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

"Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbour is a spiritual one."

Nikolai Berdyaev

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!


Toonie Talks for Seniors: Dementia & Aging – October 17, 2018 – 8 am

8 am $2 per person Dementia and Aging Presented by Caitlin Brydges Dementia Society of Ottawa & Renfrew County An overview of the various forms of dementia, signs and symptoms, as well as the programs and services available to peopleliving with dementia, their families, friends and caregivers. Please RSVP at 613-623-4242 ext 21 or info@galileecentre.com … Read More!


Pub Night Fundraiser – Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 5 pm

Join us for an evening of fun and good food. Entertainment for the night will be live music provided by the Ottawa Valley’s Lauren Hall and the bar will be serviced by local Cartwright Springs Brewery from Pakenham. 5 – 9 pm $35 per person Bangers & Mash Steak & Mushroom Pie Irish Soda Bread Apricot Bread Pudding … Read More!


Lunch & Learn: Introduction to the Feldenkrais Method – October 31, November 5 & November 19, 2018

Introduction to the Feldenkrais® Method William Fehlner, GCFP $25 per session Wednesday, Oct. 31, 11:30 am – 2 pm – Self-care Monday Nov. 5, 11:30 am – 2 pm – Making connections Monday Nov. 19, 11:30 am – 2 pm – Seeing clearly The Feldenkrais Method is a form of body awareness that provides a … Read More!


Toonie Talks for Seniors: Seniors in the Workforce – November 7, 2018 – 8 am

8 am $2 per person Seniors in the Workforce Presented by Carole Felix, Workshop Facilitator & Dawn Hanley, Job Developer ontrac Employment Resource Services An examination of seniors in the workforce, the needs and challenges seniors face when they need to stay in the workforce orre-enter it in their later years, and the supports and … 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.