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Spiritual care for your soul: OUR MISSION

Mercy Center is a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, an order of Catholic women religious. Mercy Center was established in 1981 in Burlingame, California, as a retreat center and a conference center for religious and other nonprofit organizations.

Mercy Center provides opportunities for people to become more attentive to the presence of the Divine in their lives and in the world, and then respond with care for the Earth and service to others, especially people who are poor and vulnerable.

Private Retreats
In-Person Private Retreat
east-west new years retreat
In-Person Retreat
don bisson online retreat 2023
Online Retreat *silmutaneous Spanish translation available*
leaning into blessing
Online Retreat
mortality and immortality
In-Person Retreat
updated sp winter retreat
In-Person Retreat
In-Person Retreat
winter solstice
In-Person Retreat
East-West Meditation
Centering Prayer
Taize Cross
Prayer in the Style of Taizé
Cancer Prayer Group
Mary A Dillard Waterfall Close Jan 2022
Mary A. Dillard
Mercy Center Director​

Dear Friends of Mercy Center,

Our campus and labyrinth are now OPEN!

All Mercy Center Burlingame guests must have a reservation and supply evidence of vaccination.

Please call the office at 650-340-7474 from 9am-5pm PT. Our email is

Please sign up for our email list to be informed of upcoming programs and updates.

Blessings, Mary

Hosted Meetings and Retreats

Host your next retreat or meeting at Mercy Center.
We currently offer indoor meeting space, lodging, and meals for groups.
Call (650) 340-7474 for more information.


Practicing Presence

Join us for weekly East West Meditation and Centering Prayer


Mercy Center Burlingame


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Looking for a spiritual director? We’ll connect you with the right person. Mercy Center Burlingame is one of the major centers for the teaching of spiritual direction in the United States.

San Francisco Bay Area Retreat & Meditation Center


2300 Adeline Drive
Burlingame, California 94010

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