"Within you there is a stillness
and sanctuary to which you can retreat
at anytime and be yourself."
5-Day Silent Retreat
Sunday July 10 - Friday July 15
Arrival 11am, Lunch 12:30pm, Departure 11am
Retreatants are given the opportunity, if they wish,
to meet with a spiritual director who will help them
to notice where God is loving and drawing them
into greater love and freedom.
In the Company of Women
Sunday July 31 - Sunday August 7
Arrival 5-6pm, Gathering 6pm, Departure 11am
Experience the tranquil beauty of this sacred space
as you restore your energies. Come for 3-7 nights
and bring a friend or meet new friends. Private or shared accommodations with home-cooked meals. Guided prayer
and labyrinth walks offered.
June 21 - 6-8:30pm
We celebrate the longest day of sunlight and welcome the season of fullness and growth. Enjoy a potluck supper at 6pm, followed by a ritual and labyrinth walk at 7:30pm.
No registration necessary.
Open Garden Sundays
One Sunday a month, 4-6pm
June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11
Enjoy the peace and beauty of this sacred space as you walk the property admiring the gardens and woods. Visit each month and see the seasonal changes. Access to grounds only. No registration necessary.
Sunset Tai Chi
Sunday Summer Evenings, 8-9pm
in July & August
Join Tony Lin as he leads free Tai Chi sessions
on our west grounds, weather permitting.
Come breathe the fresh air as you stretch under the setting summer sun. No registration necessary.
For more details on any retreats and programs,
or to view our 2016 retreats and events, visit
or call 905-476-4013 to book your spot!
From the Archives...
This arbour was once covered with morning glories, beckoning guests to enter in and descend the steps leading to the lake... can you imagine the joy of strolling under all those blossoms?
New Deck Extension
on Fensom Cottage
Our guests can now enjoy the shade of the magnificent old oak tree in the afternoon,
or sit in the morning sun with a coffee...
Wild bumblebees infected by an intestinal parasite are drawn to turtlehead flowers, the nectar and pollen of which seem to offer a medicinal effect. Are you planting turtlehead this year, too? Read more here!
Check out the new Resources
page on our website!
"We will be known forever
by the tracks we leave."
"Prepare yourself for the path,
and the path will prepare itself."
Immaculate Heart of Mary
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Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre
is a sacred space of peace and beauty on Lake Simcoe for those seeking to restore energies needed for personal and communal transformation.
The Centre is available for use by individuals and groups whose activities reflect
the Centre's mission. Facilitation of a workshop, a day of reflection, or an opportunity for spiritual direction can be arranged.
For accommodation arrangements, please email
"Find your centre at our Centre"