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Come away awhile and rest


June 11-17, 2017
Sunday 6:00 pm to
Saturday 12:00 noon


$695 Overnight / $595 Commuter

Registration closes May 28, 2017

Come and join us for a week of silence in beautiful Mercy Center.

There will be daily reflections on Jesus' life, Eucharistic celebrations, individual direction sessions, and evening prayer offerings, including Taizé.

There will also be opportunities for rest, walking the labyrinth or trails, experiencing therapeutic massage or Healing Touch, and creative expression in the Art Room.




Read and print Mercy retreat orientation




Marilyn Granucci is a spiritual director with experience in directing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. She is currently the Spiritual Direction Resource person who assists people in finding spiritual directors through Mercy Center where she also facilitates days of prayer.

Joseph McHugh, S.J. is a Jesuit of the New England Province of the Society of Jesus and has been engaged in the in the ministry of spiritual direction for the past twenty years.

Bernadette Hart, RSM is a skilled teacher, spiritual director, and group leader with experience in elementary schools, parish work, hospital chaplaincy, assisting elders, and vocation ministry. At Mercy Center, Sr. Bernie sees people for spiritual direction, leads the Cancer Prayer Group, and assists with retreat events and programs.



Overnight registration includes:

  •  Single bedrooms; dormitory-style bathrooms; kitchenette on each floor
  •  Locally-sourced fresh produce, soups, salad, vegetarian and meat entrees
  •  Guests are welcome to bring foods to supplement our meal service
  •  We cannot provide all-vegan or special dietary menus


Please read all of the following information:

  •  We accept MasterCard and Visa, USA and Canada only
  •  Please select either Overnight or Commuter registration
  •  Mercy Sisters and Associates select the RSM-BurlAssoc rate
  •  Login/password not required—credit card data is not stored

Overseas Residents: Please do not register online. Email to register.

Or call (650) 340-7454 for registration information. For questions about the retreat, call Marilyn Granucci at 650-340-7416. Prior attendance at a Spiritual Exercises retreat is not required.



Please read our cancellation and refund policy.


The Grand Right and Left, Estelle Martin, RSM