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Graduations in Mt Isa program

Three parishioners from the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Mt Isa were recently commissioned as Spiritual Companions, after completing a 4 year training course facilitated by Sue Dunbar, Director of Barnabas Ministries. They will join four other Good Shepherd parishioners already engaged in the spiritual companion ministry.

Formal recognition of program

Good news! Barnabas Ministries’ Listen into Life program has been formally recognised by the Australian Ecumenical Council for Spiritual Direction (AECSD) as meeting the AECSD’s Guidelines for Contemplatively Forming Spiritual Directors.

Supervision training with Lucy Abbott Tucker

Barnabas Ministries is again sponsoring Lucy Abbott Tucker supervision workshops. A four day workshop will be held in Brisbane 30 July to 2 August, and another workshop in Perth 4-7 August.

For further information and registration forms please go to Barnabas Ministries Events page


Each workshop provides an opportunity to join leaders in the field of training and forming spiritual directors and supervisors to explore the process of supervision. The format will include input, sharing, and practising the presented material which will cover the “what, why and how” of supervision.