Mercy Center

SUMMER SILENT RETREAT

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SPRING MEDITATION INTENSIVE

An East-West Meditation Silent Retreat
with Fr. Greg Mayers, C.Ss.R

 

March 25-30, 2018
Sunday 6:00 pm (dinner) to
Friday 12:00 noon (lunch)

 

$575 Overnight / $475 Commuter

 

Gather for six days of silence, mindfulness, self-discovery and community.

 

Retreat includes spiritual talks and private interviews with the teacher.

 

Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome!

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RETREAT LEADER

Fr. Gregory Mayers, C.Ss.R, a Redemptorist priest, directs the East-West Meditation Program at Mercy Center and is the resident teacher. He began Zen koan studies in the late 1970s, and is an Associate Roshi of the SanbĂ´-Zen Society based in Kamakura, Japan.

In 2010, Fr. Greg received full transmission as an Authentic Zen Master with the honorific title of Roshi from his teacher, Willigis Jaeger, founder of the Empty Cloud Zen Lineage in Germany.

Fr. Greg has taught both Zen and Christian Mystical prayer in retreats throughout the United States. He is the award-winning author of Listen to the Desert: The Secrets of Spiritual Maturity in the Desert Fathers and Mothers.

  Fr. Greg Mayers

 

RESOURCES

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Print   Read and print East-West retreat schedule
Print   Read and print East-West retreat orientation
listen   Spiritual talks by Fr. Greg Roshi

 

ROOM AND MEALS

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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

REGISTRATION

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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 RSM-BurlAssoc rate
  •  An account is optional—credit card data is not stored

Overseas Residents: Please do not register online. Email mc@mercywmw.org to register.

Or call (650) 340-7474 for further information.

 

CANCELLATION

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Please read our cancellation and refund policy.