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Silent Saturday – August 13

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Silent Saturday – August 13

Please join us for our bi-monthly petite retreat,
a morning of silence, prayer and fellowship.

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12-Step Summer Retreat Aug 26-28, 2016

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12-Step Summer Retreat Aug 26-28, 2016

Join us for a retreat on The Contemplative Dimension of the 12 Steps, offering helpful applications of the 11th step to everyday life for growth and healing.

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Centering Prayer Introductory Workshop — Sat. Sept. 17, 2016

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Centering Prayer Introductory Workshop — Sat. Sept. 17, 2016

Grace Episcopal Church Saturday September 17, 2016 – 9am-3pm 514 E Argonne Drive, Kirkwood, MO 63122 Thompson Room (enter door off E. Madison Ave)

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Centering Prayer Intro Workshop Follow-Up Day — Sat. Oct. 22, 2016

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Centering Prayer Intro Workshop Follow-Up Day — Sat. Oct. 22, 2016

Centering Prayer Intro Workshop Follow-Up Day Saturday October 22, 2016 9:00am-3pm 514 E Argonne Drive, Kirkwood, MO 63122 Thompson Room (enter door off E. Madison Ave) This day provides an opportunity to learn more about Centering Prayer and to deepen your prayer life and practice. We will share prayer periods, view videos and have time […]

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Midwest Area Contemplative Outreach Calendar of Events

Filed in Events, News by on June 14, 2016
Midwest Area Contemplative Outreach Calendar of Events

Click here to download a listing of Contemplative Outreach Events in the entire Midwest Region.

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Book Review – The Reed of God

Filed in Library, News by on January 2, 2016
Book Review – The Reed of God

The Reed of God, by Caryll Houselander (1944, reprinted by Christian Classics in 1990. 128 pp.) This series of lyrical meditations and poems leads the reader into a deep appreciation for the work of God in the human heart. Caryll Houselander, a 20th-century English Catholic mystic, sees the relevance of the Virgin Mary and her […]

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Book Review – Thomas Merton, Monk: a Monastic Tribute

Filed in Library by on January 1, 2016
Book Review – Thomas Merton, Monk:  a Monastic Tribute

Thomas Merton, Monk: a Monastic Tribute, edited by Brother Patrick Hart (Doubleday Image, 1976; originally published in 1974 by The Abbey at Gethsemani).

After Thomas Merton’s death in 1968, many of those who had lived in his Cistercian community or who had corresponded with him felt the need to write about “their” Merton—someone not
entirely identical with the man whose writings have been so widely influential. The twelve essays, four poems, and the homily given at his funeral Mass in this volume were written by
monks and nuns from Europe and America, most of whom knew him personally…

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Stay Informed

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Stay Informed

Keep up with the latest news from Contemplative Outreach of St. Louis by making use of a new feature on the COSTL website. Go to centeringprayerstl.org and enter your email address in the box on the right side of home page under “Keep Up with Latest News from COSTL,” then click on subscribe. You will receive an email […]

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