11705299_724593097667139_4812455076828274031_nFinancial Gifts

Dominus Vobiscum is a charitable non-profit, that relies on the generosity and kindness of individuals and families. You can make a financial gift to Dominus Vobiscum in one of two ways:

  1. By Cheque:  Cheques should be payable to the Newman Association of Montreal (DV) and sent 6071 Terrebonne, Montreal QC H4A 1B8 (Tax receipts are mailed in March of each year).
  2. On Line: You can donate online via Canada Helps. After the amount ($) select #4 – Dominus Vobiscum Retreat Centre – to specify the fund that your are directing your donation to.   (Tax receipts are sent automatically).

Contributions in Kind

Dominus Vobiscum relies on donations. If you would like to donate something, please contact us:

Phone: 514-489-2921
Email: dvretreatcentre@gmail.com

The following are in-kind donation needs:




  • Beds and mattresses (single/double)
  • Blankets
  • Bedside tables
  • Book shelves or shelving units
  • Dressers
  • Lamps
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Power tools
  • Shovels, gardening equipment
  • Saws, hammers, drills
  • Washers/dryers
  • Fridges
  • Hot water tanks
  • Stoves/stove Hoods
  • Vacuum Cleaners, space heaters, fans

Kitchen Ware


Recreational Items

  • Kitchen appliances
  • Kitchen utensils, cutlery, mixing bowls, glasses, dishes, pots, pans
  • Toasters, electric kettles, microwaves, coffee machines, food processor, blenders, mixers, BBQs
  • Pews
  • Statues, stations of the cross, monstrance
  • Liturgical robes and linens
  • Bells
  • Board games, toys, children’s books
  • Sports equipment, boats
  • Air hockey tables, fuse ball balls



Dominus Vobiscum welcomes student volunteers from high schools, CEGEPs, the Newman Centre, and universities. Interested volunteers over the age of 16 should contact us: dvretreatcentre@gmail.com

Loyola High School Christian Service Program

Loyola students may fulfill their Christian Service Program (CSP) requirement at Dominus Vobiscum. Secondary IV students are brought to DV in the fall, spring, and summer (Secondary V credit). Depending on the time of year, the students may be asked to perform maintenance duties and work with children.

The students gain experience living in a community as they serve. They are expected to participate in the spiritual, social, and recreational activities of the retreat centre.

For more information about the Dominus Vobiscum CSP option, please consult the Loyola website (loyola.ca) or send a message to csp-1@loyola.ca.


The Spirituality of
Manual Work and Service

Dominus Vobiscum is founded on a spirituality of manual work and service. Some resources on the gift and holiness of manual labour include: