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

"To understand Easter and live it we must renounce our dread of newness and of freedom"

Thomas Merton


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!

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Spirituality and Aging – Transitions and Transformation – April 18 – 19, 2018

A two-day prayerful reflection on the Loving presence of God in each one’s journey from doing to being.  The path of transformation of which Jesus spoke leads from a life of requirements and measuring up (whether to culture or to God) to a life of relationship with God.  It leads from a life of anxiety to … Read More!

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Mother’s Day Luncheon – May 15, 2018

Come join us on Tuesday, May 15th in our historic dining room for a Mother’s Day Luncheon.  Arrive anytime between 11:30 am and 12 noon. For reservations please call 613-623-4242 ext 21. Cost:  $18/pp. Menu will be released at a later date, we apologize for any inconvenience.

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Father’s Day Luncheon – June 14, 2018

Come join us on Thursday, June 14th in our historic dining room for a Father’s Day Luncheon.  Arrive anytime between 11:30 am and 12 noon. For reservations please call 613-623-4242 ext 21. Cost:  $18/pp. Menu: Home Style Vegetable Soup, Crusty Rolls, Apricot Glazed Ham, Old Fashioned Baked Beans, Scalloped Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables, Rhubarb Cake with … Read More!

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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.

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