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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
clouds by day fire by night
In-Person Day of Reflection
ash wednesday
In-Person Service
mercy in action est
In-Person at House of Prayer and Online Session(s) via Zoom
dorothy day 2
In-Person Live Performance
the name by which i call myself
In-Person Evening of Reflection
In-Person and Online via Zoom Lenten Retreat *fully in Cantonese*
wisdom school
Online Teaching Retreat *application required to complete registration*
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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San Francisco Bay Area Retreat & Meditation Center


2300 Adeline Drive
Burlingame, California 94010

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