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 itself.  She effectively used clips […]

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November 2016 Retreat with Fr. Carl Arico

Putting On the Mind of Christ with Fr. Carol Arico November 6-8, 2016 Canterbury Retreat Center, Oviedo, FL Father Carl Arico: Fr. Carl Arico is a founding member of Contemplative Outreach and is active on the Gift and Special Project committees. He is honored to have known Fr. Keating since 1969 and was present for […]

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Part 1: (above) Part 2: Part 3: Part 4 Dr. Gray Matthews presented a day-long workshop commemorating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Merton. Mattews wrote that, as a spiritual guide, Merton offers invaluable counsel regarding the significance of contemplative prayer, not just to quell our anxious souls but to invigorate them. The […]

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Fr. Laird Part 1 was on Friday evening.   COCFL Annual Centering Prayer Retreat November 2-4, 2018 Canterbury Retreat Center, Orlando, FLA An Ocean of Light with Fr. Martin Laird Martin Laird, O.S.A. is a member of the Order of St Augustine and Professor of Early Christian Studies at Villanova University, USA. He has extensive […]

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