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

Making a Space for Contemplative Prayer, Trinity Church Wall Street

Spa for the Soul, Trinity Church Wall Street Parish Center, 56 Trinity Place (at the corner of Rector St) Saturday, January 12th, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm

Centering prayer founder Father Thomas Keating wrote, “God’s first language is silence.  Everything else is a poor translation. In order to understand this language, we […]


Advent Lectio Divina & Contemplative Prayer

St. Joseph Church’s Parish House, Music Room 371 Sixth Ave at Washington Place, New York City Wednesdays, December 5, 12, 19th, 7 – 8:30 pm

The traditional method of Lectio Divina, of reading, reflecting, praying the Word of God leads us to deeper understanding of the Scripture, growing relationship with Christ and culminates in Contemplative […]


Introduction to Centering Prayer December 1st, St. Bartholomew’s Church

Entrance is at 109 East 50th Street, between Park and Lexington, just west of the #6 entrance.

Five hour introduction December 1st, 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 […]


Centering Prayer Facilitators Day January 26th

Grace Church Brooklyn Heights 254 Hicks Street Brooklyn NY Saturday January 26th, 10 am – 3 pm

Join us for a day of discernment and fellowship for contemplative group leaders.  There will be opportunities for sharing our experience as group leaders and our questions about moving forward.  We will practice centering prayer and eat lunch […]


Remembering Father Thomas Keating at Saint Luke in the Fields, Sunday, November 18th

A Rising Tide of Silence: The Spiritual Journey of Father Thomas Keating The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields Laughlin Hall, 487 Hudson Street, New York, NY  Sunday, November 18th, 2018, 3  – 6 pm

Join us for a celebration of the life of centering prayer founder Father Thomas Keating.  We will begin […]


Remembering Father Thomas Keating

There are several events planned to honor the transformative presence of Father Thomas Keating, one of the founders of centering prayer.

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.

Through the generosity […]


Day of Centering Prayer, Saturday November 10th, 10 am – 3 pm

Grace Church Brooklyn Heights 254 Hicks Street Brooklyn NY 11201

Give yourself the gift of a mini retreat.  This day of centering prayer will begin with a brief review of the practice, followed by a question and comments period.  We will engage in five or six half hour sessions of centering prayer with a break […]


Centering Prayer by Video

Join us for Centering Prayer by Video.  You might be surprised at how moving the experience of digital community can be.

Centering Prayer Refresher by Video

Saturday September 29th, 10 am – 12 noon EST

We will review the basics of Centering Prayer with some suggestions on how to deepen the practice. We will practice […]


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