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Be still
and know
I am God.
(Psalm 46:10)

Introduction to Centering Prayer at St. Francis Cabrini Shrine, Uptown Manhattan


United In Prayer Day, Saturday, March 17, 10:30 am

Dedicated to Healing Violence Church of Notre Dame Parrish House 405 West 114 Street, New York City (Amsterdam & Morningside Aves) Presentation by Father Michael Holleran on Healing, followed by discussion and Centering Prayer session.

12:00 pm Mass at Church of Notre Dame.

For more information contact Father Michael Holleran, 646-221 9794


Summary of Lenten Events

Two Lectio Divina Series, Two Introductions to Centering Prayer and a Video Conference Centering Prayer Series

  Centering Prayer: An Introductory Workshop  The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields Laughlin Hall, 487 Hudson Street, New York, NY  Saturday, February 17, 2018, 10AM – 3 PM Follow-up sessions: Tuesdays, February 20, 27, March 6  7 – 8:30 [...]


Lectio Divina Thursdays in Lent at St Frances Cabrini Shrine


Lectio Divina for Lent at the Church of St. Joseph Parish House

371 Sixth Ave (Washington Place) West 4 subway station Tuesdays, February 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20. 7 pm   Lectio Divina or ‘Holy Reading’ is the traditional practice of listening to the Word of God in Scripture.

  The prayerful moments are: Reading (Lectio), Reflecting (Meditatio), Responding (Oratio) and Resting in God (Contemplatio).



Introduction to Centering Prayer at The Church of the Blessed Sacrament

152 W. 71st St., Manhattan Five hour introduction March 3rd, 10 am – 3 pm

Paula Hastings and Mark Lewis will lead an introduction for beginners that will also be helpful for those who would like to refresh and renew their practice.  All are welcome.  There is no registration fee.  A suggested donation of $20 helps [...]


Introduction to Centering Prayer at St. Luke in the Fields, February 17th


Fr. William Meninger at The Church of the Blessed Sacrament and St. Bartholomew’s

We are excited to welcome Trappist monk and prolific author Fr. William Meninger back to NYC this fall. Fr. Meninger helped to found the Centering Prayer movement, based in part on his great familiarity with the Christian spiritual classic The Cloud of Unknowing. Please mark your calendars, invite friends, and reserve an early bird spot for [...]


Centering Prayer Group Orientation, Bushwick Abbey


176 St. Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237

Sunday May 28th, 2:30 – 4:30 pm Please note the time and date of this event has changed.

For those who are interested in a new regular Centering Prayer group at Bushwick Abbey, meetings Wednesdays at 7 pm, we will be reviewing the basics of Centering Prayer, [...]


United in Prayer Day

St. Bartholomew’s Church

Vestry Room

Park Ave at 50 St.

Saturday, March 18, 2017, 10:45 am – 2:15 pm


A day of centering prayer and study of the words of Father Thomas Keating.


For more information contact Ildiko Viczian at 212-673 6016  or Rosemary English at