Reflections from Brian Gallagher MSC celebrating SILOAM45 Years of Formation - Heart of Life Centre


Brian Gallagher MSC reflects on the ministry of Spiritual Direction and the Siloam Program for the Formation of Spiritual Directors, celebrating 45 years of service and formation this year. We hope you enjoy each entry!

The Beginnings of Siloam

There was no program for the formation of spiritual directors in Australia when Siloam began in 1979.  For the first few years, it was a part-time program, one day a week for the academic year.  Initially in Sydney, then moving to Melbourne, interest and demand for...

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Siloam celebrates 45 years 

At a time when there is so much upheaval in our world – climate crises, drought and famine, wars between neighbouring countries – to sit quietly with a spiritual direction talking about one’s relationship with God seems unjustifiable luxury.  How can we say that...

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