COCEMO Annual Intensive/Post Intensive Retreat – Oct 7-13

Filed in Events, News, Retreats by on August 3, 2018

Contemplative Outreach of Central MO Presents

2018 7-Day Annual Intensive – Post Intensive Retreat

DATE: Sunday, October 7, 2018 (with registration beginning at 4:00 pm) through Saturday, October 13, 2018 (departure after Noon meal).

LOCATION: IL Ritiro Retreat Center in Dittmer, MO. (

COST: $450- all inclusive. A $50- deposit will secure your reservation. (There is limited space available – private rooms with shared bath – meals, bedding & towels provided.)

RETREAT DETAILS: Both tracks of this retreat provide an opportunity to deepen the practice of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of profound silence and community support.

  • The Intensive Retreat has up to six thirty-minute Centering Prayer periods daily, along with the viewing of a selection of the Spiritual Journey Video Series by Fr. Thomas Keating.
  • The Post Intensive Retreat will have up to eight thirty-minute periods of Centering Prayer daily, without any additional activity or input.

Participants in both tracks will have the opportunity for interviews with the retreat staff if they so desire. Previous participation in an Intensive Retreat is a prerequisite to attend the Post-Intensive.

Daily Eucharist will be available, along with gentle AM Yoga and also professional massage therapy. All are optional. (Partial scholarships are available.)

TO REGISTER: Please make checks payable to COCEMO (Contemplative Outreach of Central MO) or you may contact us if you would prefer to make a secure payment with credit/debit card. Include your name, address, phone, and e-mail and designate whether you are attending the Intensive or Post-Intensive.  To secure a reservation, send this information along with your $50- deposit to:  COCEMO ( P.O. Box 30673 Columbia MO 65205

(For more information: Call (573) 864-1097 or E-Mail:

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