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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"May the sun bring you new energy by day, may the moon softly restore you by night. May the rain wash away your worries, may the breeze blow new strength into your being. May you walk gently through the world and know its beauty all the days of your life."
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Canada Day, Strawberry Social hosted by the friends of Galilee Enjoy Strawberry Shortcake (coffee & tea included) in the historic dining room or the screened in patio overlooking the Ottawa River. 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – $5 per person – pay at the door.
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……
BBQ Chicken Breasts, Baked Potatoes with Sour Cream & Chives, Caesar Salad, Crusty Rolls, Broccoli & Cauliflower Salad, Creamy Coleslaw, Stained Glass Squares. Reservations required: call 613-623-4242 ext 21 Cost: $18/pp
The Ten Paramis – the Path to Enlightenment, A Labour Day Weekend Meditation Retreat – September 1 – 4, 2017
The Ten Paramis is a classical Theravada Buddhist teaching. The Pali word “parami” translates roughly as “perfection”. Each parami is an aspect of character that can be developed and at the same time is something that supports the growth of deeper practice. The ten together describe a sequential path ot enlightenment.During the course of this Vipassana……