Shalom Place is a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie. 

This ministry is about assisting those persons who are searching 

for more meaning and who yearn to grow in their life of faith and spirituality.

New and updated: 

Reflection - August 6

Please check out our Archives page for previously posted reflections and past programs.
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    A Hollowed Space to Be Filled

    A cup must be empty before it can be filled.

    If it is already full, it can't be filled again except by emptying it out.

    In order to fill anything, there must be a hollowed out space.

    Otherwise it can't receive.

    This is especially true of God's word.

    In order to receive it, we must be hollowed out. 

    We must be capable of receiving it,

    emptied of the false self and its endless demands.

    When Christ came, there was no room in the inn.

    It was full. The inn is a symbol of the heart.

    God's word, Christ, can take root only in a hollow. 

    - William Breault, SJ

    Small Group Programs

    Small group programs are offered throughout the year. There are a wide range of topics meeting the needs and interests of a variety of different people. 

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    Spiritual Direction

    Spiritual Direction or Spiritual Guidance is help provided to people who want to deepen their connection with God and to enrich their prayer life. This involves “listening to one’s life” by becoming more aware of God’s loving presence and activity in their daily life.

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    A variety of retreat experiences are available - from short reflection evenings, to full day, weekend and week-long retreats.

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    Library offerings

    We have a large selection of materials available for you to borrow, including a variety of spiritual reading, music and audio CDs, and DVD programs.

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    Meet the Team

    We are blessed to have a wonderful team of people with whom we serve.  

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    Support our Ministry

    Most of our programs are offered free or with a "suggested offering." We do not want finances to ever be a hardship in the ministry we provide. Having said that, donations are greatly appreciated to help continue the ministry of Shalom Place. 

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    Check out our photo page for snapshots of past Shalom Place events!

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    To get a sense of past programs, retreats, reflections, etc., please check out our archives page!

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    Our calendar page will give you a quick glance at what is happening at Shalom Place! 

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    Links to nurture your spiritual growth!

    Daily Reflections from CU

    Check out today's daily reflection from the Creighton University online ministries website!

    Click here  for this month's 

    calendar of reflections!


    Pray as you go is a daily prayer session, designed to go with you wherever you go, to help you pray whenever you find time, but particularly whilst travelling to and from work, study, etc. A new prayer session is produced every day of the working week and one session for the weekend. 

    Lasting between ten and thirteen minutes, it combines music, scripture and some questions for reflection.

    Click here to be brought 

    to today's prayer.

    Ignatian Spirituality

    IgnatianSpirituality.com is a service of Loyola Press, a ministry of the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). It offers information on and experiences of Ignatian spirituality from Jesuit and Ignatian sources around the world. It serves all audiences—the curious, the knowledgeable, and the expert.

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    Ignatian Spirituality resources.

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