience life through the heart center? For centuries, Christian, Sufi and Hindu mystics have been drawn to the heart as our primary source of spiritual perception and connection within wholeness and relationship. Matthew will weave together teaching and practice from different paths that focus on cultivating our hearts

Practical Mysticism: Teachings from Evelyn Underhill – via Zoom

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A Half-Day Retreat led by the Rt. Rev. G. Porter Taylor “God is the only reality, and we are only real in so far as we are in God’s order and God is in us ... So those who wonder where they are to begin might begin here, by trying to give spiritual quality to


Morning of Reflection with Fr. Bill Sheehan – Via Zoom

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During our time together, we will reflect on how Centering Prayer helps us to align our hearts with the loving presence of God. In letting go of our thoughts and our preconceived notions of God, we allow ourselves to trust and rest in the presence of the Divine. We will have two periods of Centering


2-Day Centering Prayer In-person and Virtual Retreat

Church of Conscious Harmony 7406 Newhall Lane, Austin, TX

"Two Legs & A Body" 2-Day Centering Prayer Retreat Fri, Jul 8th - Sat, Jul 9th – This online and in-person retreat combines the Contemplative Dimension of Christianity, Centering Prayer, and The Work of Inner Christianity in the Body as Sanctuary and Transformer - led by Sharon Johnson and offered by the Church of Conscious