Events

SACRED GARDEN, DOORWAY OF THE SPIRIT

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. The retreat day, which runs from 9 am to 4 pm, will focus on the gateways or dispositions to God’s Spirit that open the doorway to God’s guidance found within ourselves and present in all creation. Facilitator: Sr. Linda Gregg, csj. Cost of $40 includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT: PRAYERS OF PENTECOST

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. Sr. Mary Rowell, csj, leads this retreat day in celebration of Pentecost with grateful reflections on the gifts of God for the people of God. In the ever-present Spirit, how are we called to be sacred presence in our world? Cost of $40 includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FAMILY DAY AT THE VILLA

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. A day of family fun and exploring nature, with practical workshops for children and adults, and prayerful reflection on ways in which we are called to live simply in light of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’. The day includes a picnic lunch. Facilitated by the Villa team and Mary Helen Moes. Freewill offering. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

DAY OF STILLNESS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. This unstructured day, from 9 am to 4 pm, offers opportunity for personal prayer, relaxation and connection with God’s creation. Cost of $30 includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PERSONAL/DIRECTED RETREAT

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. A time to “be still and know that I am God.” The retreatant participates in a daily rhythm of direction, prayer, reflection and rest to discover more deeply the God within. Cost is $560 (with direction extra). To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rosary Confraternity

Cap-de-la-Madeleine, QC. Fr. Pierre-Olivier Tremblay, OMI, rector of Canada's national Marian shrine of Our Lady of the Cape invites you to enrol in the Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary established in 1694. Please visit www.CatholicInCanada.com to enrol or phone Dennis & Angelina Girard at 888-501-1083. Enrolment is free.

Duc in Altum! Put out into the Deep!

Duc in Altum, a ministry of the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco, is a year`s journey for young adults with eight group encounters and a personalized one-on-one accompaniment. It offers a supportive group, prayerful environment, formative activities and presentations that focus on discerning any vocation in life. For more info and dates for four possible sites (Toronto, Ottawa, Kingston and Montreal), please contact www.ducinaltum.ca or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre

Roches Point, ON. A sacred space of peace and beauty on the east side of Lake Simcoe where individuals and groups are encouraged to explore and restore the energies for their personal and communal transformation. We offer our facilities and programs for community building, days of reflection, ecological awareness, faith development and retreats (directed, guided or private). A ministry of the Loretto Sisters of Canada. Info: www.lorettomaryholme.ca; Phone: (905) 476-4013;  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Association of Canada

Advances Christian religion by educating children and adults in the Anglican and Catholic traditions. Inspired by the principles of Montessori education, it provides an opportunity for children 3-12 years to fall in love with Jesus, the Good Shepherd, in a child-friendly space called “the atrium.” The association provides training courses, mentoring and workshop opportunities for adult catechists and catechetical formation trainers. For locations of atria and a course calendar, go to www.cgsac.ca.

MARIE ROSE PLACE

Windsor ON. Marie Rose Place, a ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary and the Basilian Fathers of Sandwich offers a range of day retreats, workshops, spiritual direction, and days of personal spiritual enrichment. Visit our website for a description of offerings: www.marieroseplace.com. Register by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (519) 253-1383.

HEALING AFTER ABORTION

Queensborough, ON. Project Rachel at St. Mary of Egypt Refuge helps women and men who are still hurting as a result of a past abortion experience to find healing, forgiveness and reconciliation. Project Rachel offers accompaniment, counselling, personal presence and support, and other services at any time they are needed by women or men. Retreats are offered at least twice yearly, generally in May and October. These provide a beautiful and secluded setting, personal and shared reflection, a compassionate, non-judgemental leadership team, and accompaniment through the steps of healing. Contact (in confidence) for more info: (416) 629-8264 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MONTHLY DAY OF PRAYER

Hamilton, ON. Sisters of Social Service, 11 Perthshire Court. Monthly day of prayer on fourth Friday of each month from September through May, 9 am to 3 pm. Please bring bag lunch. Sponsored by Sisters of Social Service. To register, call 905-388-3966 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Galilee Mission Centre

Arnprior, ON. Welcomes persons of all faiths to a quiet, prayerful spot by the Ottawa River. Galilee provides a chapel, conf. rooms, 37 guest rooms, nourishing meals, and spiritual direction (by request). Visit our website www.galileecentre.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive more info on our programs and retreats.


Stillpoint House of Prayer

Springtown, ON. The Sisters of St. Joseph welcome persons of all faiths to a quiet, prayerful spot by the Madawaska River. Located one hour from Ottawa, Stillpoint provides a chapel, library, 5 guest rooms with en suite baths, nourishing meals, and spiritual direction (by request). More info at www.stillpoint.ca, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (613) 432-2791.