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

Event details

  • Friday | October 28, 2022 to Sunday | October 30, 2022
  • 4:00 pm
  • Canterbury Conference Center 1601 Alafaya Trl, Oviedo, FL 32765

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

Canterbury Conference Center
1601 Alafaya Trail, Oviedo, FL 32765

Attend in person or remotely by Zoom

In this retreat we will be taking a deeper dive into Thomas Keating’s teaching about the transformation we experience with a regular practice of Centering Prayer, in other words, the fruits of Centering Prayer. Topics will include the unloading of the unconscious, our basic core of goodness, dismantling the emotional programs for happiness, restructuring of consciousness, the transforming union, and interior silence.

In addition to our time together in Centering Prayer, we will experience some practical contemplative prayer practices that will help us to recognize and consent to God’s transforming action in our lives.

“Transformation is about becoming who you are—not your idea

of who you are, but God’s idea of who you are. Consenting to be

transformed does not mean that life is somehow all of a sudden,

easy, but we start to realize that we are not alone in this project

and may even start to experience the peace that comes from

interior silence.”

  • Julie Saad, Contemplative Life: Discovering Our Path into the Heart of God


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 Prayer. She is the coordinator of the Contemplative Living Experience Program in Denver, is a co-facilitator in the Contemplative Outreach online courses, and currently serves on the Contemplative Outreach governing board. She is the author of a newly published book, Contemplative Life, a practical application of Thomas Keating’s teaching.

You may register online here but you will need to mail your check since we are not currently accepting online payment.  You may also download and print the attached flyer and mail it to Alice Logan with your payment.

Flyer & Mail-In Registration Form: Fall Retreat Julie Saad October 2022

2022 Fall Retreat Registration Form October 28-30, 2022 with Julie Saad
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Scholarship assistance is available for the retreat, contact Dan Wagner,