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  Mornings of Center Prayer

Held all year on the third Saturday of every month.

 "Be still and know that I am God." Psalm 46:10

January 21, 2017

February 18, 2017

March 18, 2017 (This will be a United in Prayer Day, see website for details)

April 15, 2017

May 20, 2017

June 17 2017

July 15, 2017

August 19, 2017

September 16, 2017

October 21, 2017

November 18, 2017

December 16, 2017

A particular blessing for busy, active people, we are invited to pause and just be in the presence of God.  All are welcome to this mini silent retreat, an introduction to the Centering Prayer practice will be provided for newcomers. Books on the Spiritual Journey will be available.

photo of Anini Beach by Chrissy Cook

9:00 – 11:30 A.M.
Central Union Church
1660 S. Beretania St., Honolulu
Women's Building

No charge - calabash donations welcomed


9:00                 Welcome, sign-in, refreshments, book browsing

9:20                 Introductions and overview of Morning

9:30                 Two 30 minute periods of Centering Prayer   OR

                             Class on Centering Prayer for Beginners

10:40               Silent break: book table & refreshments available

11:00               One period of Centering Prayer

11:30               Depart in silence or stay for fellowship

4-Day Centering Prayer Retreat

4pm, Monday, November 27 – 2pm Thursday, November 30, 2017

Click here to register now

The retreat provides an opportunity to deepen the practice of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of silence and community support. It includes about three hours of Centering Prayer per day, morning and afternoon video conferences by Father Thomas Keating, time for solitude and walks.  The retreat is designed to deepen ones’ relationship with God and to deepen ones on-going Centering Prayer practice.  An established practice of Centering Prayer is required.  It is also important to have read “Open Mind, Open Heart” by Fr. Keating. 

Three registration options are offered. The RESIDENTIAL option is recommended for a complete retreat experience.  Two commuter options are offered, the LONG DAY COMMUTER option starts with Centering Prayer at 6:30 am, followed by breakfast, and includes lunch; the SHORT DAY COMMUTER option starts at 8:30, after breakfast, and includes lunch.  Both commuter options end at 5 pm, before dinner.  All participants sign-in starting at 4 pm on Monday, have dinner, provided by the retreat center, at 5:30, and participate in the opening session from 7 – 8 pm.

St. Anthony’s Retreat Center 3351 Kalihi Street, Honolulu

Contact Rosanne at: (628) 400-2645, or

Option 1 - Residential $340

Mon 4pm – Thu 2pm

Includes private room, 9 meals,

 Snacks, and supplies

Option 2 - Long Day  Commuter $145

Mon 4pm – 8pm

Tue-Wed 8am – 5:30pm

Thu 8am – 2pm

Includes 7 meals, snacks, and supplies

Option 3 - Short Day Commuter $100

Mon 4pm – 8pm

Tue-Wed 9am – 5:30pm

Thu 9am – 2pm

Includes 4 meals, snacks, and supplies

 2018 Retreat Dates


Save the Dates for 2018 Retreats

PLEASE CONTACT ROSANNE, (628) 400-2645, or before making your airline reservations if you are coming from a neighbor island or the mainland to confirm the retreat first.

Weekend Retreat, Track 1: Introduction to Centering Prayer, Track 2:  Intensive
February 23-25, 2018

8-Day Retreat, Track 1: Intensive, Track 2: Post-Intensive
August 6-13, 2018

4-Day Centering Prayer Retreat
November 12-15, 2018

Carol Alevizos,
Jan 11, 2017, 12:17 PM
Carol Alevizos,
Jan 11, 2017, 12:26 PM
Carol Alevizos,
Jan 11, 2017, 12:06 PM