Contemplative Outreach Videos

These videos created by Contemplative Outreach offer us a deeper understanding of Centering Prayer and words of wisdom from CO’s founders.

30 Years of Grace & Gratitude

A celebration of Centering Prayer and of Contemplative Outreach, which, together with Fr. Thomas Keating, promotes its use around the world.

 

The Four Monks, Part 1: The Beginnings With Abbot Joseph Boyle

Abbot Boyle reflects on bringing the contemplative life to the non-monastic world.

 

The Four Monks, Part 2: The Necessity for Meditation with Fr. Thomas Keating

Fr. Thomas Keating of St. Benedict’s Monastery in Snowmass, CO reflects on Contemplative Outreach as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.

 

The Four Monks, Part 3: The Infinite Capacity of Love With Fr. Basil Pennington

Recorded in 1995, here are reflections from the late Fr. Basil Pennington that speak to us today.

 

The Four Monks, Part 4: Love Beyond Limitations With Fr. William Meninger

Fr. William Meninger of St. Benedict’s Monastery in Snowmass, CO reflects on Contemplative Outreach as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.

 

The Four Monks, Part 5: A Blessing From Fr. Thomas Keating

Fr. Thomas Keating gives a blessing on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Contemplative Outreach.

 

Death, Dying and the Unknowable God, An Excerpt From The Gift of Life

This series offers a vision of hope and a view of reality that counter the cultural norms that view death as a tragedy, or the end of living, or an entry into harsh judgement or retribution.