Mercy Center

NEW YEAR'S SILENT RETREAT

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EAST-WEST MEDITATION

New Year's Silent Retreat
with Fr. Greg Mayers, C.Ss.R

 

December 27, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Wednesday 6:00 pm (dinner) to
Monday after breakfast

 

$490 Overnight / $425 Commuter

 

This retreat will provide the opportunity to enter deeply into a meditation experience of silence, reflection, and self-discovery. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome!

 

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EXPERIENCE

  •  Private interviews with the Retreat Teacher
  •  Instruction in meditative techniques
  •  Meditation while sitting
  •  Mindful walking meditation

 

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RETREAT LEADER

 

Fr. Gregory Mayers, C.Ss.R, a Redemptorist priest, began Zen koan studies in the late 1970s. He is an Associate Roshi of the SanbĂ´-Zen Society, Kamakura, Japan.

In 2010, Fr. Greg received full transmission as an Authentic Zen Master with the honorific title of Roshi from his teacher, Willigis Jaeger, founder of the Empty Cloud Zen Lineage in Germany.

Fr. Greg has taught both Zen and Christian Mystical prayer in retreats around the United States. He is the award-winning author of Listen to the Desert: The Secrets of Spiritual Maturity in the Desert Fathers and Mothers. He directs the East-West Meditation program at Mercy Center and is the resident teacher.

 

 

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SCHEDULE

 

Print Read and print East-West retreat orientation
   
Print Read and print New Year's retreat schedule

 

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RESOURCES

 

Listen to spiritual talks by Fr. Greg Mayers

 

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ROOM AND MEALS

Overnight registration includes:

  •  Single bedrooms; dormitory-style bathrooms; kitchenette on each floor
  •  Locally-sourced fresh produce, soups, salad, vegetarian and meat entrees
  •  Guests are welcome to bring foods to supplement our meal service
  •  We cannot provide all-vegan or special dietary menus
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REGISTRATION

Please read all of the following information:

  •  We accept MasterCard and Visa, USA and Canada only
  •  Please select either Overnight or Commuter registration
  •  Mercy Sisters and Associates select the RSM-BurlAssoc rate
  •  An account is optional—credit card data is not stored

Overseas Residents: Please do not register online. Email mc@mercywmw.org to register.

Or call (650) 340-7454 for further information.

 

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CANCELLATION

Please read our cancellation and refund policy.