Reflection Events

Our reflection events cater to a variety of people and interests from all walks of life.  These are experiential and spiritual by nature, and invite you to join us. They are perfect for individual or group enrichment and dialogue.

Unless otherwise stated, these are day events held at Heart of Life’s Centre in Croydon, Victoria. 

Please book and pay at least one week in advance.

  • Facilitator: Catherine Solano (in-person)
     June 29, 2024
     10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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 in our globalised and interconnected world. Join (more…)

  • Facilitator: Kay Twining (in-person)
     July 27, 2024
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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 participate in the dynamic process of living with hope. (more…)

  • Facilitator: Lynn Moresi (in-person)
     August 31, 2024
     9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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: discovering your Enneagram Type; identifying your pathways of strength and challenge; (more…)

  • Facilitator: Roland Ashby (in-person)
     September 12, 2024 - November 14, 2024
     11:00 am - 12:00 pm

10 x Thursdays – 12 Sep to 14 November 2024  Tap into a deep spring of love, joy, peace and compassion at the centre of being. Jesus called it ‘Living Water,’ with which we will never thirst. Led by Roland Ashby, one of the most experienced meditation facilitators in Australia, this program is a beautiful (more…)

  • Facilitator: Brian Gallagher msc (in-person)
     September 14, 2024
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

  • Facilitators: Khoi Nguyen msc | Nicky Winter (in-person)
     October 12, 2024
     10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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, spirituality is the way that we channel our sexual energy (more…)

  • Facilitator: Peter Hay (in-person)
     October 19, 2024
     10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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 Lunch. (more…)

  •  November 18, 2024
     7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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 purposes please register for this free event. (No charge; light supper provided.) (more…)

  • Facilitator: Cathy Beaton (in-person)
     November 23, 2024
     10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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) (more…)