School of Prayer

Third Wednesday of the month September 2023 to May 2024

No classes

December 2023 or March 2024

Beginning in September 2023 we will offer a 7 session course to enrich your spiritual life.

The course which meets on the third Wednesday of each month will be offered as a series.

Session 1 - Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - 7 to 9PM

Why we pray: Man's Desire, God’s initiation

Session 2 - Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 7 to 9PM

To Whom do we pray: Jesus Christ

Embodiment of prayer, Fully human, Fully Divine

Session 3 - Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 7 to 9PM

How do we pray: Church, Holy Spirit and Mary

Session 4 - Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 7 to 9PM

Who prays with us: The Saints and Prayer

Session 5 - Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 7 to 9PM

Who joins us in prayer: The Schools of Spirituality

Session 6 - Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 7 to 9PM

Traditions of prayer: Popular piety and devotions of peoples

Session 7 - Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 7 to 9PM

Prayer changes us: Personal transformation and teaching prayer

Fr. John Gordon, Secretary for Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Newark,

and Office for Evangelization Associate Director, Jennifer Behnke

discuss the plans for the School of Prayer in Episode 19 of "Heart of the Ark" Podcast

"For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven,

it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy."

– St. Therese of Lisieux (CCC 2558)