St. Anthony Retreat Center


Centering Prayer Intensive Retreat

Starts: July 13 @ 6:00pm
Ends: July 19 @ 1:00pm
Location: 4316 Sierra Dr.
Three Rivers, CA 93271


Would you like to refresh your body, mind and spirit with a week of rest, relaxation, and renewal?

In this seven-day format, our Centering Prayer Intensive Retreat provides in-depth exposure to the contemplative dimension of the Gospel through increased periods of Centering Prayer and the viewing of a video lecture series on the contemplative

dimension of the spiritual journey. An extended retreat such as this one can help to accelerate the many benefits of a sustained Centering Prayer practice.

Sign up now. Space is limited. Register by June 30th to reserve your space and save $25. Shared Room: $515 ($540 after June 30th)

Private Room: $595 ($620 after June 30th) Includes 6 nights of comfortable lodging and 18 nutritious meals

in a wonderful and scenic air-conditioned retreat facility. 12 CEU’s available for MFT’s and LCSW’s for $25.

Please make check payable to “Everardo Pedraza,” and mail to Centering Prayer Retreat, 2243 S. Bundy Drive, Fresno, CA 93727. Thank you.


Retreat Facilitators:

Juan C. Garcia, Ph.D., LMFT, has been practicing as a Marriage and Family Therapist for the past 29 years. His teaching explores the practical benefits of Centering Prayer and the psychological and emotional healing of a sustained practice.

Everardo Pedraza, M.A.,

Coordinator of Contemplative Outreach of Central California has been teaching Centering Prayer in parishes, parks and prisons for the past 13 years. He earned his master’s degree in contemplative Christian spirituality from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley.

For registration or info, please contact: Everardo Pedraza: Phone: 559-230-9736 E-mail: or Click Here to download Registration Flyer.

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