A Ministry of the Sisters of St Joseph
Founded in Australia by
Saint Mary MacKillop
and Julian Tenison Woods
Josephite Spirituality Centres
Download our 2014 Retreats Brochure (PDF 570K)
For application forms, contact numbers and details of all
programmes offered by the Ministries of the Sisters of St. Joseph.
See the full list of Retreats for 2014
St Joseph's House of Spirituality
and Hospitality: Batehaven and Beyond
Download the Batehaven and Beyond
Brochure/Application Form (PDF 1.2MB)
ACCULTURATION WINTER PROGAMME 2014
July 7 - 17
This programme is suited to priests and religious women and men who come from overseas to minister in Australia. The programme explores issues of entering another culture, the cultural lenses we bring with us, Australian history and culture and more.
Download Brochure and Application Form
NEW VOICES SUMMER SABBATICAL 2014
October 26 - 7 December
This Sabbatical Programme provides participants
with the opportunity to explore questions of transition,
engage in dialogue with Scripture, Tradition and Contemporary Issues.
The gentle and flexible nature of this programme
provides time to nurture and revitalise
body, mind and spirit.
Together we will celebrate life.
A 6-day retreat is included in the programme.
Download Application Form
From the writings of Saint Mary MacKillop...
"Bear your little trials ~ they are intended as your stepping stones to Heaven"
(4th July 1876)
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