Upcoming Events

2017 Events

The John Main Seminar 2017

jms2017-front-panel-webAugust 10-13, 2017: Houston, TX
Presented by Bernard McGinn, PhD
Praying with the Masters Today
University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX

Please email Sharon@wccm-usa.org to be put on a waiting list.

August 7-10, 2017: Houston, TX
Pre-seminar Silent Retreat
The Inner Room“, led by Fr Laurence Freeman OSB

Click here for full event information and to register!
Please download a brochure here.

April 28 – 29, 2017
Gerald May Seminar
“The Passion of the Mystics: A Contemplative Journey”,
Led by Mirabai Starr
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville
100 Welsh Park Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Friday April 28: 7 pm-9pm, Saturday April 29 10 am-4pm
For more information and to register, please click here

June 8, 2017
“Going Deeper, Christian Identity and the Contemplative Experience”,
Led by Laurence Freeman
St John of the Cross Parish Center and Church
5005 Wolf Rd
Western Springs, IL 60558
Thursday, June 8, 10am-4pm and 7:30pm-9pm
For more information and to register, www.stjohnofthecross.org/fr-laurence-freeman/
For additional information, contact: Mary at 708-246-5108
email: mary105105@gmail.com
Download a brochure here.


June 9-11, 2017 WCCM-USA National Oblate Retreat
“Running Still: Contemplative Action in the Rule of St. Benedict”
Led by Fr. Laurence Freeman, OSB

Cenacle Retreat Conference Center
513 Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614

This retreat is open to all North American WCCM Oblates, including Postulants and Novices; any WCCM meditators who are considering the call to Oblation; and those interested in how meditation creates the different forms of community that supports our regular practice.
A brochure can be downloaded by selecting this link: Oblate Retreat brochure.

For inquiries, contact Corey Houchins-Witt (corey.houchins.witt@gmail.com or 319-359-0440).

June 10, 2017
Day Retreat with Fr. Jeremiah Shryock
“Into the Deep: Growing in Intimacy with God through Silent Prayer”,
St. Patrick Church, Fr. Ed Hynes Parish Center
45 Chatham Street
Chatham, NJ 07928
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10 am – 4 pm
All are welcome. Registration Fee: $25 in advance, $30 at door
For inquiries, contact Jay Stewart (stewart.jaybird@gmail.com) or 201.572.3844
For more information and to register download the flyer here.

School of Meditation 2017 Essential Teaching Weekends

For meditators who practice Christian Meditation in the tradition of the teachings of Fr. John Main OSB, and are seeking to deepen their practice and to strengthen their sense of community.

Friday, January 20 – Sunday, January 22, 2017
Mariawald Retreat House, 1094 Walsh Road, Reading, Pa. 19607
Retreat begins at 4pm Friday and ends 1:30pm on Sunday.
For more information and to register, please follow link here.

Friday, January 27 – Sunday January 29, 2017
Chicago Area: The Well Spirituality Center in La Grange Park, IL
Click here for further information and registration.
Contact Betsy Spiering  (wccmchgo@gmail.com, 708-246-8315) with further questions.

June 23 – 25, 2017 
Dominican Spirituality Center
6501 Almeda Road

Houston Texas 77021
Click here for further information and registration.


Also visit these WCCM Centers for ongoing program schedules:

WCCM – USA Neptune Beach Christian Meditation Center
1112 Third Street
Neptune Beach, Florida 32266
Phone:  904-241-4738
Contact: wccmneptunebeach@att.net
The Cornerstone Center – A Christian Meditation Community
Contact: 602-799-7525
Meets in the Franciscan Renewal Center
During construction, drive to back on the East side and find us in Apt. B
Meeting times:  Mondays, 5pm; Wednesdays, 11:30am; Fridays 11:20am
5802 E. Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale AZ 85253