Mercy Center

SUMMER SILENT RETREAT

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SUMMER MEDITATION INTENSIVE

An East-West Meditation Silent Retreat
with Fr. Greg Mayers, C.Ss.R

 

August 12-17, 2018
Sunday 6:00 pm (dinner) to
Friday 12:00 noon (lunch)

 

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

 

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

 

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EXPERIENCE

  •  silence, mindfulness, and community
  •  private interviews with the retreat teacher
  •  daily talks by Fr. Greg Roshi
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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 Sanbô-Kyôdan Religious Foundation in 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.

Father Greg has taught both Zen and Christian Mystical prayer in retreats around the United States and 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 AND RESOURCES

read and print the retreat orientation
  read and print the retreat schedule
  listen to spiritual talks by Fr. Greg Mayers
  watch new video talks by Fr. Greg Mayers
  learn more about the East-West program

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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

Registration for this retreat is now closed.

 

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CANCELLATION

Please read our cancellation and refund policy.