Contemplative Sites

The following websites have excellent information and resources on Centering Prayer and Christian contemplative practice.

Br. David Steindl-Rast

Centre for Action & Contemplation

Contemplative Outreach

Cynthia Bourgeault Websites:
   Cynthia Bourgeault

   Contemplative Society

   North East Wisdom

   Wisdom Way of Knowing

James Finley

Omega Center

Sounds True

Spirituality and Practice

Worldwide Community for Christian Meditation - UK

Worldwide Community for Christian Meditation - NZ

Venues/Retreat Centres

These organisations either regularly host contemplative retreats, or would be suitable venues for retreats to be held.

St Isaacs Retreat Centre - Northland

PO Box 93, Opononi 0445, Northland, Ph 09 4058 834
This simple retreat centre is set in lovely bush and is home to one resident Anglican sister from the Community of the Sisters of the Love of God. It has a lovely chapel and library and three stand-alone dwellings offering accommodation to sleep 7 or 8 people in total.

Bella Rakha Retreat Centre and Creative Venue - Auckland

Mercy Spirituality Centre -Auckland

St Francis Retreat Centre - Auckland

Vaughan Park Retreat Centre - Auckland

Houchen Retreat House - Hamilton

Tyburn Monastery - Rotorua

74 Dods Rd, Waikite Valley 3077, Ph 07 333 2378

Southern Star Abbey - Central Hawkes Bay

Jerusalem - Whanganui

The Home of Compassion - Wellington