Centering Prayer retreat in Wheatland


WHEATLAND – Contemplative Outreach for the Eastern Iowa Area is offering a Centering Prayer Spring Retreat April 15-16 at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat Center in Wheatland. 

Those interested may participate from 7-9 p.m. April 15 and/or 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 16.

The retreat is for those who have previously attended an “Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop” or have been centering for some time. The retreat is a time to renew one’s discipline and practice of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of silence and community.

The Friday evening session will include Centering Prayer, a video and discussion. Saturday’s session will include Centering Prayer, Lectio Divina, lunch, video with discussion, and time for solitude. A massage will be available Friday evening and Saturday for $15 for 15 minutes. (Pay at the time).


Arrival time Friday night is 6:45-7:25 p.m., with snacks and drinks available. Saturday arrival time is 9-9:25 a.m. with coffee, tea and muffins available.

The cost is $30 for the Friday overnight, and $20 for Saturday or $50 for both days.

Make checks payable to Contemplative Outreach and send to Contemplative Outreach, 2509 Ripley St., Davenport, Iowa, 52803. Make reservations by April 14.

For information, call Barb at (563) 322-1579 or Lolita at (563) 285-7242.

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