Planning Life's Encore

A Retreat Day on Retirement

lakeA retreat with guest presenter Nancy Hemesath, MA, on Tuesday, September 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register now for this workshop that is ideal for those facing retirement and are asking the questions, "Now what?" Click on Life to learn more.

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Women's Spiritual Spa

Body, Mind, Spirit Weekend Retreat


Friday, August 7 at 4:00 p.m. through Sunday, August 9 at 12:00 p.m. Iincludes prayer, input, sharing, 1/2 hour massage and several surprises that are all about you and the journey. Come tired and leave relaxed. Learn more click on Spiritual Spa

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.

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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