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

 

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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

 

COMING SOON
Mystical Path to the Divine Feminine
with David Richo, Ph.D., M.F.T
Daylong workshop 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, December 2, 2017
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Día de Oración en Adviento
Fragilidad, Fraternidad, y Fiesta
con Hna. Mariana Clifford Rodriguez, RSM
3 de Diciembre, 2017
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Advent Day of Prayer
It's All About Love—Retreat Day with
Marilyn Granucci and Colette Lafia
Friday, December 8, 2017
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East-West Silent Retreat
with Fr. Greg Mayers, C.Ss.R.
Our traditional year-end retreat
December 27, 2017 to January 1, 2018
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Windows of the Soul

A series of seven inspirational sessions with presentations and discussion circles.
Register soon! Begins January 9, 2018.
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LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

Spirituality in Leadership

A new series co-facilitated by Sr. Mary Waskowiak, RSM and certified coach Rey Friel. Presentations by experienced leaders, video, discussion and roleplay. Persons of diverse backgrounds welcome! Certificate on completion of the program. Apply soon—application period closes on January 10, 2018.

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Coaching for Leadership

Mary Waskowiak, RSM is a certified/trained spiritual director and coach. Mary has served in leadership for 16 years. She is available for direction and leadership coaching sessions.
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DON BISSON 2018

Conference: A Prophet for Our Times

Thomas Merton's writings and statements left a prophetic vision for our time. His words challenge us to confront racism, violence, shadows and war.

 

Come create a spiritual community to engage our world in the light of wisdom.

Sat-Sun January 13-14, 2018
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Daylong Workshops

 

Don Bisson returns to Mercy Center with two new workshops in January. A spiritual director, trainer, and supervisor of directors, Don is widely respected as a commentator on the intersection of spirituality and psychology.

Men's Issues in Spiritual Direction

Saturday January 6, 2018
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Dreamwork: A Spiritual Practice

Sunday January 7, 2018
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NEW! FREE ONLINE SERIES

Living Gratitude


A new, free, online series facilitated by writer and spiritual director Colette Lafia. 21 daily offerings, including reflection, prayer and journal prompts on Living Gratitude.

Enroll at any time—your series begins when you register.

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CENTER HIGHLIGHTS AND MEDIA

  MERCY CENTER VIDEO

 

  Take a video tour of Mercy Center Burlingame

  SPIRITUAL TALKS

 

  Listen to talks from Fr. Greg Mayers' retreats and zen sesshins.

  HANDO AUDIO LIBRARY

 

  Listen to talks by East-West program founder Fr. Thomas Hand, S.J.

 

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

 

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Mercy Center provides a place where women and men can become more attentive to the presence of the Divine in their lives and in the world, and then respond more fully in care of the Earth and service to others – especially the poor and the vulnerable. Program fees don't cover our costs. Add your support through our secure donation website.

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