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.

Meaning-Making Awareness & Reflection

A sacred space for you to reflect on your life through the metaphor of a tree, using stories for reflection and meaning-making. Facilitated by Nicole Conner. BYO Lunch.

Dying Well and With Spirit

How can I best support someone who is dying? Is there life after death? What is it like to die?  Is my dying about me?

If you are a seeker, or preparing to farewell a loved one and wanting to better understand the rich spectrum of what constitutes a ‘good death’, you will benefit from this seminar.

Poetry and Prayer with Pádraig Ó Tuama

Join poet and theologian, Pádraig Ó Tuama in March 2024 for a series of online presentations on poetry and prayer.

Stay Connected Online

Stay connected with us online through Facebook and Instagram. We post exclusive content for your reflection, along with the latest updates to what’s going on within the Heart of Life community.

Heart of Life Vox

Hear directly from our HoL community. This video features Kathy, in her own words, on the Siloam Program for the Formation of Spiritual Directors. More videos can be found on our YouTube channel.

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