Welcome to St. Mary's Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development. Resting on 230 acres atop the Cumberland Plateau, St. Mary's Sewanee offers a sanctuary of natural beauty and quiet for rest, renewal and reconnection. St. Mary’s Sewanee is a place that caters to individual and group spiritual needs through a variety of personal retreats and group programs.
St. Mary’s Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development is dedicated to providing spiritual hospitality to persons of diverse religious and spiritual backgrounds, in a place of natural beauty, simplicity, silence, tranquility and warm spiritual rest through retreats, renewal and learning.
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May 25, 2013-May 25, 2013
One-Day Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop Learn More»
May 26, 2013-June 2, 2013
Eight-Day Intensive and Post-Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat Learn More»
June 6, 2013-June 6, 2013
Illumined Minds, Enlightened Hearts: Reading the Mystics with Rabbi Rami Learn More»