Mercy Center Burlingame California

A Place to Meet in Quiet Beauty

Mercy Center Burlingame is an internationally known conference and retreat center sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, located on a 40-acre site 15 miles south of San Francisco, California. We provide a peaceful environment for women and men of diverse faiths and backgrounds to nourish their spiritual and professional lives, and a convenient location for nonprofit organizations to hold conferences and events. Call us at (650) 340-7474 for further information.

CONFERENCES RETREATS AND PROGRAMS

 

UPCOMING RETREATS AND EVENTS
The Child by Janet McKenzie

Year of Mercy Free Event

with artist Janet McKenzie
Sunday, February 21, 2016 2:00 to 4:00 pm

 

Explore the challenges of racism and sexism through sacred images, with award-winning artist Janet McKenzie. Reception afterwards. All are welcome!

 

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Lenten Day of Prayer

with Maggie Arbino and Ruah Bull
Feb 10, 2016

 

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Centering Prayer Retreat

with Cherry Haisten
Feb 12-14, 2016

 

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Mercy Chapel

Centering Prayer Series

Catherine Regan and Joy Andrews Hayter
Four Sundays beginning Feb 21, 2016

 

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Day Workshop

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

Special workshop: For Love of the Real
Saturday, June 25, 2016

 

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SPIRITUAL DIRECTION FORMATION

Art & Practice of Spiritual Direction

2016/17 Open for Application
Begins Aug 25, 2016

 

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Sacred Journey 2016-2017

with Mercy Center team
Begins Sep 10, 2016

 

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Supervision Practicum

with Mercy Center team
July 10-16, 2016

 

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CENTER HIGHLIGHTS
  Video tour of our conference facilities and environment
  Calendar 2016 - retreats, programs, day events
  Lenten Season 2016 special events and services
  We'll connect you with an experienced spiritual director
  Unplug and unwind... make a low-cost Day Retreat
  Spiritually enriching audios, videos, bookstore, articles
  Inspiring profiles about Mercy Center staff and volunteers
  New art exhibit every two months at Mercy gallery space
  First Fridays, 8 pm in Mercy Chapel - all are welcome
  Reserve Mercy Chapel for memorials & life celebrations

 

CENTER MEDIA
Fr. Greg Mayers is the coordinator of the East-West meditation program. Listen to a selection of talks from his retreats, sesshins, and Wednesday evening meditations.
Fr. Thomas Hand, founder of the East-West meditation program, gave spiritual talks on a wide range of themes addressing the intersection of east and west.
Videos of talks by noted teachers and writers, including Sr. Mary Ann Scofield, Sr. Rose Mary Dougherty, Margaret Silf, and Fr. Thomas Hand.

 

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