Centering Prayer By Fr. Keating - OK or Not OK?

Would like to know if the Centering Prayer by Fr. Thomas Keating is acceptable practice or not. I have already gotten the standard info from: contemplativeoutreach.org/ but I don’t think they provided any specific endorsements by local Bishops, etc. The book was actually quite good in many ways, but I would like to find a specific endorsement before starting. Thanks.

Hi,

Definitely, NOT okay! You need to read this link by Sharon Lee Giganti. She is one of our Catholic Answer speakers and is faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church regarding New Age.

newagedeception.com/new/free-resources/4-7-reasons-why-the-errors-in-the-centering-prayer-movement-should-not-be-in-your-parish.html

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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