Testimonials

Hear what our guests are saying…


Susan

A great place to come for a retreat. Thanks for taking care of such a lovely building. I will have to come back and visit in the Summertime and explore the grounds. I have been told that they are really nice. Thank you!Susan – Ontario

Sandy

Lovely environment, feel very fortunate to spend quality reflective time in this sacred space. Sandy – Haliburton, Ontario

Claire

Thank you for the delicious and healthy food you prepared. It was a blessing for me to have gluten free everything – even dessert! God bless you! Claire – Ontario

Melanie

I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to be in the presence of such a magical and blessed place. Thank you for having me, I hope I can return again Melanie – Ontario

Anonymous

Blessings for a wonderful retreat. In appreciation of all your efforts for our well being. Anonymous – Ontario

Anonymous

The room is simple and comfortable, the grounds and the old house are beautiful right next to the Ottawa River. This retreat was a privilege to discover this place, thank you! Anonymous – Ontario

Rachel

The Centre and grounds are conducive to a truly serene experience of peace and wellness. The trees and paths are majestic and one feels like in an enchanted forest. Rachel – Ontario

Virginia

I have been on a lot of retreats in California and the beauty of your grounds were breathtaking. I hope to see it in other seasons also! Virginia – Ontario

Anne

A great place to come for a retreat. Thanks for taking care of such a lovely building. I will have to come back and visit in the Summertime and explore the grounds. I have been told that they are really nice. Thank you! Anne – Ontario

Mark

Always, a restful place for a retreat Mark – Ontario

Danielle

Great, peaceful place! Danielle – Ontario

Lucie (Ste-Anne-de-Prescott, ON)

It’s obvious to me that this land has been dearly loved for centuries. Please tell your donors that a retreat centre like Galilee Centre is a necessity in our modern world.

Jerri (Victoria, BC)

I especially appreciate the care and careful planning of my special diet. I have never been fed so well! Bless you.

Darlene (Kanata, ON)

There is a little piece (peace) of heaven for me every time I come up. Tranquility.

Irene (Cornwall, ON)

I will be telling others about the Galilee Centre, spreading the word about the peace and relaxation I was able to enjoy here. Thank you!

Carole (Montreal QC)

What beautiful energy! Namaste.

Dudley (Belleville, ON)

I can’t express in words how much I enjoy your hospitality, wonderful accommodation, and especially the wonderful fellowship from staff and participants.

Diane (Gatineau, QC)

This trip around the Galilee Labyrinth is the most beautiful meditation experience I’ve ever lived. Thank you for allowing me to live that experience.

Marie (Ottawa, ON)

A beautiful, serene place.

Suzanne (Pembroke, ON)

It was an excellent program and very inclusive of RC and Protestants, e.g. at the common table.

Randall (Toronto, ON)

Maybe the best centre for retreat ever for me, and I’ve been to many over the years. Thank you so much.

Gordon, Psychologist (Ottawa, ON)

Galilee Centre is such a great opportunity to step out of the busy hectic pace of life and for a very reasonable cost, connect with the beautiful grounds – the river, the forest and recharge the mind and body.  The delicous meals and simple accommodations allow for solitude & reflection

Patricia (Russell, ON)

Galilee is like my second home – the staff are wonderful and have always made me feel ‘almost family’. The facilities are more than adequate and the food is fabulous. But, most importantly, Galilee is a thin place – where the space between God and self is virtually non existant. I feel closer to God … Read More!