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. 
 

OUR MISSION

 
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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Reservations
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December 8, 2014

November eNews Read More»

November 18, 2014

October eNewsletter Read More»

November 3, 2014

Gordon Peerman Elected to St. Mary’s Sewanee Board Read More»

Reservations

Whether you are interested in one of our programs, coming for a personal retreat or bringing a group of people, we will accommodate your needs. Learn More»

December 30, 2014-January 1, 2015

A Practice of Compassion: A New Year's Mindfulness Retreat Learn More»

January 3, 2015-January 3, 2015

One-Day Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop Learn More»

January 4, 2015-January 11, 2015

Eight Day Intensive and Post-intensive Centering Prayer Retreat Learn More»