Welcome to the Galilee Centre
Situated next to an old growth forest overlooking the Ottawa River, Galilee Centre is a welcoming holistic spiritual life centre that is an oasis of peace, care and comfort.
Sponsored by OMI Lacombe, our mission is to provide an environment, programs and services which nurture people’s personal and spiritual growth, enabling them to contribute to a healthier world.
We welcome both individual guests and groups.
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"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."
BuddhaPosted: June 29th, 2016
Join us for a Guided Tour of Galilee Centre at the monthly Breakfast N' Learn hosted by Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors At Home on Wednesday, July 27. Payment/Greetings 8:30 a.m., Breakfast 9:00 a.m., Guided Tour. The event is sponsored by Tierney Stauffer LLP., Arnprior....Learn more
Join us at Galilee Centre in either The Historic Dining Room or The Screened In Patio which overlooks the Ottawa River for a delicious slice of strawberry shortcake (coffee & tea included). This event is being hosted by the friends of Galilee on Canada Day, Friday, July 1st from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. $5 per person payable at the door....Learn more
Retreatant chooses number of days desired between August 3rd - 10th. A directed retreat is made in an environment of silence. You are accompanied by a spiritual director who meets with you each day, listens as you share your prayer experiences and then helps you reflect on them. These meetings, along with your own prayer, will facilitate your journey along the path God is revealing to you....Learn more
The Retreat PROCESS: presentations on the nature of spiritual discernment and the importance of discernment as the core of Christian spirituality; prayerful reflection on Scripture and on one's life Journey: and, sharing one's personal experience of God.
The Retreat GOAL: to grow in one's understanding of discernement as "a way of life"; to deepen awareness of God's Presence in all aspects of one's personal and communal faith journey; to assist in distinguishing between the movements that come from and are for God and those movements that are not: to help one seek the Lord in times of decision making; and, to nourish and foster personal and communal growth in holiness....Learn more