Although the weather is taking a little while to catch up, the Maryholme signs of spring are evident, with Slava's laundry on the line, May painting & repairs, and Anna's tractor grooming the lawn. All spruced-up is our green barn, organized for summer activity - we're ready!
Our mission as a spirituality centre continues to be
"To encourage individuals and groups to explore and restore the energies needed for personal, communal, and world transformation."
Come any Tuesday morning between 9:30am-noon to help in the gardens. Bring your gloves & water. So many of our gardens are the results of volunteer participation and are admired by our many guests. Call ahead if possible, or just come!
Visit one Sunday a month, 4-6pm to see the seasonal changes. Enjoy the peace and beauty of this sacred space as you walk the property admiring the gardens and woods. Access to grounds only. No registration necessary.
Take time in the beauty of this sacred space on the beautiful shores of Lake Simcoe to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you...
Accommodation, home-cooked meals, and spiritual direction are offered as part of these days.
Experience the tranquil beauty of this sacred space as you restore your energies. Come for 3-6 nights and bring a friend or meet new friends.
home-cooked meals, and 2 docks for enjoying the lake.

This was the setting the evening before our international guests arrived for their "Circle of Life" Retreat.
This company of creative Mary Ward women is filling the centre with laughter, art and music. Hearts from Africa, Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Mauritius, Spain, and United States are being woven together during this time of connection, creativity and good company...
"The true children of this company shall accustom themselves to act not out of fear but solely from love, because we are called by God to a vocation of love."

Mary Ward 1585-1645
Imagine yourself lying in the grass listening to the lake breeze, or rocking on the front porch of Edgar House looking into the woods... from our space to yours.. .
Come spend time in this sacred space. Rest, reflect and re-focus in an atmosphere of beauty, peace and solitude, on the beautiful shores of Lake Simcoe.
Corporate, staff and organization groups are welcome for weekday retreats of envisioning, reflection & planning.

Individuals may book time throughout the year. Spiritual direction available upon request.

We welcome you to email us at for availability.
G uest Comments
"It's wonderful to stay in this space, such a great energy & nature. Please keep doing what you are doing. We love you!."

"Thank you! This sacred place drew our group into themselves & each other, as it always does, revealing layers of peace, connection, story, longing and joy we didn't even know were true. We are so very grateful."
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Tel. 905.476.4013
© Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre 2019
Office Hours:
Weekdays 9am-noon
Afternoons by chance