A complete listing of Contemplative Prayer Resource Materials are available for purchase through Contemplative Outreach, Ltd’s online bookstore.
Here, you can download and print the basic Method of Centering Prayer
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 Christian 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.
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.