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Peace and Spirituality Center

Peace is God's gift to us, given in Christ
(Constitution 1)

The Peace and Spirituality Center is a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Rooted in our spirit of peace through justice, the mission of the Center is to offer a place of peace, prayer, beauty and hospitality to all who seek renewal of spirit.

Located on the shores of Lake Washington in Bellevue, our Peace and Spirituality Center at St. Mary-on-the-Lake provides the perfect setting for retreats, workshops, and meetings with serene, spacious rooms, great views, and up-to-the-minute technology.

Our nine-acre, lake-front property is secluded and wooded, with paths through the woods and to the lake where a dock with benches offers views of Mt. Rainier, Mercer Island and Olympic Mountain sunsets. 


Current Events - What's Happening at the Center

Please Note: Contemplative Prayer on April 14th has been canceled.



Rev. Dale Kelley, CSJP-A will facilitate Peace Days for Women this month.  The theme will be "Listening for God's Majesty in the Beauty of Creation."

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



Doug Johnson, CSJP-A and Tim Murphy lead this five-part series entitled "Soul Brothers" that uses the men of the Bible as a starting point to discuss not only how the ancients speak to us but how we speak to each other. All ages of men are welcome and we hope you'll join us. 

Saturday, April 21, 2018 and Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.



Our Contemplative Prayer program is led by Sr. Kathleen Pruitt, CSJP and Kwan Wong, Oblate OSB Cam.

Thursday Evenings - April 5, 12, 19, and 26  from 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

[Saturday Morning - April 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.]--CANCELED




"The important thing is that we remain open to God as he reveals himself to us in the circumstances of life and do everything possible to bring the body of his Son to completion."

Catherine O'Connor, CSJP