Welcome to the Olean Meditation Center Web site! All of us at OMC would like to thank you for your interest, and we hope that you’ll “come on up” and visit us!
Note: This event will take place at the Pfeiffer Nature Center, NOT the Olean Meditation Center. Saturday, July 1st Start Time: 7:45 pm Program Length: 1.5 hrs. What can be more “de-stressing” than drumming? The side effects of drumming are many: focus and clarity, enhanced creativity, energy, pain reduction and happiness. Mary K Sturdevant, [...]Read more
The Olean Meditation Center will host its monthly Mindful Families gathering Saturday, June 17, from 10 a.m. – noon. Our theme for this month is: Resilience! (Not in the sense of simply brushing dirt off our shoulders, but instead, learning from our challenges and treating ourselves with kindness always, in order to cultivate true inner [...]Read more
Saturday, June 10, 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., $20 or donation Jean-François Godet-Calogeras, an internationally acclaimed scholar, is Professor of Franciscan Studies at St. Bonaventure. With wit, charm, and insight, he is well-known for engaging general audiences on the lives of Francis, Clare, and the early Franciscans and what we might learn from them. “Always [...]Read more
Everyone is warmly invited to OMC’s FREE Tuesday evening series. Presentations are scheduled from 7 – 8:30 p.m. and include: an interfaith panel discussion about compassion for all humans (Feb. 28), a Franciscan friar’s experiences with contemplative prayer (March 7), a beginner’s guide to meditation (April 4), an exploration of the Islamic holy city of Najaf (April 25), a [...]Read more