• Aug2021

    COCFL Fall Retreat    Finding Our Way Out What we have learned through the COVID crisis experience and how do we move forward? Presented by Father Bill Sheehan, OMI November 12-14, 2021 (Friday evening – Sunday morning) Canterbury Conference Center 1601 Alafaya Trail, Oviedo, FL 32765 Attend in person or remotely...

  • Jul2021

    (Reprinted from Contemplative Outreach)   Ilse Reissner 1929 – 2021     HER HISTORY IN EXTENSION CONTEMPLATIVA INTERNACIONAL The history of the Spanish Centering Prayer Groups in Central Florida starts in 1991, when Ilse Reissner moved to Altamonte Springs from Miami. She had learned and practiced Centering Prayer for a few years...

  • Jun2021

    Visioning Day Postponed

    June 16, 2021

    Because prayer groups have not yet fully begun meeting in person, the decision has been made to postpone Visioning Day.  Dan Wagner has agreed to continue as Coordinator in the interim. Jesse Fox will continue handling accounting in the interim.   VISIONING DAY WITH SUSAN RUSH RE-ENERGIZE THE CHAPTER Originally planned...

  • Apr2021

    Many of our COCFL prayer groups follow Richard Rohr’s daily column.  You can have your own free subscription by following the link below.  This article on friendship and Grace is posted by popular request and is followed by a quotation from John O’Donohue. Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation From the Center...

  • Centering Prayer Introductory Workshop with Dr. Rickey & Anna Cotton Saturday, May 15, 2021 9:00 a.m. ~ 1:00 p.m. “Come and Join Us for this Very Special Event on the Centering Prayer Practice.” Sponsored by The Franciscan Center and Contemplative Outreach of Tampa Bay Underwritten by The Trust for the...

  • All these Virtual Retreats are on calendar at bottom of opening page of Contemplative Outreach limited or, http://www.contemplativeoutreach.org/    Please go there for more details. April 17th 9AM to 11AM CST,; 10AM to 12PM EST Reflections on the Spiritual Journey: A Conversation via Zoom Presented by Tom Ward.  $50. April 17th...

  • Mar2021

    March 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Centering Prayer One-Day Virtual Retreat Centering Prayer One-Day Virtual Retreat Mar 24th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Central (Dallas) time, offered by The Church of Conscious Harmony via Zoom. All are welcome to register to participate in this 1-day Lenten retreat. In addition to...

  • Feb2021

    United in Prayer Day, March 6

    February 26, 2021

    Saturday, March 6, 2021 United in Prayer Day   A globally-hosted 24-hour day of prayer accessible via Zoom William Congdon, “Eucaristia 2 (Sabbato Sancto)”, 1961 In the global unity of silence as God’s first language, we honor  Fr. Thomas Keating’s birthday (March 7) and the growing presence of Christ among us....

  • Zoom Social Celebration of Fr. William Meninger’s Life Saturday March 13, 4-5:30 p.m EST https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81985218243?pwd=WGV2MWVhazdXTmIvdGh3akpSNUFDZz09 Meeting ID: 819 8521 8243 Passcode: 968642 Here is a sample of Fr. William’s teaching recorded by the webmaster in Louisville, KY in 2014   Fr. William Meninger OCSO 1932-2021 View this email in your...

  • Dec2020

    Forgiveness – A Two-Day Zoom Event presented by Patty Merlo, MPM FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2021  6:30 PM – 9:00 PM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2021   8:40 AM – 3:00 PM OFFERED BY CONTEMPLATIVE OUTREACH OF CENTRAL FLORIDA SUGGESTED DONATION: $10.00 All of the major religious traditions tell us to forgive. In fact, most of...