The Cedars

Entrance to the Cedars Guest House

Entrance to the Cedars Guest House

Looking For A Quiet Place to Rest and Pray?

The Cedars, an oasis of silence and prayer at L’Arche Daybreak, is available to L’Arche core members, assistants and other spiritual seekers. Tucked away in a cedar grove on the L’Arche Daybreak property, it offers an unstructured space for rest, prayer, reading and retreat. Founded by Henri Nouwen and Sue Mosteller, CSJ in 1986, the Cedars continues as a spiritual resource to the wider community.

Contact information and other details

  • $40 per night
  • help-yourself kitchen
  • 7 bedrooms, a chapel and library
  • wheelchair accessible
  • spiritual direction may be available

Please contact us by e-mail or call (905) 737-4962.

For Directions please visit our Directions Page.

Some Recent Guest Comments:

 

Thanks for the wonderful hospitality I experience at Cedars. It means the world to me.
from a Presbyterian minister who drops in daily for a time of prayer in our chapel

 

 

Thank you again for another wonderful retreat. It was so good to be here and have time to read, relax and reflect.
from a mother of a person with special needs, who likes to come monthly for a day or two

 

 

I feel God is inviting me to really dwell on being “beloved” and to make more regular space for solitude with God both for listening and for praying in boldness and expectation to see his kingdom come.
Local Chaplain