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BOOK Overnight & Day Visits

NOTICE: Please wait for the nuns to email you back after booking before coming to the convent for a stay

Convent Rules Peace of Christ, I hope this message finds you in good health and spirits. As you plan your retreat at our convent, we kindly request that you follow these guidelines to ensure a peaceful and respectful environment for all. Donations: * The Convent requires donations from individuals or groups for all overnight stays cheques payable to the convent (“CMGP” or “St. Mary, St George & St. Philopateer Convent”), e-transfer ( or through cash. Tax Receipts are provided. Retreat Guidelines: * Our retreats are exclusively for women and girls. * Please register your group at least 15 days in advance for overnight stays, and 7 days in advance for day visits. Dress Code: * We encourage modest attire, with minimal makeup and no shorts. * Dresses and skirts MUST be knee-length or longer. Items to Bring: * Bible, notebook, pen, and pencil. * Two pillow covers. * Twin size bed sheet or single bed sheet. * Indoor shoes. * Personal items. During Your Stay: * Please maintain the cleanliness of the rooms, dining hall, kitchen, washrooms, and all areas of the convent as you found them. * Follow the cleaning instructions provided before your departure. * Respect the quiet, monastic atmosphere of the convent. * Groups are responsible for their own meals and food. * Photography and videography are prohibited inside the sanctuary and near the nuns. Prayer Schedule: * 4AM (daily): Midnight Praises * Vespers Prayer (Agpeya) at 5 pm, followed by vespers praises on Saturdays. * Divine Liturgy on Saturdays from 9 am to 11:30 am. * Approximately 3 hours of convent work for overnight retreats. We deeply appreciate your support and kindly ask that you keep us in your prayers. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. We thank you for your cooperation and look forward to your visit. Pray for us, St. Mary, St. George & St. Philopateer Coptic Convent

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