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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August 27, 2015

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July 27, 2015

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July 27, 2015

Sixth Annual Sunset Serenade Set for September 6 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»

September 6, 2015-September 6, 2015

Sixth Annual Sunset Serenade Learn More»

October 16, 2015-October 22, 2015

The Gift of Life: Death & Dying, Life & Living – On the Christian Contemplative Journey - Extended Learn More»

October 16, 2015-October 18, 2015

The Gift of Life: Death & Dying, Life & Living – On the Christian Contemplative Journey - Abbreviated Learn More»