Dying Well and With Spirit: On Publishing A Spiritual Memoir

Death is the ultimate Quiet Belonging to which we all gravitate, usually involuntarily. Dying is not a medical event with spiritual implications; rather, it is a spiritual event with medical implications. Many of us as we age and become increasingly unwell, or watch...

Meaning-making Awareness & Reflection

This reflective event offers a sacred space to reflect upon your life using a tree as a metaphor. By considering the stories that represent each part of the tree, you begin to discover the aspects that have shaped your life. It also offers reflection around what you...

Walking the Land in Autumn

This experience is an opportunity to walk the land along the Darebin Creek and parklands in Alphington, enjoying their wonder in autumn and being enriched by the spirituality of the earth. The day will invite you into a deeper sense of connection to the abiding...

Meditation & Mindfulness in the Christian Tradition

8x Monday evenings commencing 8 Apr to 27 May. Tap into a deep spring of love, joy, peace and compassion at the centre of our being. Jesus called it Living Water, with which we will never thirst. Cultivate a transforming, healing awareness of the Divine presence, and...

Mornings with A Mentor

We invite you to join Brian Gallagher msc for reflection and guided prayer with the poems of St John of the Cross.

Going Beyond Multiculturalism to Interculturality

3x Saturdays – 29 Jun, 13 & 27 Jul Interculturality is a theology and ideal calling us to embrace the rich diversities that God creates in our world. It is a vision of the kin-dom that Jesus preached, and the deep yearning for harmony among all the peoples...

Pioneering a New Cultural Song of Belonging

This day reflects on our uncertain times and how we can reframe our understanding and practices to engender hope. It looks at the three pillars of a new cultural song of belonging and explores personal and collective practices that can enable us to actively...

Enneagram Day

This one-day practical workshop offers a transformational experience where you will gain invaluable insight into the unique way in which we relate and respond to the people with whom we share our lives, and the world around us. Some of the topics covered include:...

Mornings with A Mentor

We invite you to join Brian Gallagher msc for reflection and guided prayer with the diaries of martyr Etty Hillesum.

Belonging in Our Sexuality – A Reflection Day

Sexuality is one of the most sensitive and challenging issues and aspects of human life to talk about, let alone pray about. This reflection day will be a reminder, if not a journey of discovering, that sexuality is spirituality, and as Ronald Rolheiser omi describes,...

Walking the Land in Spring

This day involves a walk along the Williamstown beach foreshore, inviting you to contemplate the deep wisdom and spirit of this natural bayside environment. Engage in the stories and the creative edge of two adjoining ecosystems. Journaling and art material. BYO...

A Quiet Space Before Advent

An invitation into reflection. This day of prayer offers time to make space for anticipation and hope. A time to pay attention to yourself in the midst of many demands. (BYO lunch)

End-of-Year Commissioning Celebration

End-of-year Commissioning Celebration Mon 18 Nov, 7.00pm Please join us for the Commissioning of our 2024 Graduands at Heart of Life. The venue for this celebration will be: Sacred Heart Parish, 50 Monastery Drive, Croydon, Melbourne, Victoria 3136 For catering...

Heart to Practise (H2P)

Heart to Practise (H2P) 9 x 4th Friday of month, Mar-Nov 1-2pm Following the success of this graduate program, we will be offering our 2023 Siloam, Damascus & Emmaus graduates the opportunity to remain connected with Heart of Life as they take up their roles. This...