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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What is Grace?  – Julian of Norwich,  A Mystic For Our Times Recorded February 9, 2019 In 1372, Julian received sixteen revelations centered on the Passion of Jesus.  These visions led her to a radical decision: to live her life as a hermit enclosed in a cell attached to a church in Norwich, England.  Then […]

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The Welcoming Prayer with Mary Dwyer, audio

1. The Origins of the Welcoming Prayer (above) (others follow below) The Welcoming Prayer with Mary Dwyer Presented by Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida St. George Episcopal Church The Villages, Florida February 5-6, 2016 The Welcoming Prayer is a method of consenting to God’s presence and action in our physical and emotional reactions to events […]

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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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