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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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Weekly Quote

"When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand."

Henri J. M. Nouwen

News & Featured

Luncheon – Thursday, June 8, 2017

Book Early…This date will fill up fast! Applewood Smoked Pork Loin, Baked Potatoes, with Sour Cream & Chives, Broccoli & Cauliflower Salad, Creamy Coleslaw, Crusty Rolls, Pineapple Upside Down Cake.  Reservations required:  call 613-623-4242 ext 21

Picture Yourself- Expressive Arts Workshop – June 16-18, 2017

Rooted in the tradition of Visio Divina, or praying with art, we invite you to explore your inner world through creative art and meditation.  Learn to look deeply.  Themes for image making will be linked to biblical passages, stories and art imagery.  Artistic abilities or experience are not required.   Meditation Facilitator:  Michelle Reis-Amores will…… Read more!

Summer Solstice Labyrinth Walk – June 21, 2017

Come celebrate “Standing Still Sun” on this longest day of light. – Labyrinth walk and refreshments $20. Join Path Adventures – Susan Kehoe, Grace Amirault and Debbie Camelin, Veriditas Facilitators for a Solstice Cceremony followed by a labyrinth walk on the Galilee Retreat Centre’s living labyrinth. Registration:  Call 613-623-4242 ext 21 or email info@galileecentre.com

Medical Assistance in Dying: Why the Catholic Church thinks the Way it Does – July 7-9, 2017

On June 17, 2016, the Government of Canada passed into law Bill C-14, approving medically assisted dying.  The Catholic Church affirms and believes that the deliberate taking of a human life goes against the dignity of the human person and the belief that all human life is sacred. But why does the Catholic Church take this…… Read more!