Centering Prayer Gathering

Meeting Time & Dates

This group meets twice a month – every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 7:30PM PST.

Zoom Registration

Attendance for this gathering is free, but registration is required. Access codes will be provided once your register. Please click below to continue.



Herb Kaighan is a retired professional who has been on a spiritual path since his youth. He has been leading workshops & retreats for over 36 years and is a trained spiritual director. He has authored three books on spirituality & meditation.

Greg Johnson is a lay contemplative and computer scientist by profession. He has been active in contemplative practice for over 26 years.


This event is sponsored by Mary & Joseph Retreat Center. All donations go directly to the Center.

To make a donation, please click here and choose “Herb Kaighan Donations” from the drop-down menu.


If you have any questions about or have trouble registering for the Centering Prayer gathering, please email Allie W. at:

If you would like to contact the Retreat Center, please email Jose S. at:

Centering Prayer Gathering
Build a relationship with God.

Centering Prayer is a practice to foster our relationship with God. It is a movement beyond conversation to communion and union with God. It prepares us for the gift of contemplation. Centering Prayer is not meant to replace other kinds of prayer; rather it casts new light & depth of meaning on all types of prayer. Come and pray with us.

Practicing the Here and Now: Being Intentional with Step 11

This book provides very precise guidance on using prayer and meditation. It will help you improve consciousness each day, staying in contact with your Higher Power for ongoing inspiration and sustenance. By opening the connection to your Higher Power with what Herb K. calls “Intentional Consciousness,” prayer and meditation can help you fully experience the cumulative power of the Twelve Steps to deepen and sustain your recovery journey. Not only does it clearly explain the practice of meditation, it provides a unique lens to approach each Step for a new experience. Buy on Amazon.