Retreat Centres

The following is a list of retreat centres available to individuals and groups.  Some offer retreats for one day while others offer 40 day retreats. Please contact the specific retreat centres directly for further information.

The list below is offered for your consideration and is by no means extensive.

Anglican Retreat Centres:

  1. Holy Cross Priory: Holy Cross operates a small guesthouse available for individuals for up to two people.  204 High Park Avenue, Toronto ON, M6P 2S6.  Telephone 416-767-9081.
  2. St. Andrew Anglican Retreat House: St. Andrew, Alliston has a guest house for both individual and group retreats. 119 Wellington St. West, Alliston, ON, L9R 1H8. Telephone 705-435-8841.
  3. The Sisterhood of St. John the Divine: St. John’s Convent offers a sacred space, gentle hospitality, comfortable accommodation, retreats and spiritual direction. 233 Cummer Avenue, Toronto ON, M2M 2E8.  Telephone 416-266-2201. Email
  4. The Society of St. John the Evangelist: A monastic community of The Episcopal Church. 980 Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA 02138.   Telephone 617-876-3037 ext. 10.

Other Retreat Centres in Ontario:

  1. Crieff Hills Retreat and Conference CentreCrieff Hills provides an eco-friendly place for spiritual renewal and leadership development. 7098 Concession 1 RR #2, Puslinch ON N0B 2J0. Telephone 519-824-7898.
  2. Eramosa Eden Retreat Centre: The Centre is a place for reflection and a place for the nurturing of people of all faiths and background. 8178 Indian Trail, Rockwood ON, N0B 2K0.  Telephone 519-856-4209. 
  3. Five Oaks: Five Oaks is a learning and retreat centre that nurtures renewal and transformation in a sacred natural setting. 1 Bethel Road, RR 3, Paris ON N3L 3E3.  Telephone 519-442-3212. 
  4. Kingfisher Bay Retreat: A place to experience rest, renewal and encouragement for life’s journey. 150 Fraser Estates Lane Lakefield, ON K0L 2H0.  Telephone 705-772-7273. 
  5. Lorettamaryholme: A place “to encourage individuals and groups to explore and restore the energies needed for their personal and communal transformation.” 379A Boucher St., Roches Point, ON L0E 1P0. Telephone 905-772-7273.
  6. Loyola House: The retreat house specializes in giving Ignatian Spirituality based retreats and training programs for spiritual directors. 5420 Highway 6 North, Guelph ON N1H 6J2.  Telephone 519-824-1250 ext. 255.
  7. Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Renewal Center: The Manresa Jesuit retreat is about deepening one’s relationship with God. 2325 Liverpool Road, Pickering ON L1X 1V4.  Telephone 905-839-2864. 
  8. Mount Carmel: An Ecumenical Retreat and Conference Centre. 7020 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls ON L2G 7B7.  Telephone 905-356-4113.
  9. Mount Mary: Mount Mary is a centre for spiritual renewal, embracing Eastern and Western Catholic traditions while welcoming all denominations. 437 Wilson Street, Ancaster ON L9G 3K4.  Telephone 905-648-4485. 
  10. Providence Spirituality Centre: A warm, inviting, peace-filled Retreat House, on the grounds of the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul.  1200 Princess Street, Kingston ON K7L 4W4.  Telephone 613-542-8826.
  11. Queen of the Apostle: Operates a Retreat and Renewal Centre under the direction of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. 1617 Blythe Road, Mississauga ON L5H 2C3.  Telephone 905-278-5229.
  12. Villa St. Joseph Retreat Centre: The Centre offers a quiet, relaxing environment in which to rest, reflect and be renewed in body and spirit. 444 Monk Street, Cobourg ON K9A 2S9.  Telephone 905-372-2741.

Other Centres that offer retreats from time to time:

  1. Canterbury Hills Conference Centre: 511 Lions Club Road, Ancaster, ON L9G 4X1. Telephone 905-648-2712.
  2. Huron University College: 1349 Western Road, London, ON N6G 1H3.  Telephone 519-438-7224.
  3. Redeemer University College: 777 Garner Road E, Ancaster, ON L9K 1J4.  Telephone 905-648-2131. 
  4. Trinity College: 6 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1H8.  Telephone 416-978-2522.
  5. Wycliffe College: 5 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1H7.  Telephone 416-946-3535.