The COCI service team is requesting that event attendees please refrain from wearing perfume, aftershave, or bringing scented candles to our programs as we have some folks who are allergic and cannot enjoy the event.  Thank you so much for your cooperation.

June Virtual Centering Prayer Opportunities

Megan Hartwig is continuing to offer opportunities to gather virtually for Centering Prayer during this time of social distancing.

Visit the June Virtual Centering Prayer Opportunities page

Prayer Times

- Tuesday Evening at 5:15 pm
- Thursday Morning at 7:15 am
- Sunday Evening at 5:15 pm

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The Spirit Of Forgiveness
A 12-Step Centering Prayer Retreat

Our Lady of the Prarie Retreat
2664 145th Ave, Wheatland, Iowa

Friday, July 10, 3 p.m. to Sunday, July 12, 11 a..m.

Join us for a time to explore Centering Prayer as an integral part of your 12-step recovery program. Prior knowledge of Centering Prayer or other silent meditation practice is desirable, but not required. We will also explore important principles of forgiveness as part of recovery and the spiritual journey. This retreat is 12-step supported and will include at least one (open)12-step meeting.

Set among 200 acres of restored prairie, Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is a lovely setting for spiritual renewal, quiet reflection and time away. The registration fee of $125 covers meals, lodging and program.

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To register call Claudia Scharf, CHM Phone: 563-336-8414

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