•  March 6, 2024 - November 6, 2024
     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 4th Friday of month, Mar-Nov, 1pm-2pm

Heart for Life (H4L) Lunchtime Program 9 x 1st Wednesday of month, Mar-Nov, 1pm-2pm We offer peer group supervision for anyone in individual ministry. Similar to Heart to Practise, groups will be supported by a Heart of Life supervisor to provide professional group supervision as well as professional development. Topics will be tailored to meet (more…)

  •  March 22, 2024 - November 22, 2024
     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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 is in the form of ongoing professional development with (more…)

  • Facilitator: Roland Ashby (in-person)
     April 15, 2024 - June 3, 2024
     7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

8x Monday evenings commencing 15 Apr to 3 June. 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 learn how to mediate. We invite expression interest (more…)

  • Heart of Life
     June 7, 2024
     11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We invite you to join us in person to celebrate with the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, the blessing of our new home ‘Kewn Kreestha’ and 45 years of the Siloam Program for the formation of spiritual directors. Light lunch included. (more…)

  • 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…)

  • Part A
     July 29, 2024 - September 2, 2024
     9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • Part B
     September 9, 2024 - October 28, 2024
     9:45 am - 12:45 pm

Explore how we grow spiritually over a lifetime, considering personal experience & cultural understanding, as well as the place of emotions and relationships in human development.

  • Part A
     July 31, 2024 - September 4, 2024
     9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • Part B
     September 11, 2024 - October 30, 2024
     9:45 am - 12:45 pm

This seminar explores the spiritual movements of God through discernment, and the dynamic of creation and the universe and our consciousness, through ecospirituality.

  • 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: 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…)