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Recommended Reading

These books are recommended reading to deepen your practice of Centering Prayer and to lead you more fully into the contemplative dimension of Christian life. If you are interested in purchasing any of these through Contemplative Outreach of Northern Nevada, please contact us using the contact form below.


Abandonment to Divine Providence, by S.J. Father Jean-Pierre de Caussade

Active Meditations for Contemplative Prayer, by Thomas Keating

Awakenings, by Thomas Keating

The Better Part: A Christ-Centered Resource for Personal Prayer, by Fr. John Bartunek

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening, by Cynthia Bourgeault

Daily Reader for Contemplative Reading: Excerpts from the Works of Father Thomas Keating, by Thomas Keating O.C.S.O. and S. Stephanie Iachetta

A Deeper Love: The Family Correspondence of the Parents of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, 1864-1885, by Zelie Martin and Louis Martin


Divine Therapy and Addiction: Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps, by Thomas Keating


Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life, by Richard Rohr


Fruits and Gifts of the Spirit, by Thomas Keating


Heart Speaks to Heart, by Fr. John Horn


The Human Condition: Contemplation and Transformation, by Thomas Keating and Elaine Pagels


Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self, by Richard Rohr


Intimacy with God: An Introduction to Centering Prayer, by Thomas Keating


Invitation to Love: The Way of Christian Contemplation, by Thomas Keating


Journey to the Heart: Christian Contemplation through the Centuries - An Illustrated Guide, by Kim Nataraja


Manifesting God, by Thomas Keating


Mystery of Christ: The Liturgy As Spiritual Experience, by Thomas Keating


The Naked Now: Learning to See As the Mystics See, by Richard Rohr


The Path of Centering Prayer, by David Frenette


A Pathway to Freedom: How God's Law Guides Our Lives, by Alistair Begg and Charles Colson


Open Mind, Open Heart, by Thomas Keating


Psalms for Praying: An Invitation to Wholeness, by Nan C. Merrill


Reawakenings, by Thomas Keating


Too Deep For Words: Rediscovering Lectio Divina, by Thelma Hall


A Transformation in Christ - St. Therese of Lisieux, by Thomas Keating

Transformation of Suffering: Reflections on September 11 & The Wedding Feast at Cana in Galilee, by Thomas Keating

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