COCFL One Day Fall Retreat with Rickey & Anna Cotton 10-29-22

Deadline Extended, Space Available COCFL One Day Fall Retreat   Key Contemplative Women Ancestors        Reclaiming our Christian Mystical Roots Saturday October 29, 2022 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Canterbury Retreat Center 1601 Alafaya Trail, Oviedo, FL 32765 Join us in person at Canterbury’s beautiful settings: $50 (includes lunch)  or attend remotely...

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Julie Saad COCFL Fall Retreat, October 28-30, 2022

Save the Date COCFL Fall Retreat, October 28-30, 2022 with Julie Saad Zoom & In Person Canterbury Conference Center 1601 Alafaya Trl, Oviedo, FL 32765 Julie has been a part of Contemplative Outreach in Denver since 1994. She is a commissioned presenter in Centering Prayer, Lectio Divina and the Welcoming...

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Passing of Nestor de Armas

It is with sadness that we report the death of Nestor de Armas on Monday, January 3, 2022.  Nestor was a vital part of the Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida community even before becoming chapter coordinator in 2014.  Nestor’s passing was reported by Stetson Today, the news site of Stetson...

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Free Online Contemplative Course with 100 Individual Lessons

In 2018, Fr. Thomas asked the Centering Prayer community to return to his basic teaching on the Christian Spiritual Journey. One new way to do that is to explore “The Spiritual Journey: Formation in the Christian Contemplative Life” which is now free and online on the Contemplative Outreach website at https://www.contemplativeoutreach.org/spiritual-journey-program/ . The...

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Remembering Ilse Reissner 1929 – 2021

(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...

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