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

 

MICHAEL FISH RETREAT RSVP CLOSED
Michael Fish Contemplative Retreat

Entering the Cave of the Heart III

A Journey with the Divine
with Fr. Michael Fish, OSB Cam

July 25-28, 2019

Pre-registration for this retreat has now closed. Those on the RSVP list will receive a reconfirmation message.

 

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NEW AND COMING SOON
Exploring Sacred Paths
Exploring Sacred Paths: 40 Days
March 4 - April 30 at Mercy Center Art Gallery. A Lenten journey of self-discovery with original paintings by Sally K. Green.
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Triduum Retreat
Triduum Retreat
April 17-21, 2019. We can accomodate one or more nights' stay at Mercy Center, all meals included. Optional spiritual direction sessions with Sr. Peg Maloney, RSM are available with your advance reservation.

Contact us at 650.340.7474 to reserve.

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Holy Week Schedule
Prayer and Liturgy
Last week of Lent and the Triduum, Monday April 15 - Saturday April 20 at Mercy Chapel. No mass at Mercy Chapel on Easter Sunday.
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Centering Prayer Intensive
Centering Prayer Intensive
Catherine Regan & Joy Andrews Hayter
May 19-25, 2019, Sun 6 pm - Sat 10 am

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Zen Sesshin with Father Greg Mayers
East-West Zen Sesshin
with Fr. Greg Mayers Roshi. June 9-14, 2019
Sunday 6:00 pm to Friday noon (lunch)

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Ignatian Silent Retreat
Ignatian Silent Retreat
Marilyn Granucci, Bernadette Hart RSM
Sharon Chiarucci & Fr. Thomas James Kenny SJ
June 9-15, 2019, Sun 6 pm - Sat 12 noon

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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! December 2018 year-end retreat talks.
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

 

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