Retreat opportunities - Archdiocese of Brisbane

Retreat opportunities

Retreat opportunities
Retreat centres across the Archdiocese of Brisbane provide a quiet place for prayer and reflection.

Within the Archdiocese of Brisbane there are a number of retreat centres that provide a quiet place for prayer and reflection. Some of these centres organise a program of retreats and make available spiritual direction for retreatants. You need to contact the retreat centre directly for costs, programs, availability and bookings.

Santa Teresa Spirituality Centre

267 Wellington St Ormiston

This picturesque centre for retreats and spiritual formation overlooks Moreton Bay and North Stradbroke Island. Formerly known as ‘The Cenacle’, a major refurbishment and the building of new facilities in 2009 now provides accommodation for 30 retreatants. This centre is owned and run by the Archdiocese of Brisbane through its Evangelisation Brisbane Agency.

For enquiries and bookings contact:
Ph: 07 3336 9277
Email: spiritualitycentre@bne.catholic.net.au
Website: http://www.santateresa.org.au

Mercy Place

371 Simpsons Rd Bardon

Nestled on the foothills close to Mt Coot-tha about 6km from the City Centre with large, peaceful grounds, this centre has facilities suitable for residential courses, conferences and retreats for groups. Private retreatants are welcome. Spiritual direction is not available. This centre is a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy.

For enquiries and bookings contact:
Ph: 07 3369 4569
Email: mercyplace@sombris.org.au
Website: http://www.mercyplace.org.au

Marian Valley

Beechmont Road, Canungra (Gold Coast hinterland)

St. Joseph’s Hermitage Retreat Centre at the Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians, located in a serene, naturally beautiful setting, provides an opportunity for extended solitude, prayer and spiritual renewal. Accommodations (self-contained) is available for small groups, couples, families and individuals. This centre is a ministry of the Pauline Fathers.

For enquiries and bookings contact:
Ph: 07 5533 3378
Website: http://www.marianvalley.org

Four Winds

104 Robinson Road South Ocean View (near Dayboro)

Earth Link encourages connectedness of people and the earth through education, spirituality, promoting biodiversity and sustainability through action for justice for the earth. Located on 43 acres of open forest on the edges of the D’Aguilar Range, the centre focuses on an “earth-sensitive” spirituality. This centre is a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy.

For enquiries and bookings contact:
Ph: 07 3425 3138
Email: earthlink@mercy.org.au
Website: http://www.earth-link.org.au

Faber Centre of Ignatian Spirituality

111 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive, Bardon

The Faber centre facilitates a range of retreats, formation experiences (including the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius) and spiritual direction opportunities within the Ignatian tradition. This centre is a ministry of the Jesuits.

For enquiries and bookings contact:
Ph: 07 3368 2450
Email: faber@cis.jesuit.org.au
Website: http://www.faberspirituality.org.au

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