Office of Spirituality

Office of Spirituality




Spirituality of Breadmaking

February 12 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, February 12th 11:00 am -2:00 pm Each participant will make a loaf of bread at home while we pray and meditate together in this guided retreat. We will connect through the transformation of wheat into flour and then into nutritious loaves, good for our bodies and souls. Location: Virtual participation via Zoom.

Lenten Day of Prayer: Remaining Present

February 25 - 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
1725 Brentwood Road, Bldg #4
Brentwood, NY 11717 United States

Saturday, February 25th 10:00 am – 2:30 pm Kayla August integrates her background in theology, education, and preaching into her retreats.  Her dynamic presence offers inspiring encounters with scripture, tradition, and how God plays an active role in our daily lives. Kayla will share on and offer the key to a transformative Lent in how…

The Endurance of Love in the Presence of Grief: An Evening with Jan Richardson

March 8 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Wednesday, March 8th 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm “Grief is the least linear thing I know,” says Jan Richardson. As someone well acquainted with sorrow following the sudden death of her husband and creative partner, Jan has engaged the chaotic labyrinth of grief as an artist and writer, bringing poetic grace and honesty to the…

Lenten Silent Directed Weekend Retreat

March 10 - 6:00 pm - March 12 - 11:00 am

Friday-Sunday, March 10th -11th -12th Friday Arrival after 3:30 pm and Departure by 11:00 am on Sunday Silent directed retreats allow us to withdraw from busy days and create space to deepen our relationship with God. This experience is grounded in solitude, silence, and prayer, and includes daily meetings with a spiritual director. Silent directed…

Labyrinth Walk

March 12 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sunday, March 12th 1:00 pm Walk the Labyrinth to pray, meditate and breathe a sense of calm as we prepare to enter the season of Spring. Certified facilitator, Linda Mikell, will be present to guide this experience. Location: Academy, Building 2, 1725 Brentwood Road, Brentwood, NY.  Free Will Offering

Spring Equinox Prayer & Blessing of Community Gardeners

March 20 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1725 Brentwood Road
Brentwood, NY 11717 United States

Monday, March 20th 5:00 pm As we transition from winter into spring, please join us as we celebrate the gifts of the soil, look to the seeds as promises of new life, and come together to bless our gardens and gardeners. Location: Barn, 1725 Brentwood Road, Brentwood, NY. Free Will Offering

Easter Triduum Days of Quiet & Prayer

April 6 - 3:30 pm - April 8 - 3:30 pm

Thursday-Saturday, April 6th – 7th – 8th Thursday arrive after 3:30 pm and depart after the Vigil on Saturday Come for days of quiet and solitude during these holy days and celebrate the Easter Triduum in Sacred Heart Chapel. Overnight spaces are limited in La Providencia Center, Brentwood. Location: La Providencia Center, Bldg. 4, 1725…

Creation and The Cross Book Sharing

April 19 - 6:30 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday: April 19th, May 3rd and May 17th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm In this fresh creative approach to theology, Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, asks how we can understand cosmic redemption in a time of advancing ecological devastation. In effect, how can we extend the core Christian belief in salvation to include all created beings? Immediately this question…

Celebrating Earth, Our Common Home

April 22 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
1725 Brentwood Road
Brentwood, NY

Saturday, April 22nd 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Join us in ritual and song as we awaken to our oneness with the Earth Community. We will celebrate as a sacred community and move to service activities on the Brentwood campus. Pack a nutritious lunch so we can picnic together as well. Location: The Great Lawn…

Labyrinth Walk May 2023

May 7 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sunday, May 7th 1:00 pm Walk the Labyrinth to pray, meditate and breathe a sense of calm. Certified facilitator, Linda Mikell, will be present to guide this experience. Location: Labyrinth, adjacent to La Providencia Center, bldg. 4. Free Will Offering