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The exterior of the freshly finished chapel
A divine service in the chapel

Facility, Location & Contacts

Our Refuge was opened on July 19, 2004, and the house officially opened on May 5, 2007. Our chapel was inaugurated on October 23, 2009.

The house has six bedrooms, three bathrooms and two gathering spaces, a full kitchen facility and a generous deck.

There's also:

  • • a chapel space in the house and in the woods
  • • the Black River, with ponds and rapids; it cuts through the land behind the refuge
  • • 265 acres, rolling hills, woods and meadows—pine, spruce, cedar, birch and maple
  • • lots of room for tents, barbecues, playing, planting, just being
  • • a beach (with swimming)
  • • a picnic area
  • • a gazebo
  • • hiking, canoeing, fishing

Location


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St Mary of Egypt Refuge is at 206 Barry Road, in the village of Queensborough, Ontario, Canada:

  • • 20 minutes from Tweed and Madoc;
  • • 1 hour from Peterborough;
  • • 1.5 hours from Kingston;
  • • 2.5 hours from Toronto or Ottawa.

Directions from Toronto:

  • • Highway 401 east to Belleville, exit 544;
  • • Highway 37 north 44 km, through Roslin, Tweed and Actinolite;
  • • Turn west (left) on Highway 7 for 2.7 km;
  • • Turn north (right) on Queensborough Road for about 9 km to Queensborough;
  • • In Queensborough, turn north (right) on Barry Road for 1.1 km to 206 Barry Road (on the right—St Mary of Egypt sign).

Directions from Ottawa:

  • • Highway 7 west (towards Peterborough) to Actinolite;
  • • From the junction of Highway 37, continue west on Highway 7 for 2.7 km;
  • • Turn north (right) on Queensborough Road for about 9 km to Queensborough;
  • • In Queensborough, turn north (right) on Barry Road for 1.1 km to 206 Barry Road (on the right—St Mary of Egypt sign).

Or, if you prefer directions from Google:

  • • Click on the "View Larger Map" link at the bottom right of the Google map shown on this page.

Contact Us

Telephone
or text
416 629 8264
Internet
Postal St Mary of Egypt Refuge
206 Barry Road
Madoc, Ontario, Canada
K0K 2K0

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