Workshops & Events

Some programs fill up quickly while others may be cancelled due to insufficient registrations – Register Early!


Monthly Eucharist – August 19, 2017

The monthly Eucharist is held the third Saturday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Galilee Chapel, Fr. Richard Kelly, OMI or Fr. Roy Boucher, OMI will preside.  Everyone is welcome!  

Toonie Tennis – August 19, 2017

Tennis Clinic for all Ages: August 19th, 26th & September 2nd – 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 1:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Galilee Tennis Court. Donate what you can. Sign up at 613-623-4242 or info@galileecentre.com – Drop-ins welcome.

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 Meditation…Read more!

Directed Retreat – September 16-22, 2017

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…Read more!

How to Live With A Prickly Porcupine: Letting The Difficult Person Heal Us – November 10-12, 2017

Each of us often rub shoulders with a porcupine, a difficult person we wish lived in Antarctica:  the pessimist who believes every silver lining has a cloud, the passive aggressive (the dog who licks your hand before biting it), the depressive who depresses us, and the others that we thank God we are not married…Read more!