Kavanna House
Kavanna House is a non-profit spiritual formation center designed to offer individuals
the means to move into deeper intimacy with God. Kavanna is a Hebrew word meaning:
intentional ~ awakened ~ mindful ~ and devoted to prayer
Through contemplative courses, retreats and spiritual direction, you will learn
how to create space in your life for God which leads to true and lasting transformation.
The Intimacy Project
The Intimacy Project is a nine month journey into your life with God, creating space and time for what you say is most important to you.
Over five weekends, you will experience a rhythm of learning contemplative practices,
spending time alone in reflection and the opportunity to process your experience in a safe group setting.
Registration Open for Facilitated Group Retreats
Wabi Sabi
Thursday, May 23, 2019 ~ 9 am-5 pm
A River Flows from Eden
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 ~ 9 am-5 pm
The rhythm of a day-long facilitated retreat includes teaching, self-reflection and group processing.
Formational Prayer Seminar
Kavanna House believes that one of the best gifts
you can give yourself and others is to begin and to continue your own healing journey.
Experiencing our own personal healing moves us deeper into wholeness which impacts not only our own lives but those around us.
Give Local York
On May 3, 2019, Kavanna House will be participating in Give Local York!
This 24-hour online event is a great way to help our community learn about and support local nonprofit organizations.
The best way to stay up to date on these efforts is to follow us on Facebook, read our emails and visit our website often.
And, mark your calendar for May 3rd and consider making a gift.

Our Services

Kavanna House is a non-profit spiritual formation center
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The Intimacy Project
A nine month journey into your life with God
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Contemplative courses, retreats and spiritual direction.
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Upcoming Events
An updated calendar and registration information .
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Ways to Give
Volunteering, in kind donations and monetary donations.
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"We are not human beings on a spiritual journey.
We are spiritual beings on a human journey."
~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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1516 East Market Street, York, PA 17403