Owned and staffed by the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada, who value wholistic spirituality inclusive of all peoples and all the earth. They approach ministry and programs from an ecological, inter-faith and justice-oriented stance. The Centre offers a quiet, relaxing environment in which to rest, reflect and be renewed in body and spirit.
In this day, with so many influences working against strong, healthy families, fathers, mothers and children need help and support in living the Gospel. This Madonna House retreat, called Cana Colony, provides a unique way for families to learn together how to incarnate the Gospel in daily life. Applications for reservations are sent out beginning in January for the coming summer. If you are interested in receiving an application, please contact:
An ecumenical retreat house in the Catholic tradition, Jericho House is a centre of Christian hospitality for all those seeking to deepen their relationship with themselves, others, creation and God. Nestled in a 14 acre Carolinian forest abutted by the Wainfleet wetlands and a five minute walk from Lake Erie, it is a unique retreat setting for peace and solitude.
In this place of peace, beauty and contemplative spirit, individuals and groups are encouraged to explore and restore the energies needed for personal and communal transformation.
Loyola House began its life as a Retreat House known as the Guelph Centre of Spirituality more than 40 years ago. Since then, it has developed an international reputation as a leader in Spiritual training and, in particular, the Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. They invite you to call them or visit to learn more about how they can help you achieve your personal and professional goals, enhance your life, your faith or your business.
The Madonna House Apostolate is a Catholic community of men, women, and priests, dedicated to loving and serving Jesus Christ in all aspects of everyday life. Men and women in good health, usually between the ages of 18–40, and sometimes from other countries and diverse cultural and racial backgrounds, go to Madonna House in Combermere to stay for varying lengths of time as guests, who volunteer to take part in the life of the community. There is a balance of work, prayer, study and recreation.
Manresa offers three kinds of spiritual renewal programs, all in the Ignatian tradition of desiring, seeking and finding God in the reality of our daily lives. It sits on 21 beautiful acres of land featuring open fields, cultivated gardens and forest areas that foster reflection and renewal.
Nestled amid pastures and woodlands, Marylake Augustinian Retreat Centre offers an atmosphere in which one can become attuned to God's creation and alert to God's Word. The presence of a praying community of Augustinian friars provides a setting conducive to peaceful reflection, while the attentive care of the Augustinian Sisters of Good Counsel gives quiet witness to the unity of fervent prayer and humble service.
Aims to be a place wherein people of all ages might experience the love and peace of Christ in the spirit of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi. The building and grounds are consecrated to God for the purpose of supporting Christian faith through prayer and practice.
Welcomes people of faith who seek spiritual growth and personal enrichment, they honour the individual and respect diversity. In the Carmelite spiritual tradition of hospitality they endeavor to provide a sacred space, enhanced by the beauties of creation, where one may encounter God. Surrounding the monastery are twelve acres of beautiful, spacious grounds creating a relaxed atmosphere for leisurely walks and private contemplation, all within walking distance of the Niagara Falls.
Surrounded by lush grounds and majestic trees, Queen of Apostles offers unique opportunities to grow in the presence of God with people who share similar beliefs and values. Whether it be for a few hours, a weekend, or longer, the Centre offers an environment and spiritual direction that energizes people with renewed inspiration and hope.
A ministry of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, Providence Spirituality Centre offers a variety of retreats and spirituality programs throughout the year. Their ministries of Spiritual Direction and Retreats, serve a wide ecumenical community. The Centre is a place where you can take time apart to rest, renew your spirit and reconnect in a meaningful way with God, the Source of all peace and joy.
Stillpoint House of Prayer is committed to enabling persons of all faiths to grow in relation to self, God, and others by offering a quiet space to "Come aside and rest awhile" (Mk 6:31). In a contemplative atmosphere, the availability of Spiritual Direction and the support of a praying community, Stillpoint nurtures life, growth, and healing to foster holistic well-being.
The St. Francis Centre for Religious Education reflects the Franciscan charism as it seeks to enhance the understanding of Catholic virtues and teachings. It encourages each to recognize thier sacred potential, borne of God and realized through Christian vision, acknowledging the path of Christ in the life of each individual.
Located in Gravenhurst, in Ontario's majestic Muskoka region, Teopoli is a spiritual fortress: a centre of pilgrimage and retreat founded by Passionist priest, Fr. Claudio Piccinini. Teopoli is a place of conversion and formation, which also welcomes young people to its centre every summer for the Teopoli Summer Experience, a Catholic summer camp for youth.
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