Invitations to Pray and Build Community

YMC Hands (1)Young Married Couples Faith Sharing & Fellowship: Young married couples (married fewer than 10 years) gather to pray and reflect on our faith life as a married couple. A program for young children (infant to 6 years) is provided in the adjacent room. Upcoming gatherings are Sunday, February 25, 2018, Saturday, April 14, Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, August 19 in McKenna Hall from 4-5pm. RSVP required by the preceding Wednesday to Catherine Heinhold at Please include the names and ages of any children who will join the program for children.

Christian Meditation: All interested in centering prayer are welcome to gather with parishioners in the Chapel of St. Ignatius every Thursday from 6:00–6:30 pm to meditate in the John Main tradition. No prior experience or registration is necessary. For more information about Christian Meditation, contact Jack Person at 202-569-3180 or through email at

Praying with the Women in the Ignatian Spirituality Project (ISP): Come and experience the co-mingling of the 12 Steps with the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises. Share a meal and be led in prayer by the ladies and men who make the Ignatian Spirituality Project retreats, which are designed for women and men who are in recovery from homelessness and addictions. We gather in McKenna Hall during the season of Advent — the 2017 date is December 7. Prior registration is not necessary. For more information about the Ignatian Spirituality Project, please go to

Zen Meditation: A small group of parishioners gather every Saturday morning from 7:30-8:45 am for walking and sitting meditation. No prior experience or registration is necessary. All are welcome to join us in the Upper Room, where we begin the meditation. Please contact Robert Druecker at if you intend to come or if you have any questions.