Simply Spirit

Annual Event

Simply SpiritSunday, September 20, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m. Join us for dinner, entertainment, and time to enjoy the grounds. For more information about this annual benefit for Knowles Mercy Center click on the following link SImply Spirit 2015.

Hopeful Living

in a Breathtaking Time - Our Call in the 21st Century

fountainSunday, September 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. Spend a Sunday afternoon with others sharing what is, what could be, and how the presence of the Sacred in our world sustains and furthers us. Group reflection and analysis lead by Sister Kathleen Erickson, RSM

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Heirloom Writing

Writing Your Life Story - A Day Retreat


Christian Literature

A Day Book Discussion


KMSC Calendar

Retreats, Programs, Events


Monday, September 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bring your laptop, ipad, paper and pen to this retreat on the process of compiling and writing your life story. The most endearing - and enduring - legacy you can leave your family is your story.


Christian Literature Interest Group...meets from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. once a month on a Wednesday. Read and discuss scripturally based novels and inspirational books. Click on book selections for a list of upcoming book titles.


COMING SOON! We are in the process of creating a calendar of upcoming retreats, programs, and events. Check this page in the near future for a link to our KMSC Calendar.

Hear from Friends

To hear from friends of Knowles Mercy Center about their experienes at the Center click on the following links:

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About Us

KMSC is a retreat center located near the bank of the Platte River just west of Omaha, Nebraska. A ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, we welcome people of diverse faiths and cultural backgrounds to share the comforts of our indoor space and the peaceful, prayerful environment of twenty-five acres of natural woodland beauty surrounding the Center.

Get In Touch

Directions and Map
Address: 2304 Campanile Rd,
Waterloo, NE 68069
Phone: 402.359.4288