Mercy Center

for healing the whole person

      Our Campus

The Mercy Center, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 not for profit organization founded by Rev. William Jarema in 1988, a priest with the Archdiocese of Kingston, Jamaica . We are located in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. Our guests come from around the world and share with us their unique and particular cultural heritage through their stories, food/recipes and life experiences.

The Mercy Center for Healing the Whole Person is dedicated to an eclectic and whole-person approach to healing and wholeness and prides itself on the intimate dialogue maintained between the physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual and social dynamics of each person who come to seek personal healing and well-being. Each member of our staff is trained in one or more areas of expertise. These may include Spiritual Direction, Inner Healing, Pastoral Counseling, Body/Breath Work, Massage Therapy, Art Therapy, Somatic Assessment, Dreams and Archetypes, Healing the Mother/Father Wound, Conscious Celibacy, The Genogram, Anger-Anxiety-Fear Management, Grief Resolution and Ritual Grieving, Trauma Resolution due to Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Abuse.

Our community life evolves around shared prayer, Eucharist, meals, outings to local sites throughout the state of Colorado, reading, study time, small group sharing, class time and various retreat experiences.

Our way of life reflects our dedication to healing the whole person.

Mercy Center

Mercy Center is nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak is unlike any other. The Mercy Center was established in 1988 by Fr. William Jarema, a priest from the Archdiocese of Kingston, Jamaica and the community of Society of Missionaries of Mercy, who seek to live a spirituality of mercy and become generous distributors of mercy. We hope to share the gifts of healing, wholeness and well being with others. We invite you into our home, hoping to make it your home while you experience God’s grace in your life’s journey. Mercy Center offers private rooms, community meals, prayer and quality of time for personal and communal recreation.

St Joseph's Guest House- 4 bedroom suites, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, exercise room, wireless internet service, & 2 TV Rooms, Recreation Room with pool table, outdoor hot-tub. Our 200+ video library.

The Mercy Center – Main Facility includes 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, offices & classrooms, 2 restrooms, Art Studio, and TV Room, wireless internet service. St. Francis Courtyard and Flower Garden with Meditation Labyrinth and St. Clare Hermitage.

St. Bridget’s Guest House - 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 1 TV rooms, wireless internet service. 

Mercy Center

520 West Buena Ventura St

Colorado Springs, CO 80907


FAX 719.633.1031

Pope John Paul II Center - Chapel of the Exalted Cross & Dining Room

Prayer House for private prayer time and solitude

Our Campus is a Non-smoking campus and facilities.

Meals are wholesome with an emphasis on nutrition and health care. Breakfast is pick-up, lunch and dinner is served buffet.

The Mercy Center is just 10-minutes from downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. We are just 5 minutes walking to the Sonderman Park - a 100 acre natural park. The Mercy Center is centrally located so that short tours to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world are just minutes away.

Mercy Center Inc

520 West Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907