Basilian Spirituality Center

Experience a sacred place of prayer, reflection, and hospitality in the Eastern Catholic tradition.


About the Spirituality Center

The Basilian Spirituality Center is more than physical space – it is a focus for spiritual renewal and refreshment to all seekers. The Center is a welcoming, sacred place of hospitality for individuals, groups, and organizations. There is opportunity for prayer, study, spiritual renewal and refreshment to foster transformation through spiritual and holistic growth.

To register for any of the programs or for further information, please call 215-780-1227 or email at: basilcenter@stbasils.com

Programs at the Basilian Spirituality Center are made possible in part thanks to financial assistance from the Ukrainian Community Foundation of Philadelphia and Ukrainian Selfreliance Federal Credit Union.  

 Mission

The Basilian Spirituality Center is a ministry of the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great. Rooted in Eastern Christian Spirituality, the Center reflects Christ’s praying, healing and life-giving presence to all God’s people through programs it offers and events it hosts.

Upcoming Programs

 

Catechist Formation Series Program

Catechist Formation Series Program

November 2018

The third course (12 hours -2 Saturdays) “The Mysteries” covers: The Mysteries and the Great Mysteries; Christ the Victor over Death; Christ, the Bread of Life; Christ, Healer of Souls and Bodies; Christ Builds Up the Kingdom; Christ Calls Us to Die in the World.

Participants are asked to bring their catechisms Christ Our Pascha and Inexhaustible Delights: The Holy Mysteries in the Byzantine Churches (some books will be available for purchase).

Art of the New Covenant: Charcoal Art Retreat

Art of the New Covenant: Charcoal Art Retreat

November 2018

In this Charcoal Art retreat, participants will learn how to create “personal art” that has rich layers of meaning by using a hands-on application of a unique art technique. They will be taught how to use a non-directive method of interpreting the image that emerges on paper in a way that accesses the spiritual world and ultimately deepens their relationship with God

SPECIAL INVITATION TO GALLERY EVENT
On Friday, November 30, from 6:00-8:30pm, Dr. Pace will host a free event at her gallery in Northeast Philadelphia (Assumption Peace House). The evening will include a video, a discussion about her art images, and introduction to the imaginative prayer technique she describes in her book. Space for the Gallery event is limited to 13 people