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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

December 16, 2017

January 20, 2018

February 17, 2018

March 17, 2018 - United in Prayer Day

(in place of Morning of Prayer, new location, see details below)

April 21, 2018

May 19, 2018

June 16, 2018

July 21, 2018

August 18, 2018

September 15, 2018

October 20, 2018

November 17, 2018

December 15, 2018

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

Weekend Centering Prayer Retreat


Feb 23 - 25, 2018

Registration Closed:  please call Jean (628) 400-2644 if interested in waitlist

Facilitators: COHI Retreat Service Team

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

The retreat is an opportunity to have a deeper experience of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of silence and community. The retreat will provide periods of Centering Prayer, periods of learning, and time for solitude


Track 1: Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop – This track is for newcomers and those practicing Centering Prayer who have not attended an Introduction to Centering Prayer workshop.


Track 2: Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat - This track is for all who practice Centering Prayer.  It is particularly recommended for those who have attended an Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop and are in the process of establishing a regular Centering Prayer practice. It is also an opportunity for renewal for those who have been centering regularly for a longer time. 


4 pm Friday, February 23  - 1 pm Sunday, February 25, 2018

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

Contact Jean at: (628) 400-2644, or

Residential $240

Fri 4pm – Sun 1pm

Includes private room 6 meals

 and supplies

 Worldwide United in Prayer Day

March 17. 2018, 9 am - 12 pm

Bring a brown bag lunch and stay afterwards to chat.

Join your Contemplative Outreach Worldwide Family as we come together in a single bond of Centering Prayer. We will have Centering Prayer, discussion, time to be silent with God in the way you choose, we may view a DVD featuring the teachings of Father Keating from the God is Love the Heart of All Creation series. Looking forward to being together and experiencing more of God's first language - which is silence.

On Maui
Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Church
100 Kulanihakoi St, Kehei
Contact Paula at

On Oahu
Honolulu Friends Meetinghouse
2426 Ohua Ave, Honolulu
RSVP to Jean at

Unable to join us  - organize your own in-home retreat.  Here is a sample schedule to assist planning for an individual retreat. Down load the video and  Download Schedule

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.

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,
Feb 8, 2018, 3:07 PM
Carol Alevizos,
Nov 19, 2017, 7:39 PM
Carol Alevizos,
Feb 10, 2018, 4:52 PM
Carol Alevizos,
Jan 11, 2017, 12:26 PM
Carol Alevizos,
Oct 8, 2017, 4:56 PM