• United in Prayer Day March 21

    The United In Prayer day is coming up March 21st if you or your prayer group would like to participate.   Celebrate this 28th  annual worldwide day of prayer in three ways: Attend a local group retreat.  Check for event information in the chapter on COCFL.org.  Here is a sample schedule to assist...

  • The Way of St. James, An Option for You? Plan Now.

    El Camino de Santiago – Le Chemin de St Jacques – The Way of St. James by Veronique Sallin (reprinted from COCFL Newsletter) Six years ago, my husband and I, together with my brother and his wife, realized our longtime dream to walk part of the Way to Santiago, We...

  • January 2020 e-Bulletin Contemplative Outreach, LTD

    Click to read the new e-Bulletin

  • Advent Retreat with Maru Audio Clip & Photos

    The annual Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida retreat was held December 6, 7 and 8 with Maru De Guevara at the beautiful Canterbury Retreat Center in Oviedo.  The silence and extended periods of Centering Prayer were complemented by Maru’s thoughtful presentations about our interrelatedness to each other and the planet...

  • Retreat Preparation: Maru Reflction #5

    In preparation for the December COCFL retreat, participants are encouraged to read Maru’s Reflection #5 below.  Click to open. Maru Reflection #5

  • e-Bulletin

    If you haven’t seen it, here is the November e-Bulletin from Contemplative Outreach.  Fr. Carl always brings insight to our questions.  Fr. Carl was our winter retreat speaker in 2016.  You can listen to his retreat here. Click to hear Fr. Carl’s November 2016 Retreat Click here for November e-Bulletin...

  • November COCFL Newsletter Now Available

    Click link for Newsletter COCFL Newsletter November 2019 PDF

  • Third Reflection from Maru in Anticipation of Advent Retreat December 6-8

    Dear friends, This is one of my very favorite paragraphs. It is actually the forward to one of Merton’s books. This intro is as worthy as the book itself! I hope it speaks to you as much as it has, and still is speaking to me throughout the years. Sharing...

  • Space Still Available for December Retreat with Maru

    Space is still available for the COCFL winter retreat December 6-8, 2019.  Yesterday, retreat leader Maru met with planners to go over retreat details.  A number of periods of Centering Prayer will be a central part of this retreat as we consent to God’s presence and action.  Maru is well-known for...

  • Second Reflection from Maru in Anticipation of Advent Retreat December 6-8

    Hi Friends, Here is the second reflection from Maru. Space is still available for the December 6-8, 2019 retreat at Canterbury in Oviedo. We hope you can join us. – Alice Logan     Dear friends and fellow pilgrims, As we continue to journey toward our Advent gathering, I am...