Centering Prayer is a method of prayer that prepares our faculties to receive the gift of God´s presence, traditionally called contemplative prayer. It consists of responding to the Spirit of Christ by consenting to the presence and action of God in one's daily life.
Everything growing on earth, bless the Lord.
Praise and exalt him above all forever.
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CPNA is an ecumenical community, committed to living a deeper Christian life. There are a number of ways to be part of our praying communities. If you feel drawn to a deepening of your Christian life, please feel free to contact one of our group leaders.
We have compiled a list of materials that you may find helpful as these will provide both introductory understanding of Centering Prayer as well as fundamental guides to the practice of the prayer.
Contemplative Quotes for the Week
- choose an image or a text as a daily companion
Centering Prayer Network Australia (CPNA) exists to communicate with, and support, one another in the practice of Centering Prayer. This network, also known as Centering Prayer Australia and Contemplative Outreach Australia was inaugurated at the Janssen Spirituality Centre following a national retreat in Boronia Victoria in March 2009.
As members of this network, we fully embrace the Vision Statement of Contemplative Outreach Ltd., and we recognise ourselves as living the mission and objectives presented by Contemplative Outreach Ltd.©