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
Welcoming the Wisdom of the Crone in Winter 11/16
  • Sa  9:30am-3:30pm
Blencowe $95.00
Advent Mondays 2019 with Melina Rudman 12/2
  • Mo  10am-1pm
Rudman $45.00
Day of Mindfulness 12/7
  • Sa  9:30am-3:30pm
Silbert $50.00
Advent Mondays 2019 with Melina Rudman 12/9
  • Mo  10am-1pm
Rudman $45.00
Full Moon Labyrinth Walk 12/12
  • Th  4:30-5:30pm
McGovern, RSM $0.00
Advent Mondays 2019 with Melina Rudman 12/16
  • Mo  10am-1pm
Rudman $45.00
Celtic Prayer Circle 12/19
  • Th  4-5pm
Discovering the “Pure Diamond” of Your True Self with Laurie Blefeld 1/12
  • Su  9:30am-3:30pm
Blefeld $65.00
A Cup in Hand - A Day of Contemplative Reflection with Gunilla Norris and Frank Pendola 1/18
  • Sa  9:30am-4:30pm