On his path to the Garden of Gethsemane, on the night of his arrest,
Jesus left his disciples—his friends—with lasting words of wisdom and
promise: “You will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you…Abide in me as I abide in you.” (John 14:20 and 15:4)
During these holy days, we will listen deeply to Christ’s wisdom as we follow the path of centering prayer, a prayer that leads us to a quiet place of
abiding with Christ and then sends us out with a greater compassion
for all creation. Readings, music, and sacred symbols will inspire our
The retreat will be led by the Rev. Dr. Pauline
Head, retired priest of the Diocese of Niagara and Associate of SSJD.