BBI Professional Development Courses June and July


June 20 and 27 Moses and the Exodus two after school sessions of 1 hour 30 minutes each July 1-5 Four days on the Sacraments with Gerard Moore in Perth for Catholic Education Western Australia 9-10 July Catholic Forms of Prayer a one and a half day online intensive led

Janssen Retreat Centre – Karuna – Retreats

Janssen Retreat Centre - Karuna 22 Woodvale Road,, Boronia, VIC, Australia

The Spirituality Centre is an initiative of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD).  The Centre is rooted in the spirituality of St Arnold Janssen SVD (1833-1909), whose dream of a united world moved him and his followers to reach out to people of all cultures and spiritual traditions. The

Ministry Leadership Program

Update:  Well-known Education leader and consultant Phil Billington has joined as co-facilitator of the Ministry Leadership Program A formation program for executive leaders of Catholic ministries. The future of Catholic ministries depends on leaders responding effectively to the business, clinical and social environments of the organisations they lead.  This includes


Aggiornamento – “Updating” through ACU Professional Development


The word aggiornamento is Italian for "updating" and came to prominence as one of the aims for the Church of the Second Vatican Council. The Aggiornamento Series consists of 2-3-hour, individual, online modules that can be offered in bespoke combinations as short courses. The modules can be undertaken either as

$30 – $50

Jesuit and Ignatian Spirituality Australia Retreats 2024


WHAT IS GOD INVITING ME TO? Retreats and Prayers Spiritual Conversation, Discernment Spiritual Direction, Pastoral Supervision Online – In person – Residential retreats are available throughout Australia and throughout 2024. From Feb onwards a rich variety of retreat and formation experiences in the Ignatian tradition.

Australian Catholic Migrant & Refugee Office 2024 Conference

ACU Melbourne 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia

Welcoming Seasonal Workers in Australia: Gift and Responsibility The 7th ACMRO National Conference will address the issues of seasonal and migrant workers in Australia, emphasising their contributions to Australian society beyond their labour. Seasonal workers come from overseas, specifically from 9 Pacific islands and Timor-Leste, and travel and work temporarily

$110 – $390

Safeguarding in International Contexts


Safeguarding in international contexts: for Church Authorities and Church personnel who have international ministries presented by Fr Brian Lucas, National Director, Catholic Mission  

Free – $65

Introduction to Mission


Catholic Mission and BBI-TAITE together have created an online asynchronous short course Introduction to Mission. It may be of interest to you or to your associates.  The intention is to bring a solid foundation in Catholic Mission to workers, administration, teachers and employees in general.  It would also be suitable


God and Integral Ecology


This course can be used for Accreditation for Middle Leaders and Accreditation for Leadership in a Catholic School. This course examines key Papal and local Church documents on our ‘Common Home’, through examining key Church Environmental and Ecological teachings. How these teachings are then applied to how we live in God’s creation and our schools response and call to examine our own personal ecological conversion and response are explored.  CEWA Scholarships can be used to cover the course cost. Duration: Monday July 22nd


“Guiding Lights” Webinar on Palliative Care


CHA’s Guiding Lights Webinar series on Palliative Care will continue in July with a presentation by nurse practitioner Peter Jenkin. Guest presenter Peter Jenkin is a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner who was awarded the 2022 HESTA Australian Nurse Practitioner of the Year as well as the 2017 Palliative Care Australia


Heart of Life Centre Retreats

Heart of Life Centre for Spiritual & Pastoral Formation 69 Alto Avenue, Croydon, VIC, Australia

Personal Retreats & Sabbaticals These can be arranged at Heart of Life.  Retreatants may wish to have daily or regular spiritual direction, participate in any of our multi-week seminars or short reflection events, attend Mass or spend quiet time in the grounds of Kewn Kreestha, or enjoy the extensive range of

Sisters of St Joseph Retreat Centres

St Joseph's Spirituality and Education Centre 8 Humphreys Road, Kincumber South, NSW, Australia

In-house Retreats These are held at beautiful centres all around Australia Mary MacKillop Place North Sydney NSW St Joseph’s Baulkham Hills Baulkham Hills NSW Villa Maria Spirituality Centre Brisbane QLD Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre East Melbourne VIC St Joseph’s Spirituality and Education Centre Kincumber South NSW Kilmolee Safety Bay WA


Aikenhead Oration – Improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians

ACU North Sydney Peter Cosgrove Centre Level 18, 8 Napier Street, North Sydney, NSW, Australia

The Honorable Malarndirri McCarthy, Assistant Minister for Indigenous Australians and Assistant Minister for Indigenous Health will speak on improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians. This is the annual Venerable Mary Aikenhead Oration. R S V P : 5  July 2024 N B : Please indicate if you are attending the event in


New Norcia Retreats and Study Courses

Benedictine Abbey New Norcia New Norcia Rd, New Norcia, WA, Australia

The retreats are held in Australia's only monastic town, which is wonderful to visit in its own right. Weekend and Single Day Retreats The New Norcia Institute for Benedictine Studies seeks to broaden and deepen awareness of the monastic tradition within Christianity. It offers an environment conducive to prayer, study


Xavier School of Preaching

Caroline Chisholm Centre Building 2, 423 Pennant Hills Road, PENNANT HILLS, NSW, Australia

The Xavier School of Preaching is open to Clergy, Religious and Lay people. The School has four specific objectives: 1, To enable you to speak and preach the Gospel in a variety of contexts. 2, To deepen your understanding of the dynamics of communication in contemporary society. 3, To connect


Parish Renewal Conference 2024

Liverpool Catholic Club 424-458 Hoxton Park Road, Prestons, NSW

'For such a time as this.' (Esther 4:14) An opportunity for clergy, parish leaders and parishioners to be renewed in the Church’s mission of evangelisation, and to be equipped to strengthen practical efforts through spiritual, intellectual, pastoral and human formation in accordance with our Archdiocesan Mission Plan, Go Make Disciples. Keynote speakers,

$75 – $90

BBI August Courses: – Prayer – Conscience


What is Prayer? What is this mysterious reality we call prayer? Is it a luxury for the leisurely? A practice reserved for those who are good enough to do it? And even if we are interested in praying, how do we go about doing it, and what should we expect


Decoding the Code of Ethics


Decoding the Code, an online program in Catholic ethics for the health and aged care sector, is held annually in partnership with Catholic Health Australia. This course is intended for executives, mission leaders, clinicians and pastoral practitioners in the health and aged care sector and its aim is to enhance


Dr Myriam Wijlens on: “The Prophetic Voice of the Laity in the Renewal of the Church”.

St Patrick's Cathedral Hall, Parramatta 1 Marist Place, Parramatta, NSW, Australia

We are delighted to invite you to our next exciting guest speaker as part of the Bishop Vincent Presents series: Dr Myriam Wijlens on: “The Prophetic Voice of the Laity in the Renewal of the Church”.   Internationally recognised Dutch theologian, ecumenist and consultor to several Vatican bodies, Dr Myriam Wijlens will


The Hermitage Retreats

The Hermitage THE HERMITAGE 843 Old South Road (PO Box 303) Mittagong NSW 2575 AUSTRALIA Ph: (+612) 4872 1911, Mittagong, NSW, Australia

RETREAT & SPIRITUALITY PROGRAMS   In addition to the retreat and spirituality programs facilitated and presented by various church groups and other organisations, a number of Marist programs are conducted here each year by the Marist Mission and Life Team. The Hermitage team also offer retreats: The Care for the Soul Retreat