Contemplative Outreach of New Mexico honors the life of Fr. Thomas Keating
Fr. Thomas Keating
March 7, 1923 - October 25, 2018
To the worldwide community of Contemplative Outreach,
There are several events planned to honor Fr. Thomas' transformative presence among us.
- A funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts on Saturday, November 3 at 11am Eastern time. This is open to the public.
- The monks of St. Benedict's Monastery will be co-hosting a memorial service with Contemplative Outreach at Spirit of Christ Church, Arvada (Denver), Colorado, at 11am Mountain time on Friday November 16. Please RSVP here if you intend to come, as the church holds up to 1200 people. Hotel suggestions can be found at the bottom of this email. A 24-hour prayer vigil will be hosted concurrently with the memorial (details to come).
- Through the generosity of our friends at The Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC), the memorial service will be live-streamed so anyone can participate anywhere in the world. On Friday, November 16, please go here to view the memorial service at 11am Mountain time.
- Memorial donations may be made to Contemplative Outreach here or mailed to St. Benedict's Monastery.
- You may enjoy reading these stories and prayers and share your own here.
If you have any questions, please reply to this email. Please respect the privacy of St. Benedict's Monastery and St. Joseph's Abbey and do not call with questions.
In awareness of grace,
The staff and governing board of Contemplative Outreach
image courtesy of elpopophoto
Virginia McGirk 505-306-9227
Mark Ladd 505-506-4678
Susan Rush 505-930-1777
Frances Kean 505-466-4222
Jim Bailey 505-310-8372
Rose Martin 505-490-0445