Welcome to Heart of Life

Centre for Spiritual and Pastoral Formation

Heart of Life is a ministry of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Australia, committed to contemplative spiritual and pastoral formation through its programs, seminars, people and resources

A Contemplative Space

You are invited to  make time for yourself through meditation and reflection, led by Leslie Hanger, to join us monthly (for one session or for the whole series), online via Zoom, with opportunities to meet onsite at Heart of Life Centre in May and November 2023.

Pádraig Ó Tuama – Joint Spirituality Centre Development Day Masterclass: Spirituality & Conflict

Heart of Life Centre for Spiritual & Pastoral Formation, Kardia Formation, Living Well Centre & Wellspring Centre are delighted to bring those with an interest in spiritual accompaniment, a joint professional development day with internationally-renowned Irish poet and theologian, Pádraig Ó Tuama.

Limited capacity event!

Dare to Dream!

‘We have had dreams and there is no one to interpret them…’ and Joseph said to them, ‘do not interpretations belong to God?’ (Genesis 40:8)

Join Clare Shearman, Rita Malavasi rsj, and guests in our ‘dream lab’. This five-week program will explore the significance of our dreams, provide guidance and practice for working with dreams & consider the potential for our dreams to personally and collectively shape the

Limited capacity, so book now to secure your spot!

Cover Image: Heart of God by Gary Rowell. Used with permission.