Contemplative Outreach, Ltd
           of Southeast Pennsylvania     


  Silence, Solitude, Solidarity, Service 

Contemplative Outreach members in the SE area of Pennsylvania seek to bring the living tradition of the contemplative Christian heritage through the teachings of Fr. Thomas Keating and others.  Centering Prayer programs and offerings that support the contemplative life in the midst of ordinary life are offered.  Centering Prayer Groups are located throughout the area and are listed on the following pags.    Contact: Roseanne Havird

r[email protected]  / 610-344-7184 for local workshops and the Contemplative Outreach website for  retreats, books, DVDs, etc. 


The Contemplative Outreach app for "Centering Prayer" is now available in iTunes.  It's free and available for iPhones and iPads.  Read:

Roseanne Havird is the Contact Person for Contemplative Outreach of Southeast Pennsylvania.  A member of Contemplative Outreach, she is a Centering Prayer Group leader, and presenter of the Seven Session Centering Prayer Workshop and  Lectio Divina Workshops.  A former East Coast Representative for Contemplative Outreach,  Roseanne continues to provides services to those in Centering Prayer Groups.

                       [email protected] 

" Practicing centering prayer awakens one to deeper meaning, as life itself becomes a spiritual journey.  With centering prayer and Christian contemplation, instead of just a belief, God becomes a living reality."

     David Frenette - The Path of Centering Prayer - Deepening Your

                                       Experience of God


(Centering Prayer 5-Day 

Intensive Retreat

We are happy to welcome

Fr. Carl Arico to once again present the 5-Day Centering Prayer Retreat at Mother Boniface Spirituality Center in North Philadelphia: 3501 Solly Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19136

[email protected] 

Dates:    September 15 - 19, 2019

Begins:  Sunday with Supper at 5:30 p.m. and concludes on                               Thursday at 11:30 a.m. 

Fee:      $330 (includes a $50 non-refundable deposit)  Please

            register by August 30, 2019  (Click on the "retreat registration 

            form" at the top of this page and mail it with your deposit to 

            the address at the bottom of the form.)

Prerequisite:  One should have an established daily practice of Centering Prayer for at least six month.

Question?  Contact:  Roseanne Havird: email: [email protected]  or or 610-344-7184

Intensive Retreats provide an opportunity to more deeply immerse yourself in the spiritual practice of Centering Prayer.  The silent retreat features up to 3 hours of Centering Prayer each day, two videos from Fr. Thomas Keating's "The Spiritual Journey" as well as evening Mass.  There are also silent meals, spiritual reading and soul friending provided by the retreat leaders.  (Roseanne Havird will be assisting Fr. Carl.  Books will be available for purchase.  Please bring check or cash)