• Fall Classes, Events & Retreats

    Fall Classes, Events & Retreats

    Check out our fall classes, events and retreats. We have a variety to offer you. Read More
  • Spiritual Journey Series

    Spiritual Journey Series

    Father Thomas Keating says, “The spiritual journey is a training in consent to God’s presence and to all reality.” Until we discover and begin to bond with the Indwelling Spirit, the God within each of us, we vainly seek to comfort our ego while ignoring our true selves in the context of the Ultimate Reality: that God loves each of us infinitely, and longs for us to reunite with him as much as we long for him to fill us, heal us, and guide us. Read More
  • Introducing Carol Gleason

    Introducing Carol Gleason

    Following the retirement of Carole Koski on June 30, 2018, Carol Gleason has assumed the responsibilities of Coordinator. Welcome Carol! We are grateful for your consent to serve our community at the Center for Contemplative Living. Read More
  • With Deep Gratitude

    With Deep Gratitude

    The Center for Contemplative Living is thriving thanks to you, our donors, and all those we serve through the many programs and prayer opportunities we are able to offer. Our donors provide the foundation for maintaining our Center and for the staff who manage our facilities and programs. Read More
  • What's Next For You At Contemplative Outreach

    What's Next For You At Contemplative Outreach

    Have you found yourself wondering what classes are available for you now that you have been through the Spiritual Journey Series, the Welcoming Prayer, and the Forgiveness Prayer? Do you want to deepen your prayer life? When asked this question recently, Fr. Thomas replied “you might enjoy returning to the basics; that’s what it is all about!” Read More
  • Intentional Prayer Time - New Times

    Intentional Prayer Time - New Times

    We continue the opportunity to deepen your prayer with a choice of two Tuesday morning Intentional Prayer Times, a 30 minute period of Centering Prayer followed by Sacred Reading of Scripture (Lectio Divina).New Times: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. and 10:45 - 11:45 as of September 4th. Read More
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Human Condition, Course ll  

                           
   

This course delves into Fr. Thomas Keating’s core material of the Spiritual Journey and the process of healing our human condition. In these video-taped lectures, he offers an evolutionary model for human development, describes the prerational energy centers and introduces us to the concept of the False Self with its afflictive emotions.

 

You will learn how, through the practice of Centering Prayer, the Divine Therapist begins the process of dismantling our False Self, thereby healing our emotional wounds.

 
       
Prerequisite:   Basic Centering Prayer, Course l  
 Cost:   $80 (includes Invitation to Love, by Fr. Thomas Keating)  
Registration:   You can register ONLINE  
    Or, you can print the REGISTRATION FORM  and mail it, along with your payment, to the Center  
    You can also register by calling the Center at (303) 698-7729  
RSVP:   By Tuesday, October 23  
Place:   Center for Contemplative Living  
    3650 Yates Street, Denver, CO 80212  

 

                              Sherry Shimek1 Six Tuesday Evenings

October 23 - December 4

(No class on November 21)

6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Facilitators:

Sherry Shimek, Lizzy Schenider & Dave Mazour

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    Lizzy Schneider 2018    
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Six Wednesday Afternoons

October 24 - December 5

(No class on November 21)

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Facilitators:

Joan Shanks & Joanne Pearson

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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

The Center is closed for the summer. We will open on September 4

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

PRAY IN COMMUNITY:
* Join us for Intentional     Prayer Time at our new time on Tuesdays at     9:00 - 10:00 a.m. and 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. 
 

Learn More 

* Pray with the staff at noon on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays

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

Contemplative Outreach - Celebrating 30 Years of Grace & Gratitude

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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