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Mon, Oct 28


Holy Spirit Monastery

5 Day Intensive/Post Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat

COA is delighted to cosponsor this retreat with Columbia Seminary at Holy Spirit Monastery. This is the first in person Centering Prayer Retreat at the monastery since Covid.

5 Day Intensive/Post Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat
5 Day Intensive/Post Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat

Time & Location

Oct 28, 2024, 2:00 PM – Nov 01, 2024, 12:00 PM

Holy Spirit Monastery , 2625 Highway 212 SW, 2625 GA-212, Conyers, GA 30094, USA

About the event

The five-day Centering Prayer Dual Track Intensive / Post Intensive Retreat 

 provides an opportunity to deepen the practice of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of profound silence and community support. 


Registration will be through Columbia Seminary's website.Here is the link to their website.

The retreat will be led by Leslee Anne Terpay. Leslee is a spiritual director, contemplative teacher, and retreat leader from Lone Tree, Colorado. Leslee is a student of Thomas Keating (1923-2018), and Carl J. Arico, who were founding members and spiritual guides of Contemplative Outreach. Leslee has served Contemplative Outreach in many capacities over the past two decades. Currently, she serves as team lead for Contemplative Outreach Retreats Service Team and is also a part of the Q&A team for their online newsletter and website.

The Intensive track will follow the Contemplative Outreach guidelines for an Intensive Retreat including Centering Prayer periods daily plus viewing and faith sharing on Thomas Keating’s Human Condition teachings.

The Post Intensive track, for those who have already participated in a Contemplative Outreach Intensive Retreat, provides additional Centering Prayer periods with time for daily solitude.

An established practice of Centering Prayer for at least 6-months is highly recommended.

The $700 Program Fee includes

Housing: Housing includes a private room, with either a private or shared hall bathroom.

Meals: The 5-day retreat covers Monday dinner through Friday breakfast..

Scholarships are available.

Please contact for more information.

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