​​​​ 2019 Calendar of Events​​

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27th Annual United in Prayer Day:
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Albert Schwartze Catholic Center, 2207 West Main St., Jefferson City, MO
Join your local Contemplative Outreach Chapter as we join the Worldwide Family of Chapters and gather together in a single bond of Centering Prayer.

Fifth Annual Spring Weekend Retreat:
April 12-14, 2019
Registration begins at 4:00 p.m on Friday, & retreat ends after Noon Meal on Sunday.
IL Ritiro Franciscan Retreat Center in Dittmer, MO.  Join us for a retreat rich in the practice of centering prayer that cannot help but speak to the transformative healing experienced by sitting in the presence of God’s love.  This retreat aims to provide an atmosphere that encourages curiosity and reflection on how we might recognize our own wounds and those of the world around us and how we offer that up for healing.  As Christians, how do we carry that healing presence of Christ to others?   

Third Annual Centering Prayer/12 Step Retreat:
May 31-June 2, 2019
Registration begins at 4:00 p.m on Friday, & retreat ends after Noon Meal on Sunday.
IL Ritiro Franciscan Retreat Center in Dittmer, MO. Centering Prayer is for those who are starting a meditation practice, seeking a new path, or who are interested in deepening their current practice. This retreat will provide you with a simple, powerful practice, group meditations, open 12 step meetings and sharing of practical tools to deepen your 11th Step practice.

Sixth Annual Fall 7-Day Intensive Post-Intensive Retreat:
October 13-19, 2019                                 
Registration begins at 4:00 p.m on Sunday, & retreat ends after Noon Meal on Sunday.
IL Ritiro Franciscan Retreat Center in Dittmer, MO
Both tracks of this intensive retreat provide an opportunity to deepen the practice of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of profound silence and community support.


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Please call @ 573-864-1097, e-mail at [email protected] or visit our
Retreats page on this web site to learn more.