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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We offer private directed retreats and group retreats. Call 650.340.7474.
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Books and Gifts
Spiritual Talks
Teacher Videos


Upcoming Retreats and Programs

Last Week of Lent and Triduum - Schedule of liturgy for Holy Week

Reflections on Ash Wednesday - Our Lenten call is to Fast, Pray, Love.

Holy Week at Mercy Center - Schedule a private directed retreat April 14-20

Deep Living Retreat with Enneagram teacher Roxanne Howe-Murphy April 25-27

Centering Prayer Silent Retreat with Catherine Regan and Ruah Bull April 27-May 3


SUMMER OFFERINGS - Click here for a complete list of summer retreats and internships


Celtic Spirituality Retreat with Fr. Michael Fish May 19-25

Women in Transition Workshop with Liz Lawhead, M.A. May 30

Pentecost Retreat in Cantonese with Sr. Janet Chau, RSM May 31

Free Indeed! A Retreat for Men with Don Ferris June 5-8

Mysticism - Living Love's Oneness with Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee June 14

Renew & Refresh the Essentials of Spiritual Direction July 21-25


Mercy Center 2014 - 2015 Retreat Calendar



Mercy Center Burlingame    Pioneers in Centering Prayer and Spiritual Direction Formation



Spiritual Direction Programs

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



Finding a Spiritual Director

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



Centering Prayer Program

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



Mercy Center Articles and Profiles

Read an article about new landscaping at the Mercy Center labyrinth.


Read a profile of a Mercy Center volunteer, mural artist Marie Wagner.



Monthly Art Exhibit

The current art exhibit features paintings by Flo de Bretagne.



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.



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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