First Spiritual Exercises
Using the creative guide to St Ignatius’ First Spiritual Exercises written by Fr Michael Hansen SJ, these sessions offer the experience of a four week retreat in daily life. Cost of the book is $30. Each group will be limited to 12 participants. (Fr Jim McKeon & Gail Gill)
St Peter Room: Sundays 6.30 - 8pm 11, 18, 25 August & 1, 8 September
St Paul Room: Mondays 1.30 - 2.45pm 5, 12, 19, 26 August & 2 September
Magnificat Room: Thursdays 10.30am - 12pm 8, 15, 22, 29 August & 5 September
Magnificat Room: Saturdays 6.30 - 8pm 3, 10, 24, 31 August & 7 September
Acts of the Apostles
Bishop David Walker will lead these sessions on the companion volume to the Gospel of Luke. The Acts of the Apostles describes the life and work of the early church as it continues the mission of Jesus empowered by the Holy Spirit and witnesses to the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.
Tuesdays 10.30 - 12am 20, 27 August & 3, 10 September
Thursdays 7 - 8.30pm 22, 29 August & 5, 12 September
Making DisciplesSherry Weddell Seminar
Sherry Weddell is the Executive Director and co-founder of the Catherine of Sienna Institute, Colorado Springs in the US. She has developed numerous unique adult formation resources that are used around the world. Her book, Forming Intentional Disciples continues to be a best seller.
Caroline Chisholm Centre, Pennant Hills
Friday 13 September 9.30am - 4pm
Saturday 14 September 9.30am - 4pm
Rejoice & Be Glad
In his apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate, Pope Francis writes ‘Do not be afraid of holiness. It will take away none of your energy, vitality or joy. . . . On the contrary . . .’ As an experienced spiritual guide, Pope Francis offers a practical reflection on the call to holiness in today’s world. These sessions will be guided discussions.
Mondays 10.30 - 12noon 14, 21, 28 October & 4 November
Wednesdays 1.30 - 2.45pm 16, 23, 30 October & 6 November
Thursdays 7 - 8.30pm 17, 24, 31 October & 7 November
Isaiah Prophet of Advent
The writings of the prophet Isaiah are proclaimed on the Sundays and weekdays of Advent in 2019. Isaiah continued to be read in the synagogues during Jesus’ lifetime. Jesus read from the scroll of Isaiah at the beginning of his public ministry (Luke 4:16-20). During Advent discover something of the world of Isaiah and his followers and allow his words to nourish an Advent hope and longing within you.
Mondays 10.30am - 12pm 2, 9, 16 December
Thursdays 1.30pm - 2.45pm 5, 12, 19 December
Primary School Enrolment Workshops
As part of the enrolment process for any Catholic primary school, parents are invited to participate in a workshop facilitated by Fr Jim McKeon, Bernadette Ho and Gail Gill. The workshop will provide details of the spiritual support offered in the parish for parents and their children. RSVP to Bernadette Ho at email@example.com
Saturdays 10 - 11 am
;13 July; 21 September; 9 November
Secondary School Enrolment Workshops
As part of the enrolment process for any Catholic secondary school, parents are invited to participate in a workshop facilitated by Fr Jim McKeon, Bernadette Ho and Gail Gill. The workshop will provide details of the spiritual support offered in the parish for parents and their children. RSVP to Bernadette Ho at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturdays 10 - 11am
15 June; 10 August; 12 October