Category: Events

An Advent Day with Fionnuala Quinn O.P. Dec 1st

Posted on 11/22/18 by Peter Donnelly

An Advent Day with Fionnuala Quinn O.P. December 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm   Begin the season of Advent with silence in the company with others, aiming to make sense of the Christmas rush. The day will consist of sessions of Centering Prayer and Advent reflections. Saturday, 1 December 2018 | 10.00am – […]

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Kylemore Abbey Retreat. Monday, January 28th to Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Posted on 11/22/18 by Peter Donnelly

Kylemore Abbey “Embracing Silence on the Spiritual Journey” Monday, January 28th to Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 This silent retreat presents an opportunity for deeper immersion in the practice of Centering Prayer and prayerful silence as taught by Contemplative Outreach. The guidelines that comprise the Method of Centering Prayer will be explored. DVD’s featuring Father Carl […]

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November e-bulletin

Posted on 11/19/18 by Peter Donnelly

  Prayer as Dying Fr. Thomas Keating “Centering Prayer, when it reaches the full consent to our nothingness is a perfect preparation for death, because it is death – death to the false self in the Night of Sense and the Night of Spirit and to the ego in the Night of No Self. Even the […]

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To the worldwide community of Contemplative Outreach

Posted on 11/10/18 by Peter Donnelly

Fr. Thomas Keating March 7, 1923 – October 25, 2018 Be still and know that I am God. – Psalm 42 + To the worldwide community of Contemplative Outreach, On November 16 – 17, 2018, in silence and stillness, please join in honoring Fr. Thomas by participating in a 24-hour, worldwide prayer vigil.  Individuals and groups may […]

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It is with deep sorrow that we share the news of the passing of our beloved teacher and spiritual father, Thomas Keating

Posted on 10/26/18 by Peter Donnelly

March 7, 1923 – October 25, 2018 To the worldwide community of Contemplative Outreach, It is with deep sorrow that we share the news of the passing of our beloved teacher and spiritual father, Thomas Keating. Fr. Thomas offered his final letting go of the body on October 25, 2018 at 10:07pm at St. Joseph’s […]

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October e-bulletin

Posted on 10/22/18 by Peter Donnelly

In New York City, September 2005, with the trustees and advisors of the International Committee for the Peace Council. “… This was Jesus’ way of manifesting the love of God – becoming one with us in order that human beings might become one with God … In the Christian tradition love is the bottom line: […]

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Introduction to Centering Prayer. Croi Nua, Galway. November 17th

Posted on 10/07/18 by Peter Donnelly

  Introduction to Centering Prayer   Facilitator: Fionnuala Quinn OP Date: Saturday November 17th Time: 10.00 – 3.30 p.m. Venue: Croi Nua, Rosary Lane, Taylor’s Hill, Galway. Introduction to the method of Centering Prayer by Cistercian, Thomas Keating.  The introduction will consist of four talks: Prayer as Relationship The Method of Centering Prayer Thoughts and use of the sacred […]

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Kylemore Abbey Retreat. Monday, January 28th to Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Posted on 10/07/18 by Peter Donnelly

  Kylemore Abbey “Embracing Silence on the Spiritual Journey” Monday, January 28th to Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 This silent retreat presents an opportunity for deeper immersion in the practice of Centering Prayer and prayerful silence as taught by Contemplative Outreach. The guidelines that comprise the Method of Centering Prayer will be explored. DVD’s featuring Father […]

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Unique opportunity to make a personal retreat

Posted on 09/21/18 by Peter Donnelly

September e-bulletin

Posted on 09/21/18 by Peter Donnelly

    UPDATE on FR. THOMAS: Fr. Thomas is receiving 24/7 care and is resting comfortably as his diminishment continues at the monastery in Spencer, Massachusetts.  He is trying to walk a little every day and is still amazingly clear-minded.   Read the full bulletin here     https://mailchi.mp/coutreach/september2018-1591749?e=9aa0837e74

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