Additional Resources

Presentation video for  ”Putting On The Mind Of Christ: How Centering Prayer Changes The Brain” by Chris Hagen.

Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. This is the web site for our National Organization. It contains a wealth of information about Contemplative Prayer and Contemplative Prayer events.

Contemplative Outreach of San Diego This is the web site for the Contemplative Outreach Chapter that serves metro San Diego and East County . It contains information regarding Centering Prayer and the Centering Prayer events hosted by this Chapter.

Fr. William Meninger This site has a biography of Fr. Meninger and links to the wealth of his writings, audio and video tapes as well as his speaking engagement schedule.

Fr. Richard Rohr info@cacradicalgrace This web site provides a weekly homily by Fr. Rohr and links to his written and recorded material as well as his speaking engagement schedule.

The Center for Christian Spirituality is an expression of the University of San Diego’s core values. We seek to serve our San Diego community at large and its surrounding areas, with programming that contributes to the spiritual development of all.

The Contemplative Society This site provides focuses on the thoughts and works of Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault.

The World Community for Christian Meditation This site contains the works of John Main.

A Network for Gratefulness Living “Our international non profit organization provides resources for living in the gentle power of gratefulness, which restores courage, reconciles relationships and heals our earth.”

Shalem Institute This is a Christian community dedicated to the support of contemplative living and leadership. Its mission is to be an ecumenical community responding to a call to help mediate God’s Spirit in the world through the loving wisdom of contemplative tradition. Although Shalem is grounded in the Christian contemplative path, it is enriched by the grace present in other traditions.

Classic Christian Ethereal Library This web site contains online the complete text of many classic Christian books.

St. Andrew’s Abbey This site has an impressive selection of audio monastic self-study lectures.

Pray The News This Carmelite site presents nonjudgmental reflections on current events from a spiritual and ecumenical point of view. In another part of the site you can light a candle and enter an intention, which the community then includes in their own prayers. This site presents a variety of spiritual practices, E-courses on spirituality in daily life as well as numerous other resources related to spirituality.

Incarnational Contemplation What is Christian contemplation? Who is Jesus from the Christian contemplative understanding? How do you practice contemplation and Centering Prayer? Do you have to go to a monastery to live this life? What is Incarnational contemplation, who is David Frenette and what is his work of spiritual direction? What resources are there that can introduce you further to Christian contemplation? Our mission is to help people like you find, and walk, a spiritual path that will bring comfort, hope, clarity, strength, and happiness.

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Contact Info

Co-Coordinators CONSD:
Sue Hagen 
Address:  908 Via Linda,
Escondido CA, 92029
Phone: 760-745-8860
Email address:  

Linda Dollins
Phone:  760-743-8297

To schedule a speaker on centering prayer for your group or organization Contact:  Sue Hagen:
Phone: 760-745-8860

To schedule an Introductory Program Contact either:
Linda Dollins
Phone:  760-743-8297

Gail Carr
Phone:  760-634-0398