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Retreat programme overview

Enquiries:

The Administrator
St Mary's Towers Retreat Centre

Postal Address: P.O. Box 19a
DOUGLAS PARK NSW 2569
Residential: 415 Douglas Park Drive
Phone: 02 4630 0233 [answering machine operates after hours]
Fax: 02 4630 9364
Email: towersretreat@bigpond.com

click to download printable PDF version of 2017 brochure (click here)
click to download printable PDF version of 2018 brochure (click here)

All retreats commence with a practical
introduction at 5.40pm followed by the evening meal.
They conclude with a 1.45 pm Eucharist on the last day.
Eucharist is celebrated daily
and Reconciliation is available.
All Dietary requirements can be accommodated.

2017 Program

September
2017

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29-5Oct

'I call you friends.’
Michelle Vass and Michael Fallon msc

(Please notice date change from that advertised in brochure)
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29-1Oct

Prayer Weekend
as above

(Please notice date change from that advertised in brochure)

October
2017

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13-19 I Hold You,
I See You:
God Enfolding
Us in Love
Dominic Gleeson msc
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more information
13-15 Prayer Weekend
as above
20-26

Compulsion & Our Path to the Divine
Chris Chaplin msc
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more information

(Please notice date & theme change from that advertised in brochure)

27-29 Prayer Weekend - Drawn into Love:
Listening to the Desires of our Hearts

Pauline Compton fdnsc

November
2017

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1-9 Healing Beauty:
A Way Of Love

Michelle Vass
17-19 Prayer Weekend
Prayer of the
Body and Heart
Michelle Vass
& Lou Nulley
24-30 'Let it be with me.’
Yielding to Love
with Mary

Michelle Vass & Pauline Compton fdsnc
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more information
24-26 Prayer Weekend
as above
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December
2017

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1-7 Advent Guided Retreat
1-3 Prayer Weekend
as above
8-16 Directed Retreat
December 28th 2017 - January 30th 2018 30 Day Retreat
the choice of:
• Life’s Journey Experience
• The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius
• Praying with the Mystics

January
2018

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30 Dec - 7 Jan Contemplating
The Mystery

Retreat Team
9 - 18 Life’s Healing Journey
Retreat Team
20 - 28 Directed Retreat

 

2018 Program
* Indicates Prayer Weekend available
January
2018

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30 Dec -
7 Jan
Contemplating
The Mystery

Retreat Team
9 - 18 Life’s Healing
Journey

Retreat Team
20 - 28 Directed Retreat
February
2018
CLOSED
March 23 - May 3
40 Day Easter Retreat
the choice of:
• Life’s Journey Experience
• The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius
• Praying with the Mystics
March
2018

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2 - 8 The Gift of Ageing *
Kerin Caldwell sgs
9 - 15  
25 -
1 April
Easter Guided
Retreat

Retreat Team
April
2018

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3 - 11 Mark’s Gospel
Michael Fallon msc
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13 - 21 Walking with Jesus – Resurrection Life *
Michelle Vass
23 -
1 May
Directed Retreat
Retreat Team
May
2018

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11 - 17 The Book
of Jeremiah *

Michael Fallon msc

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more information
18 - 26 Praying with
Julian of Norwich *

Pauline Compton fdnsc
& Michelle Vass
June
2018

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1 - 7 I hold you,
I see you *
Dominic Gleeson msc
8 - 16 Praying the Psalms
(Pt1, Ps1-50)

Michael Fallon msc
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more information
22 - 28 Living Silence -
Everyday
Contemplation

Michelle Vass
29 -
1 July
Men’s Retreat
July
2018

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3 - 11 Genesis:
The story
of creation,
our beginnings
and the patriarchs

Michael Fallon msc
August 3 - September 3 30 Day Retreat
the choice of:
• Life’s Journey Experience
• The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius
• Praying with the Mystics
August
2018

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4 - 12 Entering the
Mystery
of Contemplation
with
Teresa and John *

Michelle Vass &
Michael Fallon msc
14 - 23 Life’s Healing
Journey

Retreat Team
25 -
2 Sep
Directed Retreat
Retreat Team

September
2018

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17 –20 Living into Death,
Dying into Life.
Therese Compton,
Michael Fallon msc
& Michelle Vass
21 - 27 Ecospirituality *
Steve Dives

October
2018

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5 - 11 Eckhart &
the Beguine Mystics *

Michelle Vass
12 - 18 The Art of Film *
Dominic Gleeson msc
26 -
1 Nov
The New Testament
and the Quran *

Michael Fallon msc

November
2018

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2 - 8
16 - 22 Praying our Life -
Mind, Heart
and Body *
Michelle Vass
& Lou Nulley
23 - 25 Women’s Retreat -
Praying with
Julian of Norwich
Pauline Compton fdnsc
& Michelle Vass
30 -
6 Dec
Advent Retreat –
Blessed be
our longing… *

Retreat Team

December
2018

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7 - 15 Directed Retreat
Retreat Team
31 -
8 Jan
“Come to me
and find rest
for your soul”

Retreat Team
December
29, 2018 -
January
3, 2019
30 Day Retreat
the choice of:
• Life’s Journey Experience
• The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius
• Praying with the Mystics

January
2019

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10 - 19 Life’s Healing
Journey

Retreat Team
21 - 29 Directed Retreat
Retreat Team

Enquiries:

The Administrator
St Mary's Towers Retreat Centre

Postal Address: P.O. Box 19a
DOUGLAS PARK NSW 2569
Residential: 415 Douglas Park Drive
Phone: 02 4630 0233 [answering machine operates after hours]
Fax: 02 4630 9364
Email: towersretreat@bigpond.com