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Featured Programs

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Angels in the Dark: Meet Your Inner Healer with Meditation and Paint with George Herrick Learn More
Friday, Aug. 26 - Sunday, Aug. 28 Reclaiming Our Humanity: Being Fierce and Tender in Our Call to Love with Mark Nepo Learn More
Saturday, September 10, 2022 Into the Mess: Finding Christ in Hard Places. A Virtual Program with Debie Thomas Learn More
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Art and Spirituality of the New Testament: Exploring Betrayal, Mercy and Forgiveness with Sr. Peggy Murphy, O.P. Learn More
Sunday, September 25, 2-5 p.m. Mercy by the Sea Golden Jubilee: Join us in celebrating 50 years of Mercy’s ministry Learn More
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Mindfulness in Nature: Seeking Connection With Earth and Being with Regan Stacey Learn More
Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2 Living Into the Spiritual Invitations of the Second Half of Life with Joan Linley, Leslie Reed Shields and Rev. Sandy Koppmann Learn More
Friday, October 14 - Sunday, October 16 Harvesting Grace: An Eco-Spirituality Contemplative Retreat with Claire Rusowicz and Anne Simpkinson Learn More
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Angels in the Dark: Meet Your Inner Healer With Meditation and Paint with George Herrick Learn More
Wednesdays October 19, November 16 and December 14 The Julian Circle with Rev. Dr. Mark S. Burrows 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. 

Mercy by the Sea also has meeting rooms and overnight accommodations for groups that wish to gather for team building, inner work or professional development.

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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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... [T]he Lord plays and diverts Himself in the garden of His creation, and if we could let go of our own obsession with what we think is the meaning of it all, we might be able to hear His call and follow Him in His mysterious, cosmic dance.

Thomas Merton monk, author, social activist

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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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