Contemplative Outreach of St. Louis also hosts a celebration of Epiphany every year in early January and a “United in Prayer Day” each March when we gather to pray with all other Centering Prayer practitioners around the world. Other programs that are offered on a periodic basis include:

Spiritual Journey Video Series (SJVS) 
Year-long program of study that uses the teachings of Fr. Thomas Keating on the Christian contemplative spiritual journey

Formation for Contemplative Outreach Service
Training to help participants move towards greater clarity in their understanding of the essence of Centering Prayer. All who present Introductory Workshops in Centering Prayer must go through this training.

Basic Skills Facilitator Formation Workshop
Workshop that develops the essential skills to facilitate a Centering Prayer Group

Living Flame
National level program includes seven full-day offerings of in-depth spiritual study on a variety of topics by subject matter experts.

Coordinator Servant-Leader Formation Workshop
National weeklong program is an orientation and formation for those involved in service in a Chapter or those interested in becoming a Coordinator or Contact Person for an area.

Visit the national website at to find out about other national level programs offered in a variety of formats – from retreats around the country to online courses, home study courses, etc. A calendar of events and local contacts around the world are on this site, as well as offerings for special interest groups such as the Twelve Step Program, the Prison Outreach and “Extension Contemplitiva Internationale” (serving the needs of Hispanic communities).


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