Abide in Me: Christian Mysticism and the Divine Indwelling – in person and online

Human experience is a search for God, and for ourselves. Searching for God, we must look within ourselves. Searching for ourselves, we must look to God. This reciprocal dynamic is […]

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Our Amazing Journey of Contemplative Prayer, Life and Growth

“We wait patiently; in silence, openness, and quiet expectancy; motionless within and without. We surrender to the attraction to be still, to be loved, just to be.” Fr. Thomas Keating […]

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Opening to the Heartbreak of the World: An Experiment in Expanding Practice

  by Mary Jane Yates, Alberta, Canada I have heard from those who knew him that Fr. Thomas was fond of using the word “experiment” when it came to discerning […]

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Introductory Day to Centering Prayer in the Capuchin Friars Monastery in Bratislava on United in Prayer Saturday 2024

  by Teresie Viera Hašanová, CO Czechia-Slovakia I think there was no better way to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Contemplative Outreach community and honour Fr. Thomas Keating´s birthday (March 7) […]

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My Experience with the Practice of Utmost Charity

  When I saw the notice for the course “Utmost Charity: A Call to Deeper Love,” although I had many previous commitments on my calendar, I was immediately drawn to […]

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“Invitation from God” Reawakening to the Contemplative Dimension of Life

In “Invitation from God” Thomas Keating is interviewed by Marie Louise Lefèvre, a Danish journalist, about contemplation and the spiritual journey and its implications for personal and global freedom. Thomas Keating explains how […]

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Is Centering Prayer for the Non-Religious?

  Q: I’m a practitioner of “A Course in Miracles” and other non-religious pathways. Can I or anyone that is not a traditional Christian practice Centering Prayer? Is Centering Prayer for […]

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