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Summer Listings - Programs / Retreats (2)

DATES: Summer 2019
DESCRIPTION: Mercy Center Burlingame is an internationally known conference and retreat center sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, located near San Francisco, California. We provide a peaceful environment for people of diverse faiths and backgrounds to nourish their spiritual and professional lives. This summer we are offering a Supervision Practicum for spiritual directors, a retreat by Fr. Michael Fish, and an Introductory Wisdom School retreat. Learn more about contemplative retreats and formation programs at:

PLACE: San Damiano Retreat , Danville, CA
DATES: Summer 2019
DESCRIPTION: 6/2-6/7: “To Be or Not To Be a Mystic: That is the Question” (Silent Retreat) with Sr. Ishpriya, RSCJ | 6/16-21: “Poetry and Scripture: Radical Hope” Women Religious Retreat with Sr. Patricia Bruno, OP | 7/22-27: 5-Day Silent Contemplative Retreat with Sr. Celeste Crine, OSF and Fr. Rusty Shaughnessy, OFM. San Damiano is nestled in the hills, 30 miles from San Francisco.  Explore our peaceful 55-acres of gardens, fountains, hiking trails, and views. We offer private retreats and space to host your own retreat. Visit: or call (925)837-9141.

PLACE: Santa Sabina Center, San Rafael, CA
DATES: August 7-11, 2019
DESCRIPTION: A five-day retreat with poet-philosopher Mark Nebo - “The One Life We’re Given: Finding the Wisdom that Waits in Your Heart.” Based on his recent book, this retreat will allow participants to consider how they might truly inhabit the one life they are given. Through story, poetry, journaling and dialogue, Mark will explore how hard work and authenticity ready us for meaning and grace. Wisdom indeed waits in one’s heart.