Through our vision and mission Star of the North Retreat Centre seeks to foster a culture of encounter with people and with creation. We do this in our commitment to follow through with the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action, and to provide ongoing retreats and programs for Justice, Peace, Integrity of Creation with ecumenical and interfaith dimensions. Our mission is wide enough to embrace spiritual seekers from all walks of life and particular enough to stay true to our Oblate spirituality.
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The Star of the North Retreat Centre Mission, in the spirit of the Missionary Oblates:
~ Offers a sacred space of hospitality and healing;
~ Provides support and challenge for prophetic ministry;
~ Awakens people to their personal dignity, beauty, and gifts;
~ Engages the community in active evangelization, and the care of all of creation;
~ Empowers people to grow in the service of others and the love of the Creator.
Our Vision Awaken to Spirit - Transform the World
The Star of the North’s vision and mission, aligns and shares in the values and priorities of OMI Lacombe Canada which are
~ Being close to the people
~ Offering sacred space of welcome and hospitality
~ One with the poor, marginalized and most abandoned
~ Daring the new
~ Apostolic community
~ Compassion and Care for people and creation
revised by Star of the North Board of Directors and approved by OMI Lacombe Canada Provincial Council in June, 2016