The Rev. John Mergenhagen will lead a group in contemplative prayer at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Stella Niagara Center for Renewal, 4421 Lower River Road.
Newcomers are welcome at the free prayer meeting. Father Mergenhagen also will direct the monthly retreat day from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. next Tuesday at Stella Niagara.
All four members of the Center of Renewal staff will direct a "Weekend With the Lord" this weekend. It will include presentations, discussions, shared prayers, silent space and silent time. The weekend retreat begins with registration at 7 p.m. Friday and ends with lunch at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.