• Winter Classes, Events & Retreats

    Winter Classes, Events & Retreats

    Check out our 2019 classes, events and retreats. We have a variety to offer you. Read More
  • Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference

    Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference

    Join us on Saturday, March 30 for our Twenty Sixth Annual Conference featuring Martin Laird Read More
  • Spiritual Journey Series

    Spiritual Journey Series

    The Spiritual Journey series consists of an Introductory Workshop followed by eight courses based on the videotape series by Fr. Thomas Keating, designed to support the daily practice of Centering Prayer. Basic Centering Prayer and Spirituality in Everyday Life begins the week of January 7. Read More
  • Centering Prayer Immersion Experience

    Centering Prayer Immersion Experience

    Join us on Saturday, January 19 for a Centering Prayer Immersion Experience. It includes six, thirty-minute periods of Centering Prayer, separated by meditative walks. Read More
  • Celtic Prayer and Contemplation: A Quarterly Gathering

    Celtic Prayer and Contemplation: A Quarterly Gathering

    Join us on Sunday, January 20 from 7 - 9 p.m. for a gathering in the contemplative tradition for chant, prayer, and reflection from the writings and teaching of Rev. Dr. John Philip Newell. Read More
  • Welcoming Prayer

    Welcoming Prayer

    The Welcoming Prayer is a practice designed to help us respond, instead of react, when we find our emotional programs triggered. In this simple prayer we learn to surrender to God’s presence and action in our lives so we aren’t so torn apart by anxiety, fears, anger or other afflictive emotions. Join us on Saturday, January 26 from 9 – 1pm Read More
  • The Kiss of God: An Interspiritual Dialogue

    The Kiss of God: An Interspiritual Dialogue

    Join us on Wednesday, January 30 at 1pm to catch a glimpse of a dialogue between a priest and a rabbi. Two of the world’s great spiritual elders, Father Thomas Keating, a Trappist monk and founder of Contemplative Outreach, and Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a Hasidic rabbi and founder of the Jewish Renewal and Spiritual Eldering movements came together in 2005 for an intimate “dialogue of devoutness, and most importantly, a dialogue between friends and lovers of God. 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

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 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 

 

 

In Memory of Father Thomas Keating

Sharing the Divine Nature & In Memory of Thomas Keating

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...

In Memory of Father Thomas Keating

Centering Prayer: Becoming Nothing & In Memory of Thomas Keating