Centering Prayer Programs

9 am – 12 noon via Zoom

Half-Day Retreat Program Schedule to come

COMW Half-Day Retreats

In January 2022 we will take a short break and there will be no Half-Day Retreat scheduled. Look for our upcoming program announcement for February. Visit our Video Library for past programs.

Registration is Required

Suggested $25 Program Donation per Half-Day Retreat
As a non-profit spiritual community, Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington (COMW) relies on financial support from attendees to allow us to continue to offer these programs.

Maryland/Washington metro area

Facilitator Training/Enrichment

In partnership with our national organization, Contemplative Outreach Ltd. (COL), COMW offers a three-step, hybrid path for Facilitator training/enrichment for those in the Maryland/Washington DC area. It combines:

  • COL’s Online Training: Level I Facilitator Formation Workshop (available for a fee here).
  • For would-be Facilitators in Maryland or Washington, D.C., a mentoring period in conjunction with the online Level 1 Facilitator Formation workshop (above) is available. Occasional mentoring is also available for present COMW Facilitators. (see contact below)  
  • Attend COMW’S in-person, overnight Facilitating Workshop (May 20-21, 2022) in Bethesda, MD.

Contact Marjorie Centofanti for details and registration.

MAY 20-21, 2022

Bethesda, MD

Overnight Facilitating Workshop

Hosted by Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington.

National Contemplative Outreach (CO Ltd.) presenters, along with COMW’s service team, offer this special event to encourage and enrich the experience of being a Centering Prayer group Facilitator. It’s the first of its kind in our area.

Our mission aims to help attendees:
1) recognize their calling more clearly;
2) encourage more meaningful group Centering Prayer;
3) deepen faith in the contemplative path;
4) become savvy about CO Ltd.’s many resources.

CLICK HERE for more workshop information regarding agenda,
workshop leaders, venue and registration fees.

Once registered, mail your deposit (check or money order only) to COMW Coordinator:
Benedicte Vibe Christensen, 1701 Forest Lane, McLean VA 22101.


Agenda & Registration, contact Marjorie Centofanti.

Scholarships & Funding, contact Benedicte Vibe Christensen.

Rescheduled from May 2021.

When you pray, go to your inner room, close the door, and pray to your Father in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Matthew 6:6