Calendar of Events

January 27, 2018 - January 27, 2018

One-Day Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop

Centering Prayer is a method of prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer. It consists of responding to the Spirit of Christ by consenting to God's presence and action w... Learn more »

January 28, 2018 - February 4, 2018

Eight-Day Centering Prayer Retreat

This retreat is an opportunity for practitioners of Centering Prayer to deepen their contemplative journey in the contemporary world. It is a week long experience of integrating contemp... Learn more »

March 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018

Lenten Three-Day Centering Prayer Retreat - "The Forgiveness Prayer"

The Forgiveness Prayer and Centering Prayer led by Tom Ward.  Forgiveness is central to Jesus' message calling us to forgive "from the heart", yet in today's world how doe... Learn more »

April 6, 2018 - April 8, 2018

Enneagram Conference

    “The world is a mountain. Whatever you say, it will echo it back to you.” — Rumi   Echoes of the Mountain Journey to Consciousness through the Spirituality o... Learn more »

April 29, 2018 - May 2, 2018

The Sewanee Contemplative Exchange - Bridging the Gap Between Contemplation and Compassionate Action: The Creative Encounter of Howard Thurman

We live in a world saturated by dualisms, categories in which we place people and things in order to grant them worth and priority. We separate ourselves from each other-and God from ourselves-resulti... Learn more »

May 4, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Mindfulness on the Mountain

Silent retreat offers a time to rest in the space of the heart. Sitting meditation alternating with walking meditation form the basic structure of this retreat in the Insight Meditation tradition. The... Learn more »

June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018

Three-Day Centering Prayer Retreat - "The Welcoming Prayer"

The Welcoming Prayer is a method of consenting to God's presence and action in our physical and emotional reactions to events and situations in daily life. The purpose of the Welcoming Prayer is t... Learn more »

June 15, 2018 - June 17, 2018

One River Wisdom Retreat

Holy Rascals Revival: "Religion is too important to be left in the hands of the serious." Religiosity is the innate and never-ending human quest for meaning rooted in our experience of the... Learn more »

June 22, 2018 - July 1, 2018

Contemplative Outreach 10-Day Centering Prayer Retreat

This retreat is an opportunity for practitioners of Centering Prayer to deepen their contemplative journey in the contemporary world. It is a week long experience of integrating contemplation and act... Learn more »

August 4, 2018 - August 4, 2018

One-Day Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop

Centering Prayer is a method of prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer. It consists of responding to the Spirit of Christ by consenting to God's presence and action wi... Learn more »

August 5, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Eight-Day Centering Prayer Retreat

This retreat is an opportunity for practitioners of Centering Prayer to deepen their contemplative journey in the contemporary world. It is a week long experience of integrating contemp... Learn more »

September 7, 2018 - September 14, 2018

Centering Prayer 12 Step Eight Day Retreat

In 2001, The 12 Step Outreach program of Contemplative Outreach was established to offer Centering Prayer to people in all 12 Step fellowships as an 11th Step prayer/meditation practice. T... Learn more »

September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018

One River Wisdom Retreat

Embracing the Divine Feminine "Unless we awaken to the mystery of the Mother, and allow the Divine Feminine to flow into, irradiate, illumine, and penetrate every area of our activity and to cr... Learn more »

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018

The Labyrinth and Journaling

A centuries old archetypal pattern, the labyrinth is a meditative tool that offers healing and transformation within its path toward integration and wholeness. Unlike a maze which is designed to blo... Learn more »

November 30, 2018 - December 2, 2018

One River Wisdom Retreat

Aging Body, Ageless Soul: Journeying from Aging to Saging "Aging is an activity. It is something you do, not something that happens. Like a fine wine, if you really age you become better, more ... Learn more »

December 7, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Mindfulness on the Mountain

Silent retreat offers a time to rest in the space of the heart. Sitting meditation alternating with walking meditation form the basic structure of this retreat in the Insight Meditation tradition. The... Learn more »

December 14, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Three-Day Advent Centering Prayer Retreat

Centering Prayer is the opening of the mind and heart – our whole being – to God, the Ultimate Mystery, beyond thoughts, words and emotions.  The 3-Day retreat is an opportunity to de... Learn more »