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June 2018

Centering Prayer Silent Retreat

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

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, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy
North Vancouver, BC Canada

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, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Our Lady of Fatima Parish, 15 Walker Street
Coquitlam, BC V3K 4C7 Canada

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, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 5745 Wales Street
Vancouver, BC V5R 3N3 Canada

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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Introduction to Centering Prayer Program
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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.