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Renovation Sale at SSJD

Item dimension examples include:Writing desks: 36′ wide x 18′ deepBook Shelves: 36′ w x 35′ tall x 10′ deepDressers: 28′ 3/4 w x 18′ deep

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All Things Created

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Canadian Church Calendar Anglican 2024 has as its overall theme this year “All Things Created”. The February Scripture Theme: Hosea 14:5 “I

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Ash Wednesday

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Ash Wednesday – the beginning of the paschal mystery is a day of happiness, a Christian feast. It cannot be otherwise, as

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SSJD COVID-19 PROTOCOL NOTICE

Mask-wearing for guests and visitors is now optional, until further notice.  Guests and visitors will be screened for symptoms (cough, sore throat, etc) when arriving.  We strongly encourage updated COVID vaccinations.

COMPANIONS PROGRAM: IN-PERSON OR ONLINE.

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?

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).

Coping in a World Gone Mad Quiet Day

“…convince me, once again that the vastness of this universe is a comfort to me, somehow. ” Kate Bowler Retreat format:               In-person Date:                                Saturday April 20, 2024Arrive

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