The  ASC welcomes groups for retreats or conferences,

Individuals and couples are also welcome, for spiritual retreats or for holidays.

About the Centre

The Anishinabe Spiritual Centre is a place of peace, a beautiful retreat space, a welcoming conference centre. It is an ideal setting for conferences, seminars, workshops, business meetings, group retreats, and directed and undirected individual retreats. Since 1981, ASC has welcomed many people, Native and non-Native, to deepen their spirituality, to become educated and trained in the leadership of their faith, and to retreat and recreate.


Our timber frame and log buildings offer comfortable, rustic accommodations. Situated in the wilderness of Northern Ontario, in the Manitoulin Island–North Shore region, our cottages are nestled among trees at the edge of scenic Anderson Lake.

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Ministries Program


First Nations faith and leadership development program:

Training and nurturing leaders for the next generations

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Retreat Season

This year, make a retreat

Relax and Rejuvenate

A retreat is a time to move from the busyness of ordinary life to a journey in solitude and silence in order to deepen your relationship with the Creator, creation, others and yourself.

There are a variety of retreat options offered at the Anishinabe Spiritual Centre.

Retreat Season is now…

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Vision & Mission Statement

Vision Statement Waase’aandimikaaning – A place of enlightment for spiritual nourishment, growth and healing. Mision Statement Waase’aandimikaaning – provides the opportunities to find the Creator within self, others and in all creation as guided and inspired by our ancestors, elders and Jesuit tradition.

ASC St. Kateri Tekakwitha pilgrimage – Espanola to Montreal

This year the Centre offered our first pilgrimage, in what we hope will become a long-standing tradition. After weeks of planning and preparation, myself, Iona and Father Teo, and fourteen pilgrims were ready to make the long journey to visit blessed Saint Kateri Tekakwitha’s tomb in Saint Xavier’s Church and Mission, Kahnawake. The morning of …