Workshops & Events

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


Little Design Communities Rebirthing – July 2-11, 2018

The Eucharistic Letter Revisited – The rhythm of each day flows in the creativity of Spirit-movement: Mornings:  we gather for 20 minutes of contemplative prayer followed by a couple hours of interactive teaching on The Eucharistic Letter. Afternoons: enjoy a few hours of personal time for rest, further study, leisure, or exploring the charming historic … Read More!

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Monthly Eucharist – July 15, 2018

The monthly Eucharist is held the third Saturday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Galilee Chapel, Fr. Richard Kelly, OMI or Fr. Roy Boucher, OMI will preside.  Everyone is welcome!  

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Guided Contemplative Retreat – August 13-17, 2018

This 5 day retreat is ideal for someone seeking an extended period of time to be away from their usual routines and responsibilities to reflect on and deepen their relationship with god and self.  Simply, be still, be listening and be loving. Treat your self to the experience of ‘community’ in an unstructured atmosphere of … Read More!

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Walk A New Path – August 17-19, 2018

The healing of life’s hurts, and the hope of reconciliation in relationships seems to be an elusive dream to so many in today’s world. Yet nothing is more rewarding in life than precisely that. This prayerful and thought-provoking retreat, based on Bishop Lavoie’s book, Walk A New Path, will offer practical suggestions and skills leading … Read More!

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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!

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Building A Culture Of Encounter: Prayer On And With The Land – September 7 – 8, 2018

A full day of prayer on the Kateri Land (Natagaama), integrating Catholic and Indigenous ceremony, celebrating the presence and action of the Creator in all of Creation. The Kateri Native Ministries will be facilitating this event. Date: September 7 (7 pm) – September 8 (6 pm)

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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!

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Nurturing Christ-Presence with God’s Good Earth and Cosmos – October 28 – November 2, 2018

God’s good earth and consciousness continues to evolve around us and within us in an ongoing process sometimes called cosmogenesis.  This contemplative retreat encourages nurturing love for our sacred Earth community, greening our minds, hearts and Spirit for love of the present and that yet to come. Sister Maureen Wild, SC & Gerry Kelly will be … Read More!

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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!

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Retreat for Healing after Abortion for Women & Men – November 9-11, 2018

This confidential retreat is a beautiful opportunity for any person who has struggled with the emotional or spiritual pain of abortion. The weekend is a chance to get away from daily pressures to focus on the buried emotions of the past in light of present symptoms and to begin healing through a supportive trauma sensitive … Read More!

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Contemplative Prayer: Advent Centering Prayer Silent Retreat – December 10-12, 2018

Dec 10 – 12, 2018 A two-day immersion into silent waiting on the approaching Emmanuel led by Contemplative Outreach of Eastern Ontario. Susan Kehoe will be facilitating this program. Cost: $350 Cdn Arrive Monday, December 10. Depart on Wednesday December 12. Registration deposit – $75, remainder of fee ($275) due upon arrival.  

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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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