Contemplative Practices

Mercy by the Sea offers numerous contemplative programs and retreats. Some, such as Centering Prayer, Mindfulness and Labyrinth Walks are held weekly and/or monthly.  Directed and themed retreats, most of which are held in silence, are scheduled throughout the year.

All focus on deepening our awareness of the Sacred, both within and without.

Program Dates Times Instructor Cost
Day of Mindfulness 8/25
  • Sa  9:30am-3:30pm
Silbert $50.00
Day of Mindfulness 12/1
  • Sa  9:30am-3:30pm
Allen
Silbert
$50.00
Day of Mindfulness 7/21
  • Sa  9:30am-3:30pm
Silbert $50.00
Day of Mindfulness 10/27
  • Sa  9:30am-3:30pm
Silbert $50.00
Full Moon Labyrinth Walk 8/26
  • Su  8-9pm
McGovern, RSM $0.00
Full Moon Labyrinth Walk 10/24
  • We  6:15-7:15pm
McGovern, RSM $0.00
Full Moon Labyrinth Walk 9/25
  • Tu  6:45-7:45pm
McGovern, RSM $0.00
Full Moon Labyrinth Walk 7/27
  • Fr  8-9pm
McGovern, RSM $0.00
Journey Into Stillness: A Contemplative Weekend 7/20 - 7/22
Rusowicz
Simpkinson
$300.00
Program is Full
Practices for Peace Within Ourselves and With Others 9/14 - 9/16
Silbert
Silbert
$350.00
Practicing Peace 9/8
  • Sa  1-5pm
Silbert $0.00
Song and Silence: Canto Divina and Centering Prayer 10/6
  • Sa  9:30am-4:30pm
Norris
Pendola
$65.00
Zen Spirit, Christian Spirit: An Interfaith Zen Retreat 8/19 - 8/25
$665.00