Training

Barnabas Ministries is involved in training of spiritual directors and retreat leaders. Currently three programs are being offered by BMI where people can be trained as spiritual directors and one for retreat leaders.

  • “Listen into Life” a Residential Program in Spiritual Direction Training. This program has 4 weekends a year for four years with its residentials at St Joseph’s spirituality Centre at Kincumber.
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  • Soul Journey Companions – a transformative journey in spiritual direction formation. This program is based in Canberra and has two years of course work – 8 Friday/Saturdays per year and then a third internship year.
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  • Mount Isa Spiritual Direction Training Program. This is a new program that is being sponsored by the Good Shepherd parish in Mount Isa. It will run for four years with four 3 or 4 day workshops each year.
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  • Soul Space.  Barnabas Ministries is about to offer a new program for the training of retreat leaders. The first stage focuses on the gifts/skills needed to facilitate quiet days, the second on leading longer retreats. The first cohort for this program is due to begin in November 2017.
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