Julian of Norwich, A Mystic For Our Times Workshop Video Series

Julian of Norwich, A Mystic for Our Times, Parts 1- 6 A New Workshop Video Series from Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida by Patty Merlo In 1372, Julian received sixteen revelations centered on the Passion of Jesus.  These visions led her to a radical decision: to live her life as a hermit enclosed in a […]

Fr. Martin Laird Retreat Audio Now Available for Listening/Download


COCFL Annual Centering Prayer Retreat Light Sitting in Light: A Contemplative Prayer Retreat In Honor of Father Thomas Keating Led by Fr. Martin Laird, O.S.A. Canterbury Retreat Center, Oviedo, Florida November 2-4, 2018 Martin Laird, O.S.A. is a member of the Order of St Augustine and Professor of Early Christian Studies at Villanova University, USA. […]

Four Levels of Listening & Soulfriending with Susan Komis


Conference Recordings Now Available to Play or Download Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida Pre-Lent Event Susan Komis Four Levels of Listening and Soulfriending February 11, 2017 (8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.) St George Episcopal Church 1250 Paige Place, The Villages, FL 32159 Four Levels of Listening We all desire to become better Listeners.  Listening to others […]

The Welcoming Prayer


The Welcoming Prayer with Mary Dwyer Presented by Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida St. George Episcopal Church The Villages, Florida February 5-6, 2016 The Welcoming Prayer is a method of consenting to God’s presence and action in our physical and emotional reactions to events and situations in daily life. The purpose of the Welcoming Prayer […]

Thomas Keating Centering Prayer Guidelines Intro


This brief “How To” introduction to Centering Prayer is by Fr. Thomas Keating. For more info and resources on this prayer practice, check out Contemplative Outreach at http://www.contemplativeoutreach.org. (If you wish to comment, please try to be tender-hearted, forgiving one another as God, for Christ’s sake, has forgiven you. – LW)  

Christophany Workshop Recordings


Published on Jan 28, 2014 On February 8, 2014y Dr. Rickey Cotton presented a day-long workshop, “Christophany: The Fullness of Man.” This day provided an in-depth experience of Raimon Panikkar’s powerful and far-reaching vision of a mystical Christianity for our time. The son of an Indian Hindu father and a Spanish Catholic mother, Panikkar was […]