Silence ~ Solitude ~ Service
Resources to support the practice of Centering Prayer in daily life.
|Contemplative Outreach of Central Iowa exists for the purpose of supporting our members in their daily practice of Centering Prayer. We are a chapter of Contemplative Outreach Ltd.
Contemplative Outreach is a community of individuals and Centering Prayer groups committed to living the contemplative dimension of the Gospel in everyday life.
There are different kinds of spiritual gifts but the same Spirit;
18-Hour Lenten Retreat:
Heart of the Cosmos
March 3 - 4, 2017
United in Prayer Day
March 18, 2017
Seven Sacred Pauses
April 14, 2017
Weekend Centering Prayer/12-step Retreat
May 5-7, 2017
8-Day Intensive, Post-intensive Centering Prayer Retreat
Sept 30 - Oct 7, 2017
“The root of prayer is interior silence. We may think of prayer as thoughts or feelings expressed in words. But this is only one expression. Deep prayer is the laying aside of thoughts. It is the opening of mind and heart, body and feelings—our whole being—to God, the Ultimate Mystery, beyond words, thoughts and emotions.” (