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Please call contact person to confirm time and place.

ARMONK – St. Patrick’s Chapel, 
     29 Cox Avenue, Armonk, NY
Tuesday, 9:30 am
Contact: Gina Shea 914-767-9096

CROTON-ON-HUDSON – Holy Name of Mary Parish Church
     Parish Center Lobby
    114 Grand Street, Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Thursdays, 7:30 pm 
Contact: John Lally, 271-5628 

CROTON FALLS - St. Joseph’s Church
     95 Plum Brook Rd., Somers, NY
Wednesdays, 3:30 pm, meeting room $1
Contacts: Bill Montuori  914-276-4213 
           Marie Gilmore 914-277-4686

DOBBS FERRY - South Presbyterian Church
    343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Wednesdays: 7:30 pm
Contact: Rev. Dr. Jane Ann Groom 914-693-3591

GARRISON – Graymoor at 6th Floor Chapel
     
40 Franciscan Way Garrison, NY (enter from outside the chapel in the back)
Wednesdays, 7:00 pm
Contacts: Patricia Breen  914-456-1548

GREENWICH,  CT- St. Paul's Church Parish Office
     84 Sherwood Avenue, Greenwich, CT
First Wednesday of every month, 7:00 pm
Contact: Judi Mastoloni 203-531-6038

HARTSDALE – Sacred Heart Church Rectory Basement
     10 Lawton Avenue, Hartsdale, NY
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm 
Contact: Vincent Curcuru  914-723-9351 

Fall Trees Westchester NYIRVINGTON - Immaculate Conception Church
      16 N. Broadway, Irvington, NY  ('Cry Room' at side)
Mondays, 7:30 pm 
Contact: Jane Byrne  914-591-3073
              Steve Standiford 914-478-7801

Mahopac - St. John the Evangelist Church - Msgr. Power's Room
    221 E. Lake Boulevard, Mahopac, NY
Wednesdays 12:30 pm (after 12 noon Mass)
Contact: Minnie & Jake Lugay 845-628-5378

RYE – Christ's Church - Chapel
     2 Rectory Street, Rye, NY
Wednesdays, 10:30 am (no meetings in July and August)
Contact: Emilie Murphy  914-921-3913

SCARSDALE - Our Lady of Fatima Church or Rectory
     5 Strathmore Road, Scarsdale NY
Tuesdays, 10:00 am
Contact: Ellie Cioti  914-961-8609

SCARSDALE - Immaculate Heart of Mary Library
     8 Carman Road, Scarsdale NY 10583
Wednesday: 10 am - 11 am (no meetings in July and August)
Contact: Elise Kuhn 914-725-4728 

WHITE PLAINS – Our Lady of Sorrows
     888 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY ('Cry Room')
Wednesdays, after 9:00 am Mass
Contacts: Peg Cataldo 914-428-1997
              Pauline Pascal, 914-761-2552  
Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Kitty Squitteri 914-472-3238

YORK TOWN - St. Patrick's Church
     Parish Family Education Center, Rm. 101
    137 Moseman Road , Yorktown, N.Y. 10598
Saturdays, 9:30 am
Contact: Annette Noto  914-962-3788

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A message from the coordinator…
Diane Harkin

  I pray that you are able to embrace the beauty of the moment and enjoy it as it is. Acceptance of reality is a key factor in our spiritual journey. By learning to accept things as they are without trying to change, maneuver or control them, we can find peace even in the midst of the most challenging situations.

  In his June newsletter, Thomas explains that powerlessness is our greatest treasure. In powerlessness we discover God's grace. Let us embrace it rather than trying to get rid of it: "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness." (2 Cor: 12:9).

  Transformation does not require great spiritual experiences, says Thomas. It is in coming to terms with our ordinary human weaknesses as we experience them, that we are purified.   Usually, it is through the pains of the "dark nights of the soul"-- that feeling of alienation or separation from God, of being confused and ungrounded, of being in a state of total helplessness that we are made new.  This disposition of utter dependence on God--of being emptied, brings ultimate surrender and the fullness of grace.  In time we can even welcome our weakness as the alchemical vessel through which we discover the gold in ourselves.

  We are looking forward to a new year of spiritual growth and renewal.  Steve Standiford came to our Sept 13th Prayer Day at St Patrick's.  His spiritual presentation invited us to go deeper into our under- standing of who we are in Him.  Also on this day Frank Jelenek, the author of the children's book on Centering Prayer, is coming and will be available for book signing.

  On Oct 11, Fr. Quinn is going to present the Introduction to Metta Prayer, A Prayer of Compassion. This prayer is powerful and will open our minds to a new awareness of kindness and understanding.

  We are blessed to have Rosemary Camas on November 8.  She will do a special presentation on the saints.  Through her gifted acting skills, the saints will come alive in a unique way.  Rosemary has asked us to think about a modern day saint in our life and come prepared to share how they have touched us.

 

On Dec. 13, Fr Bill Sheehan is giving a one day Centering Prayer Retreat at Mariandale.  Space is limited so we invite you to register early.

Frank Squitteri, facilitator of the Wednesday night Centering Prayer group at Our Lady of Sorrows in White Plains, passed away peacefully on Sept 26. Frank was a gifted and insightful writer whose article "Toward a Beloved Community" will be published in the March/April2015 issue of Emmanuel Magazine. We are grateful for his faithful service

 

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Coordinator  Diane Harkin 914-423-4888
Newsletter  Tom McCarthy 914-693-3389
Publicity  Rosemary Camas 914-725-1553
Finances  Elise Kuhn 914-725-4728
Hospitality Marie Gilmore
Evelyn Foley

914-277-4686
914-318-5180
Books Pauline Pascale
Peg Cataldo

Email not available
914-761-2552
914-428-1997
Intro Workshop Diane Harkin 914-423-4888
Retreats Carol Piscatelli
Diane Harkin

203-912-7119
914-423-4888
Website Pauline Pascale 914-761-2552

 

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