• 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
  • The Gospel Of John

    The Gospel Of John

    From the time of its first appearance, the gospel of John has gripped the imagination and hearts of Christians. As you explore the philosophical and theological understanding John inspired, you will find new insights into the gospel’s timeless messages. Encounter the Word of God in the Gospel of John today. Class begins on Wednesday, September 19. Read More
  • Guard of the Heart

    Guard of the Heart

    “One practice to bring the effects of contemplative prayer into daily life is traditionally known as “Guard of the Heart.” This consists of letting go of every emotional disturbance as it arises and before we start thinking about it.” (Fr. Thomas Keating, 2017) This class will teach the practice of “Guard of the Heart” and how it compliments our Centering Prayer, and the practices of the Welcoming Prayer and the Active Prayer Phrase. Join us on Saturday, September 29 Read More
  • Tuning Into The Mundane

    Tuning Into The Mundane

    Ignatius of Loyola suggests that God's presence comes like drops of water on a sponge, not like water crashing on rocks. This workshop will explore Ignatian perspectives on discernment and the contemplative practices that can attune our hearts to subtle invitations of Love in the mundane, routine, and seemingly commonplace of everyday life. Join us on Saturday, October 6 Read More
  • The Divine Milieu

    The Divine Milieu

    “Take an unforgettable retreat with Teilhard de Chardin’s masterpiece: The Divine Milieu. This masterpiece is a spiritual work at once cosmic and personal. You are invited to nurture the “cosmic contemplative,” deepen your Christic life, and serve the world with greater enlightenment and soul.” Class begins on Thursday, October 11 Read More
  • Fall Mini-Retreat: Featuring Susan Rush

    Fall Mini-Retreat: Featuring Susan Rush

    “Embracing Oneness... Renewing our Contemplative Life” Join us on Saturday, October 13 as we journey together to explore how we can nod to consent. Bow to surrender. Release to receptivity and be blessed into effortlessness. Read More
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What's Next For You At Contemplative Outreach

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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!”


At the beginning of each year here at the Center, our staff comes together in a ceremony to make a commitment to themselves for their own spiritual growth in the coming year. For many of even the most seasoned staff members the answer is to recommit to viewing the five courses of the Spiritual Journey Series again. Fr. Thomas has also recently recommended that the Spiritual Journey Series be expanded to identify Heartfulness as Course 6; The Gift of Life: Death and Dying, Life and Living as Course 7; and God Is Love as Course 8.


The richness of the material presented by Fr. Thomas does not age or lose its impact. Those of you who have had a Centering Prayer practice for several years will be enriched as you hear Fr. Thomas from a new place in your heart.


A bonus for students repeating any class is a significant reduction in the price of the class. Your cost is half-price. Come renew your commitment and your practice!

 

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 open!

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. 
 

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* 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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