• Classes, Events & Retreats

    Classes, Events & Retreats

    Register now for 2018 classes, events and retreats! We have much to offer those who are beginning their spiritual journey and those who continue to deepen their spirituality. Read More
  • Spiritual Journey Series

    Spiritual Journey Series

    Beginning in January we will offer Basic Centering Prayer (Course I) and Spirituality in Everyday Life (Course III). This series is based on Fr. Thomas Keating work and is designed to support the daily practice of Centering Prayer. Read More
  • The Gift of Life: Death & Dying, Life & Living

    The Gift of Life: Death & Dying, Life & Living

    During four days of filming, Fr. Thomas sat with Fr. Carl Arico, his long-time friend, colleague and founding member of Contemplative Outreach, in an intimate conversation focused on the transformative process of death and dying as part of, rather than the end of, life's journey. Class begins on January 17 Read More
  • SPECIAL EVENT, SATURDAY JANUARY 27

    SPECIAL EVENT, SATURDAY JANUARY 27

    BEGINNINGS (AND ENDINGS): INVITATIONS TO THE MYSTICAL JOURNEY FEATURING RICK KLEIN Have you ever wondered “What in the world is going on?” in these turbulent times in which we live. Rick will weave together the teachings of Richard Rohr and Ken Wilber to create a map of the spiritual journey that provides unique insights to the state of our world, our communities and our individual lives. Read More
  • 12-Step Introductory Workshop To Centering Prayer

    12-Step Introductory Workshop To Centering Prayer

    Join us on Saturday, January 20 to learn about Centering Prayer. In our recovery, those of us who practice the 12 Steps found in AA, Al-Anon, and other 12-Step programs, sometimes find ourselves searching for the experience of emotional sobriety and deeper relationship with our Higher Power that is suggested in the 11th Step. Centering Prayer opens us to the contemplative dimension of spirituality. Read More
  • Half Day Of Prayer

    Half Day Of Prayer

    Come “rest awhile with the Lord” and enjoy a morning of silence with periods of Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina (Praying the Scriptures). Join us on Saturday, January 20 in the chapel. Read More
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INDIGENOUS WISDOM AND OUR COMMON HOME

                           
   

These six classes will seek to open dialogue on stewardship and care of mother earth, our common home.  The classes will incorporate and expand upon related themes found in Richard Rohr’s Eco-Spirituality, and material put forth by Ilia Delio, and other spiritual writers.

 

Dialogue will be the vehicle used to expand our understanding of the complex interrelationship of factors that impact our behaviors on stewardship. Sharing Circles and Principles of Consultation, which have emerged from a 36-year process of reflection, consultation and action among Indigenous Communities across the Americas, and are part of the “Fourth Way” will be utilized to assist us in our dialogue. They were developed in response to their cultural challenges resulting from colonization which they describe as “five hundred years of wintertime.”

 

Two published documents related to the stewardship and care of the earth will be explored in the class, and include a document presented by a coalition of indigenous organizations at COP-21, Paris, France, December 6, 2015, and LAUDATO SI’: ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME, by Pope Francis. Copies of both documents will be included in the class.

 
       
Cost:   $70  
When:   Six Thursday evenings  
    January 11-February 15  
Time:   6:30-9:00 p.m.  
RSVP:   By Wednesday, January 10  
Registration:   You can register ONLINE  
    Or, print the REGISTRATION FORM  and mail it to the Center, along with your payment  
    You can also call the Center at 303-698-7729  
Place:   Center for Contemplative Living  
    3650 Yates St. Denver, CO 80212  
       
Presenter:   Dave Mazour  
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Welcome to the Center

The Center

3650 Yates Denver, CO 80212       (303) 698-7729

OFFICE HOURS:
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tues, Wednes, Thurs

Opens for the New Year on Tues, January 2

MASS AT THE CENTER:
Join us for Mass at the Center's chapel at noon on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month                       Mass Schedule

PRAY IN COMMUNITY:
Intentional Prayer Time
:    Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 or 10:45 - 11:45
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Click here for more opportunities to pray in community at the Center.

PURCHASE CDS AND DVDS: To purchase CDs and DVDs from a previous Annual Conference or Mini Retreat     Click Here 

 

 

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