Mercy Center Burlingame California



Mercy Center Burlingame is known worldwide for its pioneering work in spiritual direction, Taizé prayer and East-West meditation. Educational and spiritual conferences, retreats and training programs are offered year round on our beautiful, wooded campus.

Short Programs   |   Spiritual Direction   |   Centering Prayer   |   East-West Meditation

  Overview of our pioneering formation programs
  1-year certificate program in Christian contemplation
  2-year formation program in Spiritual Direction
  A program for experienced Spiritual Directors
  Our Centering Prayer program and retreats
  First Fridays, 8 pm in Mercy Chapel - all are welcome
  Long program format, meeting once a week
  Exploring Christian contemplation and Zen meditation
  Meeting quarterly to practice haiku writing
  Experienced staff connect you with a spiritual director
  Mindful therapies you can reserve on your retreat
  For those living with cancer and for their caregivers
  Bible presentations discussion from various faith traditions
  Retreats for men to develop their spirituality
  Scheduled prayer at Mercy Chapel
  A landscaped labyrinth for meditation and contemplation
  A new exhibit each month at Mercy Center Gallery
  Younger adults meet for Taizé and social service