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A MONASTIC COMMUNITY WITHIN THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA

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Why Do You Worry?

Sister Doreen’s Reflections The July Anglican Church of Canada Calendar scripture reflection. “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not

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Canada Day Homily

By Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD Isaiah 32:1-5, 16-18  Psalm 85:7-13Colossians 3:12-17John 15:12-17 In 1939, in response to the violation of sovereign borders between the countries of Europe at the beginning of

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Seed of the Word

By the Most Rev’d Fred Hiltz In his teaching about the kingdom of God, Jesus paints images drawn from fields and vineyards and seashores, and marketplaces and homes. He speaks

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Programs and Groups

Companions Program

Spend a year in God’s Rhythm. Do you want to experience life in community, learn more about prayer, serve others, and take monastic values out into the world?
In-person and online programs offered.

A Home For The Heart Capital Campaign

Click the button to learn more about the Guest House Renovations and to donate.

Thank you for your support!

Prayer Requests

Do you have prayer requests that you would like to share with the Sisters?
The Sisters will remember your intentions in a special way for a week during their daily worship.

Submit intentions to: prayersplease@ssjd.ca

Meditation Group

Come away and rest awhile.

Whether you are a beginner in contemplative prayer, or a seasoned contemplative, we welcome you to join our online meditation group.

When: Sundays at 7:30pm EST 
Cost: Free.

To join us, or to find out more, please email communications@ssjd.ca

Upcoming Events

All retreats and quiet days at St. John’s Convent take place in the milieu of a contemporary monastic community which has a daily rhythm of prayer. All guests are invited to take part in the daily Eucharist, and those staying overnight may like to join us in the Divine Office (Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer, and Compline).