Mercy Center Burlingame California

MERCY CENTER BURLINGAME

A Place to Meet in Quiet Beauty

 

Welcome to Mercy Center Burlingame, a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy. Our peaceful grounds and lovely retreat center, located on a 40-acre site 15 miles south of San Francisco, provide an inviting place to hold your nonprofit conference. Our ministry programs and retreats are known worldwide for their excellence and focus on contemplative spirituality.

 

Bring your group for a meeting Attend a retreat led by a teacher
Attend a longer program series Make a private individual retreat

 

LOOKING FOR A RETREAT OR EVENT?
Mercy Center Calendar

EVENTS CALENDAR

Looking for a retreat? We offer retreats, workshops and events led by acclaimed teachers. Many retreats have the option for overnight stays in comfortable individual bedrooms. View the Calendar

 

NEW AND COMING SOON
Silent Year End Retreat
East-West Silent Retreat
Mercy Center's year-end tradition. Greet the New Year in a peaceful and meditative setting with resident teacher Fr. Greg Mayers. Dec 27-Jan 1
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Don Bisson Conference
Don Bisson Conference
Beyond Resolutions to Authentic Spiritual Growth. Discerning authentic growth through silence, prayer, dialogue and conversation. Saturday, January 5, 9:00 am to Sunday, January 6, after lunch
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Don Bisson Workshop
Don Bisson Workshop
Jungian Tools for Spiritual Growth
Typology, the Shadow, Dreams, the True Self, and Discernment. Saturday, January 12, 2019

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Don Bisson Workshop
Don Bisson Workshop
Holy Impatience: The Call to Resistance
Patience should not make us passive in the face of injustice. Sunday, January 13, 2019

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SOUL-DRIVEN LEADERSHIP 2019
Soul Driven Leadership

A Program in Leadership

Soul-Driven Leadership is a 7-session journey that combines presentations by experienced leaders, personal coaching, a comprehensive assessment and practical application to projects or teams. Whether you're already a leader, or moving into a leadership position, you'll want to join this exciting new program led by Mary Waskowiak, RSM.

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MILLENNIAL RESIDENCY
Nuns and Nones

A Partnership with Nuns & Nones

Mercy Center welcomes five young seekers who feel called to the same values that religious women embody—community, service, contemplation and mission-driven work. This residency explores a new partnership of socially engaged spiritual leadership.

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VIDEO TOUR

  MERCY CENTER VIDEO TOUR

 

  Take a video tour of Mercy Center Burlingame.   

 

EAST-WEST SPIRITUAL TALKS - FR. GREG MAYERS
Fr. Greg Mayers

Short Videos

In this new series of short videos, Fr. Greg Mayers explores essential questions of consciousness from a perspective informed by Christian spirituality and Zen practice.

Mercy Zendo

Retreat Audio
New! Easter 2018 retreat conference talks, and a new layout.
Fr. Greg Mayers, resident teacher of the East-West meditation program, speaks about Christian spirituality and Zen practice, and offers practical teachings applicable to people of all faiths.

HANDO AUDIO LIBRARY - FR. THOMAS HAND
Father Thomas Hand

The Hando Audio Library
Fr. Thomas Hand, S.J. ("Hando"), founder of the East-West Meditation program at Mercy Center, led retreats that exploried the intersection of Eastern meditation and Western spirituality. We are now offering a selection of talks from 1991-2004.

Mercy Walking Path

The Zen Christian Path
Two videos of Fr. Thomas Hand filmed at Mercy Center.

Walking the Zen Christian Path: A personal account of the path.

Ever Ancient, Ever New: Video from 2005 East-West conference.

 

CENTER RESOURCES
  We can connect you to an experienced spiritual director
  Mercy Center audio talks, teacher videos, and articles
  New art exhibits every two months at Mercy Center
  First Fridays, 8 pm in Mercy Chapel - all are welcome
  Reserve Mercy Chapel for memorials & life celebrations

 

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