Resting In God: An Introduction to Centering Prayer (via Zoom)

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July 28 | Wednesday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. CST

Facilitated by Rev. Rob Carr, a trained presenter of centering prayer and member of Contemplative Outreach, founded by Fr. Thomas Keating
Cost: $15

“The Father spoke one Word, which was His Son, and this Word He speaks always in eternal silence, and in silence must it be heard by the soul”  –-Saint John of the Cross

Centering Prayer is drawn from an ancient form of Christian prayer. It is a method of consenting to the presence and gracious action of Christ in the stillness of our being. It is an exercise of faith, hope, and love, moving beyond conversation with Christ to communion.   The fruit of this prayer is a growing sense of God’s leading us beyond anxiety toward an interior stillness and peace that radiates outward in compassion and service. Anyone desiring to deepen his or her prayer life will benefit from this simple introduction to Centering Prayer. Included will be presentations, discussion, and opportunities to practice Centering Prayer.

Please register by July 23. After submitting your registration, we will send you an invoice for the retreat. Please know we have scholarships available, and if you would like to make a request, email S. Carol Ann at We strongly encourage you to add to your email contacts, to ensure the delivery of the source email containing the Zoom link and any additional materials or guidelines for the retreat, which will be emailed the day prior to the retreat We look forward to seeing you online.
Rev. Rob Carr has represented Contemplative Outreach Kansas City as a centering prayer presenter and retreat leader since 2002. He has also been active in leadership with the Academy for Spiritual Formation for 15 years and is a graduate of the Souljourners Program in Spiritual Guidance through the Sophia Center.