Thanksgiving: The Prayer That Transforms Living: October 5 – 7, 2018

The more grateful we become, the deeper and faster we get healed.  In a healthy marriage when talking about one’s spouse, positive comments will outnumber negative comments five to one.  How much we spontaneously give thanks is not only the key to a healthy marriage but also to health of body (optimists live longer than … Read More!

Seven Day Directed Retreat – August 25 – 31, 2018

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!

Qigong & Daoist Retreat:  November 8-11, 2018

Welcome to the first Canadian annual Qigong and Daoist retreat of the American based Qigong & Daoist Training Center, Sebastopol, California, USA. Teacher: Shifu Michael Rinaldini  This intensive 3-day retreat will be held at the Galilee Centre in Arnprior, Ontario, near Ottawa on the Ottawa River. The Galilee Centre is a holistic, multi-faith spiritual life … Read More!

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!

Holy Week – An Imaginative Immersion – March 26-29, 2018

Enter into the Passion and Resurrection of our Lord through the images of Saint John’s Gospel, the thoughts of Japanese novelist Shusaku Endo, the music of Estonian composer Arvo Part and the life of Brother Roger of Taize. March 26th  (9:30 am) – March 29th (11 am) Cost:  Private $450, Double $390, Commuter $280 Facilitator:  … Read More!