Contemplative Outreach of Greater Vancouver

"Be still and know that I am God." Psalms 46:10

Coming Events

An Advent “Taste of Silence” Retreat
Saturday, December 2, 2017

You are invited to a personal retreat day, a taste of silence during this sacred time of year. Please join us for an opportunity to be alone with God in the presence of others in our Centering Prayer community.

The schedule will include Centering Prayer periods, Lectio Divina practice in community and personal retreat time for sacred reading, reflection and walking.

Date/Time: Saturday, December 2, 2017
9:30am - 3:30pm
Silence begins at: 10:00am
Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
110 Gladwin Drive, North Vancouver. V7R 1A2
(Just off Highway 1 before Capilano Rd., heading west.)
Lunch: Simple meal of soup and bread will be provided,
along with refreshments throughout the day.
Suggested Donation:   $25
A contribution of any amount, in accordance with your means, is appreciated to cover costs of facility rental, lunch and refreshments.
Details: "HERE"

For information on retreats offered in other provinces , Contemplative Outreach Canada provides links to the various Contemplative Outreach regional chapters across Canada. Also Contemplative Outreach International and Contemplative Outreach Oregon offer rich programs of Centering Prayer, Welcoming Prayer, Lectio Divina and other retreats of varying duration. Please access these sites on our Links Page.

I created you and I love you

“Interior silence is one of the most strengthening and affirming of human experiences. There is nothing more affirming in fact, than the experience of God’s presence. That revelation says, as nothing else can, You are a good person, I created you and I love you.”
- Thomas Keating
Open Mind Open Heart