Lending Library

We have a  library of books, DVDs and CDs available for loan to Centering Prayer groups and individuals.  The books have been cataloged using Goodreads, the complete list can be seen by clicking on the books for loan link below.  DVDs and CDs are cataloged in Libib: Click here for a list of CDs and DVDs.

Resources can be borrowed, returned, and purchased at our Centering Prayer events, such as, the Monthly Mornings of Centering Prayer, or can be mailed via media mail.  To request a particular item contact Carol by email: cohilibrary@gmail.com or phone: 808-739-5288.  

A partial listing of the lending library is shown below.  Click here for complete list of BOOKS.
Open Mind, Open Heart 20th Anniversary Edition
it was amazing
Suggested for those getting started with a practice of Centering Prayer. Open Mind, Open Heart is widely regarded as the basic text of Centering Prayer, having been written by one of its principal founders, Abbot Thomas Keating. It is a ...
Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening
really liked it
In the Introduction Cynthia Bourgeault says "Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening is intended as a complete guidebook for all who wish to know the practice better. . . . I hope it will get you up and running in the practice itself; or, ...
The Path of Centering Prayer: Deepening Your Experience of God
really liked it
Suggested for those continuing a practice of Centering Prayer. David Frenette says in his introduction "Although designed to show advanced practitioners how to deepen their Centering Prayer practice, The Path to Centering Prayer can also...
Divine Therapy & Addiction: Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps
really liked it
Suggested for those getting started in Centering Prayer and for those establishing a practice.
Deeper Love: An Introduction to Centering Prayer
really liked it
Suggested for those getting started with Centering Prayer. Provides an introduction to Centering Prayer. Includes the talks presented at an Introductory Workshop as well as a lot of other good information for getting started. The four ta...
The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living: Excerpts from the Works of Father Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O. : Sacred Scripture, and Other Spiritual Writings
really liked it
Suggested for those with a faithful practice of Centering Prayer. The book presents short reading for each day of the year that starts with a short scriptural saying, includes a spiritual reading excerpted from one of Thomas Keating's ma...
An Invitation to Centering Prayer
really liked it
Suggested for those getting started with a practice of Centering Prayer.
Journey to the Center: A Lenten Passage
really liked it
Suggested for those continuing a practice of Centering Prayer. A Lenten reader.
Intimacy with God: An Introduction to Centering Prayer
really liked it
Suggested for those establishing a practice of Centering Prayer. It is considered one of the three foundational books by Fr. Thomas Keating along with Open Mind, Open Heart and Invitation to Love. Intimacy with God goes deeper into the p...
Finding Grace at the Center: The Beginning of Centering Prayer
really liked it
Suggested for those establishing a practice of Centering Prayer.
Fruits & Gifts of the Spirit
really liked it
Suggested for those continuing a practice of Centering Prayer.
The Human Condition: Contemplation and Transformation
really liked it
Suggested for those establishing a practice of Centering Prayer. This is a talk that Thomas Keating delivered at Harvard University in 1998 as part of the Harold M. Wit lecture series at the Divinity School. It's just 45 pages. It contin...
Invitation to Love 20th Anniversary Edition: The Way of Christian Contemplation
really liked it
Suggested for those continuing a practice of Centering Prayer. It is considered on of the three foundational books by Fr. Thomas Keating, along with Open Mind, Open Heart and Intimacy with God. It is part of a trilogy that contains the p...

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