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KMSC Calendar

Retreats, Programs and Events

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Have Spirit - Will Travel

Retreats and programs available at your location or ours!

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.

Making Space for the Holy

An Advent Retreat Day


Advent Day of Reflection

A Time to Prepare for Christmas


Winter Stillness Retreat

A Weekend Designed for Reflection

Saturday, December 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee:  $40 includes continental breakfast and lunch
Add an overnight stay on Friday or Saturday evening for an additional $50
Advent is a time to reflect on how God seeks to be born in the world through us.  How open am I to allowing the Spirit to move in me and through me? How do I say 'yes' to God as Mary did? How can I make space for God? View Flyer
Facilitators:  Joan Howard and Jane King

Thursday, December 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
$40 includes continental breakfast and lunch
Spend the day with some of the specialness of Christmas by using Scripture. Take the time to reflect, be still and ponder God’s invitation to Mary, Joseph and You. Quiet waiting will be supplemented with input and sharing. View Flyer
Sister Colette Baldwin, RSM, a Sister of Mercy, has been a retreat and spiritual director since 1988. She currently serves in the Omaha area as well as working with Mercy Associates and with hospice. 

Friday, January 29 from 6 p.m. to Sunday, January 31 at noon
Fee: $195 includes private room and all meals

The busyness of Christmas is over! The New Year has begun! Take a deep breath and spend some time away for the weekend while the "Stillness of Winter" invites you to come deeper and to know your God and yourself. Time to listen, to create, to pray and to share in stillness will be a blessing to carry you through the New Year. Some spiritual direction will be available during the retreat. View Flyer
Facilitator: Sister Colette Baldwin, RSM


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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.

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