Centering Prayer Retreat & Workshop

Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart and the Network invite faculty and staff, parents and trustees to an introduction to Centering Prayer Retreat and Workshop. Register here. 

This gathering will provide participants with both practical information and training in Centering Prayer and Contemplation along with ample space and time for silence and prayer.
Led by Paul Parker, Director of Goal 1 at Carrollton, Suzanne Cooke, RSCJ, Head of the Conference of Sacred Heart Education, and Bill Hobbs, Director of Program Planning for the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.
Space is limited to 50 participants.  

DatesMarch 19-22, 2018

Housing Our Lady of Florida Spiritual Center is situated on 26 acres on the Palm Beach Intracoastal Waterway. The simple beauty of the architecture, the many gardens, the various shrines, the landscaped Stations of the Cross, the many green lawns and the quarter -mile waterfront afford an ideal contemplative space.

Travel Planning: Registration at the retreat house will begin at 4:00pm on Mon, 3/19/18, which is when the rooms will be ready. Arrivals earlier in the afternoon are welcome to enjoy the beautiful property or the local area.

It is recommended to fly into the airport at West Palm Beach (PBI), which is about a 20 to the retreat house. Please note that Miami International Airport (MIA) is approx. a 90+ min drive to the retreat house in North Palm Beach and Ft Lauderdale (FLL) is 60+ min.

 Please direct any questions concerning the program to Bill Hobbs (bhobbs[@]

Fees: $350 includes room and board and materials

Registration: Open until March 1, 2018

General Chapter of the Society of the Sacred Heart, 2016

“We are called to create silence.” 


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Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.