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JULY 16 - 18 Angels in the Earth With George Herrick Learn More
JULY 28 - AUGUST 4 Summer Sabbath Retreat with Directors Mercy Associates Andrea Minelli and Carol Villagio Learn More
AUGUST 4 - 9 Zen Christian Spirit: An Interfaith Retreat with Roshi Robert E. Kennedy, SJ Learn More
AUGUST 16 - 18 You Don’t Have To Do It Alone: The Power of Friendship with Mark Nepo Learn More
SEPT 19, OCT 24, NOV 21 The Julian Circle Continues: An Evolving Virtual Program Series with Rev. Mark S. Burrows, Ph.D. Learn More
SEPTEMBER 20-23 Heart and Soul: A Contemplative Writing Retreat with Anne Simpkinson Learn More
SEPTEMBER 27 Mindful Compassion for Self, Others, and Earth with Regan Stacey Learn More
VARIOUS DATES 2024 Directed Retreats Learn More
SATURDAYS ON THE WEST LAWN (Weather Permitting) Tai Chi by the Sea with Dennis McCann Learn More

Welcome To Mercy By The Sea

Mercy by the Sea believes in the sacred nature of the individual and all of creation. Our programs, retreats and events encourage individuals to listen into and trust the still inner voice. From that place deep longings, creative imagination and fledgling efforts in service of a greater good can emerge, be nurtured and spread in the world.

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Plan Your Meeting

Mercy by the Sea's beautiful grounds; peaceful ambience; tasty, healthy meals; and variety of meeting rooms - accommodating groups as small as 10 individuals or as large as 100 or more - make the Center the perfect setting for your church, non-profit or organization's meeting.

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It sometimes seems to me that our days are poisoned with too many words. Words said and not meant. Words said and meant. Words divorced from feeling. Wounding words. ... I think we need more of the wordless in our lives. We need more stillness, more a sense of wonder, a feeling for the mystery of life. We need more love, more silence, more deep listening, more deep giving ...

Ben Okri author, Birds of Heaven

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Ways to GIve

You can support Mercy by the Sea in many different ways. Contributions of time, talent and financial donations are always welcome. Learn how you can help grow our programs and retreats, maintain our beautiful grounds and protect this sacred space.

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