About Us

Contemplative Outreach is a spiritual network of individuals and small faith communities committed to living the contemplative dimension of the Gospel. The common desire for Divine transformation, primarily expressed through a commitment to a daily Centering Prayer practice, unites our international, interdenominational community.

About Us

Today, Contemplative Outreach annually

Supports over 90 active contemplative chapters in 39 countries

Serves over 40,000 people

Supports over 800 prayer groups

Teaches over 15,000 people the practice of Centering Prayer and other contemplative practices through locally hosted workshops

Provides training and resources to local chapters and volunteers

Publish and distribute the wisdom teachings of Fr. Thomas Keating and other resources that support the contemplative life



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