Contemplative Outreach

EnLIGHTenment Series — The Wounded Healer: Thoughts on Contemplative Healing — Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 5:30pm — 8:30pm

The Wounded Healer archetype is a concept coined by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. It suggests that healers, often those who have experienced trauma themselves, possess unique curative power for others.

Acknowledging there is a Wounded Healer in all of us, we will review contemplative teachings that explore the concept of trauma healing and spiritual wholeness.

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COSTL 35th Anniversary Contemplative Service and Dinner Celebration — Saturday, August 10, 2024  4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

COSTL past, present and future members are invited to celebrate our 35th Anniversary as a Contemplative Outreach Chapter in St. Louis. We will begin with a Contemplative Taize service, enjoy a celebratory meal, hear some of COSTL’s story from guest speakers, share gratitude for the contemplative practices and look toward to the future of our community.

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Save the date: 35th Anniversary Retreat and Celebration August 8-11, 2024 at Mercy Conference and Retreat Center.

Come celebrate Contemplative Outreach’s 35th Anniversary with a 4 day retreat including reflections from Patricia Johnson, our beloved Soul Friend, Contemplative Outreach Ltd Board Member, past Snowmass Retreat Administrator and cook,

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United in Prayer Day – Friday & Saturday, March 8-9, 2024 – 23 hours of Global Prayer on Zoom: a three event weekend

In the global unity of silence as God’s first language,
we gather in prayerful, faithful vigil for the suffering of all humanity and all creation.
We also honor Father Thomas Keating’s birthday (March 7) 
and the growing presence of Christ among us with the opportunity to join other Contemplative Outreach Chapters around the world for 23 hours.

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Soul Trekkers – Sitting with Sound and Silence – Saturday, March 2, 2024, 1 – 3:30 pm

Classical Piano and Centering Prayer:

Allow yourself to be serenaded by the beautiful sounds of the piano and experience the transformative power of meditation.

This event promises to be a fusion of musical brilliance and mindfulness with concert pianist, Daniel Schene. Space is limited. Location in Lafayette Square.

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