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.

To view our google calendar with upcoming events and programs click here.

Weekly Quote

"It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are."

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

News & Featured

Unique Artisanal Carvings From The Royal Oak

The Galilee Centre’s Royal Oak tree was planted in 1860 by the then 19-year old Prince Edward of Wales (who later grew up to become Edward VII) during a stop on his tour through Canada. Recently, a large limb fell from this historic tree and was broken into several pieces. To ensure that these fallen … Read More!


Orders Closed – Tourtiere at Galilee Centre

We are no longer taking any more orders for tourtiere this year. Thank you to all those who ordered – you will be notified when your order is ready for pick-up. This Christmas season, Galilee Centre is offering up our famous Tourtiere for you to order and enjoy at home. The Tourtiere will be skillfully … Read More!


Christmas Luncheon – December 18, 2018

Book early …this one will fill up fast! Turkey Vegetable Soup, Crusty Rolls Traditional Tourtière Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Gravy Peas & Mushrooms Hot Fudge Pudding Cake with Ice Cream   Galilee Centre, 398 John St. N., Arnprior Arrival Time: Between 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Cost: $18 Call 613-623-4242 Ext: 21 for Reservations


Solstice Run/Walk – Thursday December 20, 6 pm

5 or 2.5 km Fun Walk or Run December 20th 2018 @ 6:00 pm Start at Galilee Centre 398 John Street North   Celebrate the longest night of the year by dressing up in Christmas Lights and your best Solstice Costume and walk or run the streets of Arnprior! Entry Fee – $15 per participant … Read More!


Toonie Talks – Understanding Issues with alcohol, problem gambling, drugs and medication misuse

Understanding Issues with Alcohol, Problem Gambling, Drugs and Medication Misuse Thursday January 10, 2019 Many older adults face challenges related to alcohol, drugs and gambling. This session will explore will help you understand why people use substances and/or gamble, what harm reduction is, how addiction is different for older adults and what services are available … Read More!


Friends of Galilee – Bursary

“Friends of Galilee, a volunteer support group, has limited funds available to assist individuals in covering the costs of programs offered by Galilee Centre. Please contact: Edith Boucher: Tel: 613-622-5625 or Guy and Marian Brethour: Tel: 613-270-9019 or Email: brethour@bell.net for more information.