Retreat Centers

"In silence and quiet, the devout soul becomes familiar with God."--Catherine McAuley

The Sisters of Mercy sponsor retreat and spiritual centers across the United States and in some Central American countries.  These places of quiet and prayer offer space and the opportunity to withdraw from the busyness of life to reflect on and deepen one’s personal relationship with God. Many are located in rural or pastoral settings where nature can be enjoyed in any season.

Programs include days of reflection focused on specific themes, longer periods of time for directed or private retreats featuring formal presenters, and weekends or workshops on a broad range of topics. These offerings may focus on the season, or on a particular human experience such as grieving or preparation for acceptance of a change in one's life.

Read more about how our sisters can assist in walking with your on your spiritual journey on our Spiritual Direction page

Our Retreat Center Locations

S/C = Sponsored or Co-Sponsored

  • Casa McAuley
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    Gaspar Campos 881
    Bella Vista, Buenos Aires 1661
    54 114 666 2561
    yaveran5@yahoo.com.ar

  • Cranaleith Spiritual Center
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    13475 Proctor Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    S/C: Mid-Atlantic
    Contemplative space for all seeking wholeness and transformation for themselves and society

  • Knowles Mercy Spirituality Center
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    2304 Campanile Road
    Waterloo, NE 68069
    S/C: West Midwest
    Retreat and spirituality center offering retreats, programs, spiritual direction and a nurturing presence.

  • Mercy Center at Madison
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    167 Neck Road
    Madison, CT 06443
    S/C: Northeast
    Nestled on the beautiful shoreline of Long Island Sound welcomes all who seek to enhance the quality of life in a changing world. Offers retreats, sabbaticals, enrichment programs and conferences.

  • Mercy Center Auburn
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    535 Sacramento Street
    Auburn, CA 95603
    S/C: West Midwest
    Offers hospitality with a special mindfulness toward providing quiet and solitude to individuals, groups, religious organizations of diverse faiths and non-profit organizations.

  • Mercy Center Burlingame
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    2300 Adeline Drive
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    S/C: West Midwest
    Offers 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 conferences and events.

  • Mercy Conference and Retreat Center
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    2039 N. Geyer Road
    St. Louis, MO 63131
    S/C: South Central
    Provides a tranquil environment of hospitality and healing in the Mercy tradition. Groups and individuals of all faiths can engage in prayer, reflection and dialogue.

  • Mercy Prayer Center
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    65 Highland Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14620
    S/C: New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West
    Services include spiritual direction, days of reflection, weeklong retreats, faith-sharing groups, the Spirtual Exercises of St. Ignatius and retreats. Founded in 1978.

  • Mount St. Mary House of Prayer
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    1651 US Highway 22
    Watchung, NJ 07069
    S/C: Mid-Atlantic
    Spiritual center for persons of all faiths, offering retreats, spiritual direction and a variety of programs and opportunities for holistic growth.

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercy Center
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    PO Box 1729, Hutson Street
    Belize City
    Belize
    S/C: Caribbean, Central America, South America
    Retreats, workshops and spiritual companioning.

  • Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center
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    1250 Tiffin Street
    Fremont, OH 43420
    S/C: South Central
    Offers a space for all seeking a deeper relationship with God, self, others and all creation.

  • The Spirituality Ministry at Mercy Convent
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    2629 Pennington Bend Road
    Nashville, TN 37214
    S/C: South Central
    Offers a place for individuals and groups of all faiths to deepen their relationships with God, others and self.

  • Well of Mercy
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    181 Mercy Lane
    Hamptonville, NC 27020
    S/C: South Central
    Quiet sanctuary for adults seeking right relationship with self, others, God and creation.