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A Great Presence Arises
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Note: Fr. Thomas has graced us with a posthumous gift of another previously unpublished essay to deepen our understanding of the spiritual journey.  And more …

God and the New Science
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Our Beloved Thomas Keating, although no longer with us, taught us the surrender to silence that is God’s first language but also followed the footprints of God in the sciences, helping us to...

The Challenge of Servant Leadership
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The latest issue of the CO NEWS is now available, highlighting contemplative service -- and more:

  • "The Challenge of...
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The Unfolding of Centering Prayer ​by Fr. Thomas Keating - The essence and heart of Centering Prayer is consenting to God’s presence and action within. It leads to contemplation...

2017 June Newsletter
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Introduction to The Revised Vision of Contemplative Outreach by Fr. Thomas Keating - Last year as our leadership team began work on its manner of functioning as servant leaders of...

2016 December Newsletter
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Continuous Intimacy with The Divine by Fr. Keating - As we practice contemplative prayer and learn to listen to the sound of sheer silence, we are instructed to disregard thoughts...

2016 June Newsletter
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Intimacy with Christ - Centering Prayer is sometimes accused of falling short of true
intimacy with Christ. What is meant by “true intimacy?” Ordinarily we...

2015 December
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God is Already Here - The realization that we know very little about the universe grows as we experience the presence of God everywhere. When we see God everywhere, we don’t care...

2015 June
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Notes From A Deep Conversation - Without thinking or feeling some emotion, there is just awareness. There is then no desire for bliss, enlightenment, or to teach others. Things...

2014 December
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The Gift that Keeps on Giving - God through Jesus Christ has become sin with all its negative consequences out of love for us and to manifest the complete gratuity of his gift of...