“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

Vision Statement

The intent of Contemplative Outreach of Northern Virginia is to foster the process of transformation in Christ in one another through the practice of Centering Prayer.

Mission Statement

The mission of Contemplative Outreach of Northern Virginia (CONOVA) is to teach the practice of Centering Prayer, help establish and support local centering prayer groups, and organize centrally located events designed to enhance the contemplative spiritual journey. Our purpose is to help build a vibrant contemplative community centered in Northern Virginia.

"WHAT IS CENTERING PRAYER?"

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"SECOND SATURDAY GATHERINGS"

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CENTERING PRAYER GROUPS IN NORTHERN VA

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OTHER LOCAL EVENTS

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FRIENDS ON THE JOURNEY

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