Complete Food for the Soul Catalogue

We require that all guests be double vaccinated and wear a mask while at the Convent.

We are happy to announce that we are welcoming in-person guests to the convent!

As of March 9, 2022, the Guest House and Convent will be open for individual private retreats for a limited number of guests. For more information, or to book a stay at the guest house contact the Guest House at
Our Food for the Soul Quiet Days and Retreats are currently only available online. See the Food for the Soul page for retreat listings.

How to Register: Find the retreat or course you desire to attend from the offerings below and click the “read more” button. The registration form is below the retreat/course poster.

Please note that some retreats may have a registration limit. If so, those who were previously registered for these retreats will be given priority.

Food for the Soul Refund/Cancellation Policy:

Quiet Days/Retreats
30 days before event:    Full refund
15 days before event:    50%
7 days before event:      25%

Courses: Full refund before 2nd class

SSJD will cancel retreats/quiet days without a minimum of 10 registrants and make full refunds.

Do you have questions regarding retreats or courses? Please contact the Guest House at 416-226-2201 ext. 305 or email us at

Advent Quiet Day: Save The Date!

Mark your calendars! Join Bishop Riscylla Shaw as she leads this year’s in-person Advent Quiet Day on November 26, 2022. The Quiet Day theme, registration form and other details will be posted closer to the

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Silent Directed Retreat: November 18-20, 2022

Retreat Format: In-Person at the Convent Dates: November 18- 20, 2022 Registration Fee: $250.00 * A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $50.00 is required. The $200.00 registration fee is due upon arrival at the Convent. Registration Deadline: Nov

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