Opportunities for directed, guided, silent, and private retreats are provided throughout the year.


  • Guided Group Retreats – the retreat director will offer daily spiritual input to a group, with individual direction/companioning available if it is desired.

  • Reflection Days (Groups) - We organize a tailored retreat day for your group (work/school/ parish) for a group of 5 persons or more incl. input from presenter, morning tea and light lunch from 10am-2pm.


  • Guided Individual Retreats (also known as Directed Retreats) – a daily meeting with a director/companion provides personal guidance in prayer and in one’s individual experience of God.


  • Private Retreats and Time Out – Mercy Spirituality Centre is available to those wishing to take a few days (two – six days) quiet space for refreshment and prayer at a time suitable to them. Spiritual direction is available by arrangement if you so wish. We welcome your inquiry.


  • Quiet Reflection Days – For those who would like to take time out to reflect, pray, read or just be in creation for a day, Mercy Spirituality Centre offers quiet rooms and peaceful surroundings for $20 per day or $30 if you wish to use the bed. Please bring your own lunch, beverages provided.


If you would like to know more, email us or call the office.

Te Ngakau Waiora Mercy Spirituality Centre is a work of Nga Whaea Atawhai Sisters of Mercy Aotearoa New Zealand.

Te Ngakau Waiora Mercy Spirituality Centre
104 The Drive, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
00 64 (0) 9 638 6238