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A Day With Pádraig Ó Tuama

Last week Heart of Life joined with Kardia, Living Well and Wellspring to host a masterclass for Spiritual Directors with Pádraig Ó Tuama. Though wet and cold, and more of a wintry blast than a Melbourne autumn, it was a most extraordinary day. Gently held and weaved...

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New Provincial: Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

Heart of Life is privileged to have been represented at the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart Chapter meeting in Sydney this week. We congratulate Stephen Hackett msc on his appointment as the Provincial for the future. We will hold Stephen in prayer as he prepares to...

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Where Are You?

Editor’s Note: Continuing with our 40th Anniversary celebrations, we present Brian’s Reflections, a series of observations from Heart of Life co-founder, Fr Brian Gallagher msc. The first words in the bible are God’s words: ‘Where are you?’  The Book of Genesis tells...

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Nothing Short of Magnificent – by Lynn Moresi

Lynn Moresi writes: This year’s University of Divinity graduation service was nothing short of magnificent.  St Patrick's Cathedral stood tall and proud and the beauty and majesty of this stunning piece of architecture simply added to the significance of the...

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Broken Hearts

Editor’s Note: Continuing with our 40th Anniversary celebrations, we present Brian’s Reflections, a series of observations from Heart of Life co-founder, Fr Brian Gallagher msc. I was in New Zealand early in 2019 at the time of the massacre of Muslim people in their...

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In Honour of Friendship

At a birthday lunch with Heart of Life colleagues this week, we were talking about friends.  “Who is the first person you would you call if something really bad happened to you?”  For two of us at the table, the answer was someone in a different country, which...

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Religion & Spirituality

Editor's Note: Continuing with our 40th Anniversary celebrations, we present Brian's Reflections, a series of observations from Heart of Life founder, Fr Brian Gallagher msc. The 2021 census revealed that 39% of Australians say that they have no religion.  A statistic...

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40 Years and still counting!

Welcome to Heart of Life’s new-look website.  There is something for everyone in here.  Please grab a cuppa and have a scroll around.  Whilst it will need some tweaks over the next little while, we are really pleased with it and a big thanks to our web designers,...

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Church is Fantastic!?

by Clare Shearman, Director Heart of Life This week we left church without hanging around for morning tea. On the way down the road we decided to go for a coffee in our local coffee shop. We bumped into a neighbour who said “Good morning, how was church?” My heart...

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Emmaus Supervision Program Achieves AAOS Recognition

Press Release EMMAUS SUPERVISION PROGRAM ACHIEVES AAOS RECOGNITION Heart of Life Centre for Spiritual and Pastoral Formation – a ministry of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart – is proud to announce that its Emmaus Supervision Program has been recognised as a...

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