"New Life" Three Month Program: September 15 - December 2, 2013
Fees: $5,500.00 (Australian)
"Journeying with New Members" Formation of Formators Program: February 9 - August 3, 2014
Fees: $12,500.00 (Australian)
"New Life" Six Month Program: February 9 - August 3, 2014
Fees: $10,500.00 (Australian)
"New Life" Three Month Program: September 14 - December 7, 2014
Fees: $5,750.00 (Australian)
*** Announcing New Program *** Commencing 2014 Details below:
"Costing Not Less Than Everything" Three Month Program for the Preparation for Perpetual Vows: September 14 - December 7, 2014
Fees: $6,000.00 (Australian)
All Fees cover tuition, accommodation, board, retreat, spiritual direction and group excursions
The "New Life" six month Program has been designed to meet the needs of those who have the opportunity to have a longer sabbatical period. A two week semester break in the second half of May gives an opportunity for some wider travel in Australia or in nearby regions.
The "New Life" three month Program covers the main areas treated in the six month program, but with adaptations required because of the shorter time available.
For whom are the New Life programs intended?
The New Life programs have been designed for priests, religious and lay persons of all ages who have been engaged in a variety of ministries. The courses offer them time for spiritual renewal and relaxation, and the opportunity to reflect on some of the challenging issues confronting them in times of great change in the Church, Society and the Global Community.
What do the New Life programs offer?
Excellent input on topics relating to personal and spiritual integration at the person's particular life stage
Time for reflection, prayer and reading in a congenial and beautiful setting
Spiritual Direction and Directed Retreat
Emphasis on physical, emotional and mental well-being as well as on personal and professional growth
A rich community experience with people from a wide variety of cultures, nations and ministry experiences
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The "Journeying with New Members" Program provides Formators with an opportunity to renew their own spiritual energy so that they can undertake this ministry with enthusiasm and sensitivity. Goals identified as essential to the Program are:
Emphasis on supporting the growth of participants towards personal and spiritual integration
Emphasis on the physical, emotional and mental well-being of participants as well as on their spiritual and professional growth
Awareness of the need for opportunities for developing improved communication and accompanying skills
Please click on the arrow for more information about the Main Content Areas in "Journeying with New Members" Program
The "Costing Not Less Than Everything" Program is designed for Religious both male and female who are approaching their Perpetual Profession.
It will give these women and men the opportunity to 'go apart for a while' in order to reflect on the significance of the step they are about to take.
Using adult principles of learning and honouring the experience of participants, the program will engage them in a variety of experiences and reflections around Reigious Life and ministry, with the aim of assisting them to integrate their life exeriences and learnings.
They will participate in a process which is grounded in Scripture with a balance of learning and exposure to new ideas.