Events

Upcoming Events

Programming will resume in September 2024

We are currently on break for the summer and programming will resume in September 2024.

Past Events

Wednesdays through May 22, 2024

7pm to 8pm ET

In Person Only

Spend an hour with us in contemplation and meditation at the Center for Spiritual Imagination: Brooklyn, located in Greenpoint.

Tuesdays through May 21, 2024

5:30pm to 6:00pm ET

Online

Join us for our Tuesday night contemplative prayer practice, including guided meditation and beautiful ancient chants. Click below for more info and details on how to join us online.

Sunday, May 12

10am EDT

Online or In Person

Join us for a special Sunday event featuring renowned peace activist and author, Fr. John Dear. Fr. John will deliver a talk at the Mercer School of Theology at 10am EDT on his groundbreaking new book, The Gospel of Peace: A Commentary on Matthew, Mark, and Luke from the Perspective of Nonviolence. Fr. John will also preach at the Cathedral of the Incarnation at all three services. Both the talk and the worship services will be livestreamed online.

Saturday, April 13, 2024

9am ET

Online

Part of our Spiritual Imagination Speaker Series.

We begin with contemplative practice that honors the Earth and all of Creation before engaging in conversation with Dr. Harris on the neglected history of African-American women who engage in theological and religious reflection on their ethical and moral responsibility to care for the earth.

Tuesdays, March 12 to April 30, 2024

7pm to 8:15pm ET

Online

This introductory series to the Black diasporic contemplative tradition will focus on people of African descent in the United States. Exploring the deep roots of Black contemplation, participants will garner an expansive understanding of both Blackness and contemplation and how to deepen our own contemplative lives. Applications are now closed.

Thursdays, February 15-29, 2024

5:30pm ET

Online

Join our Franciscan Year Novices as we meditate on works of art, using the eyes of our heart to discover God’s revelation in beauty. We will share our experience of the artwork with mutual respect and a desire for holy conversation. 

Saturday, February 10, 2024

9am ET

Online

Part of our Spiritual Imagination Speaker Series.

We begin with contemplative practice before engaging with the Rev. Dr. John Thatamanil, professor of Theology and World Religions at Union Theological Seminary where he teaches a wide variety of courses in the areas of comparative theology, theologies of religious diversity, Hindu-Christian dialogue, the theology of Paul Tillich, theory of religion, and ecotheology.

Tuesdays, January 9 to February 6, 2024

5pm-6pm ET

Online

Explore the foundational prayer method of our community that welcomes our whole being into relationship with God. Each week, we will focus on a different aspect of this method of prayer. At 5:30pm, we will practice the complete method together in community. 

Tuesdays, February 13 to May 21, 2024

7:30pm to 9pm ET

Online

Join the Center for Spiritual Imagination and mark time in your week to notice your inner life as it moves between personal and archetypal experience. Deepen your understanding of your dream life and the sacred world within your Self. Led by a novice in the Community of the Incarnation who is a trained and practicing Jungian analyst. Registration is now closed.

Saturday, January 20, 2024

9am ET

Online

Part of our Spiritual Imagination Speaker Series.

We begin with contemplative practice based on Franciscan spirituality before engaging in conversation with Fr. Richard Rohr, Franciscan friar, ecumenical teacher, founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation, and author of numerous books, including The Universal Christ, The Wisdom Pattern, Just This, and Falling Upward.

Thursdays, November 30 to December 14, 2023

5:30pm to 6:30pm ET

Online

Join our Franciscan Year novices as we meditate on Scripture, listening with the ear of our hearts to the word of God. We will share our own experience of the text with mutual respect and a desire for holy conversation. Register here.

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

8pm

In Person Only

Join us for our weekly meditation practice at 7pm, followed by a screening of the documentary short "Faith in Blackness."

Saturday, November 4, 2023

9am ET

Online

Part of our Spiritual Imagination Speaker Series.

We begin with contemplative practice before engaging in conversation with Lerita Coleman Brown, embodied spirit, author, speaker, heart and kidney transplant recipient, spiritual director, and author of What Makes You Come Alive: A Spiritual Walk with Howard Thurman.

Tuesdays, October 3 to November 14, 2023

7:30pm to 8:30pm ET

Online

This introductory series to the Black diasporic contemplative tradition will focus on people of African descent in the United States. Exploring the deep roots of Black contemplation, participants will garner an expansive understanding of both Blackness and contemplation and how to deepen our own contemplative lives.

Tuesdays through May 15, 2024

12:00pm to 12:30pm ET

In Person Only

Join us in the beautiful sanctuary of the Cathedral of the Incarnation for a Contemplative Eucharist service.

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

7pm EDT

Free

Contemplative Practice for Just Living: An Introduction to the Center for Spiritual Imagination. Learn about our new monastic community and Rule of Life, our upcoming public events, and how you can walk with us in the way of engaged contemplative life.