Workshops & Events

Some programs fill up quickly while others may be cancelled due to insufficient registrations – Register Early!

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Online Advance Care Planning: A Compassionate Ottawa Workshop – June 17th

Join us in this online workshop hosted by Louise Hanvey and Jack McCarthy of Compassionate Ottawa -powered by Zoom- where you will be invited into a conversation and facilitated group discussions about values, wishes and beliefs for personal health care. These conversations are an important part of advance care planning – which is a way … Read More!


Join Joe Gunn, Catholic author, teacher and activist and Executive Director of Centre Oblat in a conversation on Catholic social principles for a just recovery for our environment, society and economy. Much has been said during the current COVID-19 pandemic of the experience of our common vulnerability and our shared humanity. This crisis has also … Read More!

Christian Faith and Spirituality in an Evolving Universe – August 6-9, 2020

August 6-9, 2020 Scientific thought provides fresh openings to mysterious sacred depths of reality. Where do we encounter God in today’s world of quirks and quarks, chaos and creativity? How shall we pray alone and with others? Sister Donna Geernaert, SC will be facilitating this program. Cost: Single $425, Double $395, Commuter $345 CDN – $100 … Read More!

Make Me An Instrument of Your Peace – September 25-27, 2020

September 25-27, 2020 This healing retreat for the Season of Creation allows the Prayer of St. Francis to heal our wounds and transform us into peacemakers.  We need to find the inner and outer peace that characterized St. Francis dancing with his wounds to become instruments of peace with each other and our wounded world. … Read More!