• 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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“The root of prayer is interior silence.”
Father Thomas Keating,
Open Mind, Open Heart

While there are numerous Centering Prayer groups around the world, Contemplative Outreach of Colorado is unique in that we operate the only center where classes, mini-retreats, days of prayer and other events are provided to the public. Our Center for Contemplative Living in Denver offers introductory workshops on Centering Prayer, as well as Father Thomas Keating’s in-depth, five-part Spiritual Journey Series. A variety of complimentary classes also are available to enrich and support your spiritual growth and prayer practice, no matter where you may be on your journey. Check out the Center’s newsletters for information about our fall mini-retreat and spring annual conference. The Center for Contemplative Living maintains a close spiritual relationship with St. Benedict’s Monastery in Snowmass, where Father Keating resides, as well as the retreat center at the monastery. We are open Tuesdays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. We are closed in the summer.

Contemplative Outreach Vision

Contemplative Outreach is a spiritual network of people and small faith communities committed to living the contemplative dimension of the Gospel in everyday life through Centering Prayer. Our purpose is to share the method of Centering Prayer and its conceptual background. We also encourage the practice of Lectio Divina, particularly its movement into contemplative prayer, which a regular and established practice of Centering Prayer facilitates.

We identify with the Christian contemplative heritage. While we are formed by our respective denominations, we are united in our common search for God and the experience of the living Christ through Centering Prayer. We affirm our solidarity with the contemplative dimension of other religions and sacred traditions, with the needs and rights of the whole human family, and with all creation.

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 

 

 

Voices of Grace and Gratitude

Abbot Joseph Boyle, St. Benedict’s Monastery

Center for Contemplative Living

“The root of prayer is interior silence.”
Father Thomas Keating,
Open Mind, Open Heart

Our Center for Contemplative Living in Denver offers introductory workshops on Centering Prayer, as well as Father Thomas Keating’s in-depth, five-part Spiritual Journey Series.  Read More...

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