Mercy Center Burlingame California

Mercy Center Burlingame


Mercy Center Burlingame is an internationally known conference and retreat center sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, located on a 40-acre site 15 miles south of San Francisco, California. Mercy Center provides a peaceful and holistic environment for women and men of diverse faiths and backgrounds to nourish their spiritual and professional lives, and a convenient location for nonprofit organizations to hold conferences and events. Call us at (650) 340-7474. Upcoming Retreats.

Conference Services

We host overnight conferences and daylong meetings for nonprofits. Call 650.340.7405. Learn more


Mercy Center Burlingame is a leader in spiritual formation programs and retreats.
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Private Retreats      Retreat Calendar
New! Day Retreats  Call 650.340.7474
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Books and Gifts
Fr. Greg Mayers Talks
Mercy Center Videos



Deep Living 2015 April 24-26. Registration closed. 650.340.7474 for waiting list.

Centering Prayer Retreat with Ruah Bull and Catherine Regan May 17-23

Women in Transition Our very popular daylong event returns May 22

Life in Full Bloom A Creativity retreat with Elizabeth Murray May 29-31

Spiritual Life A special event with Lllewellyn Vaughan-Lee June 13

Retiros en español del 2015 Leer e imprimir los retiros en español.

New! Commuter Retreat June 16-19. Plan a break in your busy schedule.

New! Day Retreats Unplug and unwind... schedule a 'day away' at Mercy Center.




View the complete 2015 calendar




Updated! Short programs calendar


Mercy Center Burlingame    Pioneers in Centering Prayer and Spiritual Direction Formation


Mission Statement

Mercy Center provides a place where women and men can become more attentive to the presence of the Divine in their lives and in the world, and then respond more fully in care of the Earth and service to others – especially the poor and the vulnerable.


Spiritual Direction Programs

Learn more about Sacred Journey, Art & Practice and summer internships.


Centering Prayer Programs

Learn more about Centering Prayer retreats and Spring and Fall introductory series.


Personal Spiritual Director

Find a personal Spiritual Director. Mercy Center trained staff can help.


Body Therapy

Connect with providers. Book a healing touch or massage session.


Mercy Center Articles and Profiles

Read this new article by Liz Dossa "The Intersection between Gladness and Hunger"


More articles about Mercy Center


Monthly Art Exhibit

The current art exhibit features works celebrating the liturgical season by Sr. Celese Marie Nuttman.


Chapel Services

Memorial celebration services can be held in Mercy Chapel. Contact us for assistance.


Taizé App for Android and iPhone

Android and iPhone free Mercy Taizé apps are now available.


Mercy Center Burlingame on Facebook

Friend us on Facebook. Share our Facebook postings with friends, so they can stay up to date on our programs and retreats.


Donate to Mercy Center Burlingame

Your donations support our ministry. Make a financial contribution through our secure donation website. Click the Donate Now link. On the Designation list, select Mercy Center - Burlingame California.

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