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Father Martin Laird, Save the Date Nov 2-4, 2018

by Dan Wagner

Our November 2018 retreat will be with  author of “Into the Silent Land” Fr Martin Laird. We have an opportunity to learn about the desert fathers and mothes and the contemplative vision that spans 100 years..  The retreat will be at the Canterbury Retreat Center in Oviedo, Nov 2-4, 2018. https://www.pbs.org/video/religion-ethics-newsweekly-father-martin-laird-on-contemplation/ 

New COCFL Coordinators

by Andy Rawls

In a sacred process of discernment on April 21,  Dan Wagner and Jesse Fox became the new coordinators of Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida. They will serve a three year term and facilitate the work of the COCFL leadership teams.  Here are their thoughts about their roles reported in the April COCFL Newsletter. Dan Wagner. […]

Forgiveness Workshop, Hollywood, FL with Mary Dwyer

by Andy Rawls

Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida present a Recovery Workshop Led By Mary Dwyer Of Contemplative Outreach Mary Dwyer is a long-time student of Fr. Thomas Keating and has been practicing Centering Prayer for almost thirty years. She now devotes her time to giving retreats and workshops on behalf of Contemplative Outreach […]

Fr. Thomas in Need of Our Prayers

by Andy Rawls

Dear Friends: Fr. Thomas Keating is being flown by charter jet this morning from St. Benedict’s Monastery in Snowmass, Colorado to St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts so that he can receive better care 24/7. Please keep him and his caregivers in your prayers during this most holy week. All grace and peace to each […]

United in Prayer Day – Choose Your Site!

by Andy Rawls

Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida invites you to attend one of the area United Prayer Days.  Choose the one closest to you for a time of prayer, community and learning.   Apopka Information Port Orange Information Viera Information Contemplative Outreach sponsors a United in Prayer Day each year. It is a day when Centering Prayer […]

Merton Workshop at St. Leo Led by Rickey Cotton

by Andy Rawls

Benedictine Sister of Florida present A Day of Reflection Thomas Merton (1915-1968), O.C.S.O. with Dr. Rickey Cotton Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Holy Name Monastery 221238 Wichers Road, St. Leo, Florida 33575 Click the link here for details: Benedictine Sisters of Florida Day of Reflection 3-3-2018/ Thomas Merton is the most […]

St. Hildegard of Bingen – Save the Date: April 21, 2018

by Andy Rawls

Exploring St. Hildegard of Bingen presented by Sr. Mary McGehee, OSB Benedictine Sisters, Cullman, Alabama St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church Titusville, FL April 21, 2018 Hildegard was a Benedictine nun in Germany in the 1100’s, a time not unlike the times we live in, a time of a relatively high standard of living but with wars and […]