Fr. Martin Laird, An Ocean of Light, COCFL Fall Centering Prayer Retreat

by Andy Rawls

COCFL Annual Centering Prayer Retreat November 2-4, 2018 Canterbury Retreat Center, Orlando, FL An Ocean of Light with Fr. Martin Laird Martin Laird, O.S.A. is a member of the Order of St Augustine and Professor of Early Christian Studies at Villanova University, USA. He has extensive training in Contemplative Disciplines and gives retreats and lectures […]

Centering Prayer Weekend Retreat With Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI, January 2019

by Andy Rawls

Centering Prayer Weekend Retreat With Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI REVISITING THE WISDOM JESUS Revisiting “The Wisdom Jesus” ~ One of Cynthia Bourgeault’s classic texts from the perspective of heartfulness. January 4-6, 2019 Friday, 4:00-6:00pm check-in through Sunday, 11:30am Our Lady of Florida Spiritual Center 1300 US Hwy One, North Palm Beach, FL 33408 Cost: $275.00 […]

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 […]