A complete listing of Contemplative Prayer Resource Materials are available for purchase through Contemplative Outreach, Ltd’s online bookstore.

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Here, you can download and print the basic Method of Centering PrayerGuidelinesCover


Open Mind, Open Heart
by Fr. Thomas Keating, OCSO

This book is a must-have for all practicing contemplatives and a beginner’s resource for those just embarking on a serious Ch
ristian spiritual journey.

You are encouraged to attend an Introductory Workshop on Centering Prayer in your area to receive qualified instruction and support for this prayer practice. Joining a Centering Prayer group  is also recommended as ongoing support in maintaining your faithfulness to your Centering Prayer practice.


CloudCoverThe Cloud of Unknowing
Fr. William Meninger writes and speaks passionately about a very early guide to contemplative prayer.

Fr. William Meninger, OCSO


In Central Florida, there are very active Spanish-speaking Centering Prayer groups.  For more information  go to the website for Extension Contemplativa Internacional: www.extensioncontemplativainternacional.org


82 Centering Prayer Sessions  (click to download/print)
This resource was compiled to be used in the weekly centering prayer group at Friendship Village of Schaumburg, Schaumburg, IL. It is a multi-faith retirement community with Centering Prayer groups where Rev. Dr. Shawn Kafader is chaplain.  The contents are not intended to be reproduced for sale, but strictly for the encouragement of those who practice centering prayer. If this resource is reproduced please offer credit to the Rev. Dr. Shawn Kafader.