God of the Hurt and Broken, Prayers for Healing
February 13, 2022
Our faith traditions tell us that Jesus invited the sick to seek healing, the broken to seek wholeness. In that spirit, on this day we pray for God’s healing touch on those who suffer from injury, illness and other heavy burdens.
Taizé for January: Reclaim, Renew Your Life
January 6, 2022
The dawn of a new year is the time to reclaim your life. “Come and be with us Holy Spirit,” will be our prayer as we gather in January for our Taizé prayer service.
Coming to Light: Winter Solstice Celebration
December 21, 2021
We gather to wait in the darkness to see what might come to light. What hope might emerge? Our gathering will include a meditative walk to the Reconciliation Labyrinth with luminaries to light the way. We will conclude with a simple supper.
Taizé for October: Caring for God’s Creation
October 7, 2021
We gather in October to praise our Maker, the One who loved the world into being, the One who breathes life into all things that live and made us stewards of creation. An icon of St. Francis, patron saint of ecology, will help focus our meditation.
Taizé for September: Prayers for the New School Year
September 2, 2021
On Sept 2, we gather to prayer that Christ the Teacher will send the Holy Spirit for this new school year. We need the Holy Spirit not just in our classrooms, but in our daily circles of activity: in family life, at work, at church and in our social activities. Come, Holy Spirit, come.
Taizé for August: Uniting Divided Communities
August 5, 2021
We gather in August to pray for unity in this time of division and discord in our church, country and world. On Aug. 5, we will pray for unity and recommit ourselves to working for reconciliation and peace in our communities.
Taizé for July: For healing and renewal
July 1, 2021
In-person offerings resume July 1 with an ecumenical, meditative prayer experience using music, chants and scripture. The service will also be live-streamed. The theme: prayers for healing and renewal.
Living in the Presence of God: The Contemplative Journey
April 17, 2021
Drawing on personal experience and the wisdom of spiritual guides, Kathy Keary leads us on a journey to discover the beauty of abiding in the presence of the Holy One. Emphasis is on practical steps to practice.
A Journey through Lent with the Sunday Gospels
February 21, 2021 – April 4, 2021
In Lent, the Holy Spirit drives us into the desert and Jesus invites us to let go of distractions to discover honest prayer. Fr. Ron Will, C.PP.S., leads us through this journey with the Sunday Gospels as our guide.
Way of the Cross: A Visual Meditation
February 17, 2021 – April 2, 2021
Using scripture, music and images, the Renewal Center staff leads a meditation on the final hours of Jesus’s life as he walks through Jerusalem to Golgotha and his crucifixion. This online video is available during Lent.