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...

Where is God Now?

We live in confusing times.  Many of us find the Covid restrictions terribly hard. At one point, psychologists were saying that we are in lockdown fatigue.  Others are quite disturbed by the many disasters in our world, the earthquakes and the damaging bushfires and...

Relationship with God

That wonderfully charismatic figure, Martin Luther King, was fond of saying, “The church is the place you go out from.” Heart of Life, Centre for Spiritual and Pastoral Formation, is a place you go out from. People come in, certainly, and are warmly welcomed, but our...

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...