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Deepening our Consent to Inner Growth -An 8-Day Post-Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat

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Led by Jill Benet

A Post Intensive-Retreat provides an opportunity to deepen the practice of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of silence and community support. This retreat follows the Contemplative Outreach guidelines for the Post-Intensive Retreat, including four extended periods of Centering Prayer daily. Most days are spent in grand silence. The retreat leader is available daily for individual meetings. This retreat is an invitation to experience the integration of contemplation and action through silence, solitude and community.

An established practice of Centering Prayer of at least a year and past attendance at a Contemplative Outreach Intensive Retreat is highly recommended.

Arrive in time for supper at 6pm on Sunday 4 February and depart after breakfast on Sunday 11 February.


En-suite: £730

Standard: £665

For more information or to make a booking, please e-mail the Administrator at or use our contact us form.

Jill is the London Co-ordinator of Contemplative Outreach, founded to teach the method of Centering Prayer and to support Centering Prayer groups and communities. She has trained in the US and UK, and studied under its founder, Fr Thomas Keating. Jill is a co-founder of the Silence in the City series of talks on the contemplative life and has collaborated with Cynthia Bourgeault, James Finley, and Richard Rohr, among others. She leads groups, Introductory Days, Quiet Days, and retreats. She is a professional teacher and guide of Inner Relationship Focusing.

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