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KMSC Calendar

Retreats, Programs and Events

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Health Integrity Workshop

Effective hands-on techniques for caregivers

Wednesday, October 28 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A caregiver coaching model for professionals commited to serving the whole person: body, mind, spirit. CEUs available. Learn more.

(your)Prayer & (your) Art

Play, Pray and Make Art


Book Groups

Groups meet during the day or in the evening


Have Spirit - Will Travel

Retreats and programs available at your location or ours!

Monday, November 2 from 8:30 a.m. to Tuesday, November 3 at 3 p.m. 

Fee: $145/includes all meals, private room, art supplies and spiritual direction.
Limited class size of 8, make your reservations now!
Come play, pray and make art.  All are cordially invited: all genders, ages, spiritualties, faith traditions.  No experience necessary – no art or prayer experience.  View Flyer

The Day Christian Literature 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. Upcoming books and more details.

Book It To Knowles gathers monthly on a Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., this book group is for those who want to broaden their horizons through fellowship, food and sharing good books. Upcoming books and more details.

Knowles Mercy Spirituality Center, dedicated to prayer, reflection and retreat work wishes to share its mission beyond the banks of the Platte River where we are located. Our retreat facilitators offer fine programs and reflective opportunities at the location of your choice. View flyer.

Hear from Friends

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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