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June 2018

Centering Prayer Silent Retreat

June 19, 2018 - June 22, 2018
Rivendell Retreat Centre, Bowen Island BC
$425

Tuesday June 19 to Friday June 22, 2018 - Rivendell Retreat Centre, Bowen Island, BCWe are invited to step back from day to day activities and obligations for a special time to be revitalized in our spiritual life and deepen our relationship with God. With our physical needs cared for in a beautiful facility and setting, we share spiritual space and spiritual nourishment with fellow travellers on the con-templative journey. The environment fosters inner solitude and awareness of God in…

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December 2018

An Advent Taste of Silence

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 5745 Wales Street
Vancouver, BC V5R 3N3 Canada
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One-Day Centering Prayer Silent Retreat You are invited to set apart a day to refresh, re-create, and recommit to God-centred living in an atmosphere that encourages inner solitude and inner silence. More details here

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January 2019

Introduction to Centering Prayer Program

January 19 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy
North Vancouver, BC Canada
$55

Includes refreshments, lunch and a copy of Thomas Keating’s book Open Mind , Open Heart More information HERE

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February 2019

Seeking God Together – A soul Friending Workshop for Centering Pray-ers with Cherry Haisten

February 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Our Lady of Fatima Parish, 15 Walker Street
Coquitlam, BC V3K 4C7 Canada
$40.00

Soul friending is a way to extend the consent practiced in Centering Prayer beyond the presence and action of God within ourselves to the presence and action of God in each other. We will explore how consenting to God can go beyond our Centering Prayer practice to the practice of soul friending and to all of our lives. The workshop will include some history of soul friending, the soul friending process, and the fruits of practice. Our day will include…

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March 2019

United in Prayer Day – Celebrating the Gifts of the Spiritual Journey

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 5745 Wales Street
Vancouver, BC V5R 3N3 Canada
$25.00

Let us unite in prayer, guided by the Holy Spirit, focused on the healing of the world in a divine way. Celebrating the gifts of the Spiritual Journey, the gifts of Fr Thomas Keating and the gifts of Centering Prayer. Download Flyer

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April 2019

Introduction to Centering Prayer Program

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pitt Meadows, 156 - 19639 Meadows Gardens Way
Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2T5 Canada

The Introduction to Centering Prayer Program offers the opportunity to explore a deep reflective practice of silent prayer based on the rich wisdom teaching of the Christian contemplative tradition. Workshop: Saturday, April 27, 2019 – 10am to 3.00pm Continuing Sessions: Wednesdays 7pm to 8.30pm May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 IntroductionToCenteringPrayerProgram-April-May-2019

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May 2019

A Taste of Silence – One Day Centering Retreat Silent Retreat

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
St. John The Apostle Anglican Church, 2208 St. Johns Street
Port Moody, British Columbia Canada
$25.00

You are invited to set apart a day to refresh, re-create, and recommit to God-centred living in an atmosphere that encourages inner solitude and inner silence. The opportunity for centering prayer in community is a gift in itself. We often experience more profound silence, within which the Spirit connects us in love. Registration: 9:30 a.m. Refreshments and Connecting in Community. Retreat/Silence: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Location: St John the Apostle, 2208 St John’s Street, Port Moody, V3H 2A7 2019-05-04-COGV-ATasteOfSilence

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June 2019

A Centering Prayer Silent Retreat 5 Day Intensive

June 11 - June 16
Bethlehem Retreat Centre Nanaimo, Canada
$795.00

We welcome all who have an established Centering Prayer practice and are called to deepening the practice in silence and solitude while in community. Download Flyer

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October 2019

A Taste of Silence

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Philip’s Anglican Church, 3737 West 27th Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada
$25.00

You are invited to set apart a day to refresh, re-create, and recommit to God-centred living in an atmosphere that encourages inner solitude and inner silence. The opportunity for centering prayer in community is a gift in itself. We often experience more profound silence, within which the Spirit connects us in love. Registration: 9:30 a.m. Refreshments and Connecting in Community. Retreat/Silence: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Location: St. Philips's Anglican Church 3737 West 27th Avenue, Vancouver 2019-10-05-COGV-ATasteOfSilence

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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 Oregon Contemplative Outreach offer rich programs of Centering Prayer, Welcoming Prayer, Lectio Divina and other retreats of varying duration.

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