Retreats

"Come away, come pause awhile in the silence of community prayer, in the silence of nature, in the silence of the heart."

COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to the pandemic, some of the venues we use to host retreats are closed. Some retreat offerings are on hold until further notice.

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Pilgrim's Way Series

INTRODUCTION TO CENTERING PRAYER

Learn and immerse yourself in the practice of Centering Prayer – a one day workshop in a retreat setting at a parish in Ottawa.

Dates to be announced.

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Guided Silent Retreat Days

Each day includes a Teaching on a theme, two periods of Centering Prayer, time for individual and group reflection. A labyrinth is often available for walking meditation. Retreats are held at a parish in Ottawa.

Dates & themes to be announced.

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Advent Retreat

NOVEMBER 27-29th, 2020

A two day immersion into silence. Held at the Galilee Centre in Arnprior, 40 minutes West of Ottawa.

Dates to be announced.

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Lenten Retreat

MARCH 18-20, 2021

A two day immersion into silence. Held at the Galilee Centre in Arnprior, 40 minutes West of Ottawa.

Contact Susan by email or by phone at (613) 725-9878 for more information.

View the full schedule.

"In silence and solitude you will come to meet the beloved of your heart. For Silence is power, the power of the Divine Lover blessing and transforming you. Seek always the Eternal Flame ever shining in your heart, and let yourself be nourished and refreshed in the Silence."

Psalms for Praying, Nan Merrill