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 4-9, 2019
Sunday 6:00 pm (dinner) to
Friday 12:00 noon (lunch)

 

$575 Overnight / $475 Commuter

 

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, directs the East-West Meditation Program at Mercy Center and is the resident teacher. Fr. Greg began Zen koan studies in the late 1970s, and 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.

Fr. 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.

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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

Please read all of the following before making a registration payment:

  •  Online registrations are transacted on a secure web server
  •  An account is optional—your credit card data is not stored 
  •  We accept MasterCard and Visa only, USA and Canada
  •  Please select either Overnight or Commuter registration
  •  Mercy Sisters and Associates select RSM-BurlAssoc rate  

When you have entered your contact and billing information and are ready to complete the online transaction:

 

CLICK THE PROCESS ORDER BUTTON ONLY ONCE.

 

If there is an error message, or if you do not receive a confirmation email, please do not run the transaction again. Contact registration@mercywmw.org. We’ll confirm your registration and provide assistance if needed.

 

Overseas Residents: Please do not register online. Email registration@mercywmw.org. We will assist you in registering for this retreat.

Or call (650) 340-7474 for further information.

 

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CANCELLATION

Please read our cancellation and refund policy.