Spirituality Programs

As part of the Spirituality Programs, prayer mornings are offered for participants throughout the year. 


Lectio Divina 

The Lectio Divina prayer experience is offered weekly on Wednesdays, from 11am to 12 noon, beginning 10 February and concluding on 21 December.

This experience is held in the Museum Building (Level 1) at Mary MacKillop Place.


Muffins, Mystics and More (Series 1)

Francis of Assisi

16 April (10am - 12pm)

Brother Matthew Beckmann ofm

Brother Matthew is a Francisan Friar from Melbourne. He has degrees from universities in Australia and the United States. He has held a variety of positions within the Francisan Order, most of which have been split between providing assistance to refugees and asylum seekers and providing education and formation in the Francisan tradition.

Hildegard of Bingen

Saturday 21 May (10am - 12pm)

Sister Moya Unthank rsj

Sr Moya is a Josephite and has a background in school and adult education in Melbourne. In recent years she has been involved with spiritual direction and retreat facilitation work. With a particular interest in medieval mystics she delights in sharing her understanding of the increasingly renowned Hildegard of Bingen.


Muffins, Mystics, Monks and More (Series 2)

15 October

In this second series of Saturday mornings at Mary MacKillop Place, competent presenters open up the lives and thought of four notable 20th Century people who personify the gospel as a rich and faith-filled mandate relevant to contemporary society. 



Muffins and tea/coffee will be served at 10am. Please enter Mary MacKillop Place through the green gate on Mount Street. Entrance to the meeting room (Schoolhouse) is on the left.

10.20   Presentation

11.00   Presenter/Moderator conversation

11.30   Questions/Comments

12.00   Finish



T: 02 8912 4814

E: mmpevent.bookings@sosj.org.au


Contemplative Prayer

10 - 12 June

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Reflecting critically on Christmas in our time