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Centering Prayer Twice a day, Every day, Once for maintenance, Twice for transformation

We meet on Monday’s in the Youth Room at Holy Cross from 1:00-3:00 - March  6th,13th,20th,27th
Our Format: Welcome, 2 twenty minute sits,  short meditation walk, brief reading and discussion.

Cathy Christiansen, the Nebraska Contemplative Outreach Coordinator will give a presentation at 10:45 on Sunday March 5th.  Cathy hosts a Centering Prayer group on Zoom every Wednesday at 4:00 pm. For more information, email  Cathy also leads on zoom Wednesday's at 8:00 am and Friday's at 5:00 pm.  She is a Spiritual Advisor trained by the Lutheran Church. Cathy also hosts the Silent Saturdays in person February 4, April 1, June 3 from 9-12 at Luther Memorial at 1031 Sunset Trail, Omaha. To attend these Silent Saturday events, please RSVP to Cecelia at

The NCO Silent Centering Prayer Retreat is April 28-30 at the St. Benedict Center in Schuyler, NE on Friday April 28.  The retreat will start with dinner and conclude Sunday after a noon meal. 2 nights with a private room with all meals and programing costs just $240. Register by April 10, 2023. The next NCO Silent Retreat is September 8-10, 2023.

The Community Taise Prayer Service is located at 1st United Methodist Church at 7020 Cass St in Omaha at the Mead chapel. It is held the 1st Saturday of each month at 5pm.

There are new podcast series on all podcast streaming devises by Colleen Thomas and Mark Dannenfelser entitled Opening Minds Opening Hearts. This is a Centering Prayer Introduction workshop/Welcome Prayer Presentation.

Three Pamphlets are available at Holy Cross, thanks to Cathy Christiansen:
The Method of Centering Prayer The Prayer of Consent by Thomas Keating
12 Step Outreach Centering Prayer
The Vision of Contemplative Outreach by Thomas Keating

There is also a free Centering Prayer App on smart phones which include opening prayer, beginning sounds, silence duration, ending sounds, and closing prayer.

call or text Paula McDonald 402-210-6040 with questions or for more information.