AECSD-recognised formation programs

Below are the formation programs that have applied for and received recognition as complying with the Australian Ecumenical Council for Spiritual Direction’s Contemplatively Forming Tomorrow’s Spiritual Directors: Formation Guidelines for Spiritual Directors in Australia (Revised 2016).

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QUEENSLAND

*Tending the Holy: Contemplative Spiritual Direction Formation Program 
House of Prayer and Spirituality
17 Thomas Street
PIMLICO QLD 4812
P. (07) 4728 9861
E.  sdformation@tsv.catholic.org.au
 
*St Francis Spiritual Direction Formation Program
The Ministry Education Commission
233 Milton Road
(PO Box 1261)
MILTON QLD 4064
P. (07) 3514 7429
E.  dkeenan@ministryeducation.org.au
W. https://www.stfran.qld.edu.au/short-courses-and-programs
 
*The Art of Spiritual Direction, Stillpoint
481 Broadwater Road,
MANSFIELD, QLD 4122
Ph 0411 093 199
E. irenics@ozemail.com.au
W. www.stillpointcentre.com.au
 
NEW SOUTH WALES

(Residentials held at The Hermitage, Mittagong)
Barnabas Ministries Inc
PO Box 98
Jamison Centre Cook ACT 2614
P. 0479 119 438
E. suedunbar53@yahoo.com
W: www.barnabasministries.org.au
 
*Emmanuel Spiritual Direction Formation Program
Adamstown Uniting Church
228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown NSW 2289
P. (02) 4920 9878 
E: malcomdrake@bigpond.com
 
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Master of Arts (Theology): Spirituality and Pastoral MinistryAustralian Catholic University(2002 – 2012)
 
*Soul Companions: a transformative journey in spiritual direction training
Barnabas Ministries Inc
PO Box 98 Jamison Centre, Cook
89 Dexter Street, Cook
ACT 2614
M. 0479 119 438
E. suedunbar53@yahoo.com
W: www.barnabasministries.org.au
 
 
VICTORIA
*Arrupe Program
Jesuit College of Spirituality
175 Royal Parade
PARKVILLE VIC 3052
P. 03 9448 8276
E.  arrupe@jcs.edu.au
 
*Siloam Program
Heart of Life Centre for Spiritual & Pastoral Formation
Rear, 49 Stanhope Street
Malvern VIC 3144
P: (03) 9890 1101
*WellSpring Centre
10 Y Street
(PO Box 300)
ASHBURTON VIC 3147
P. (03) 9885 0277
E.  info@wellspringcentre.org.au
 
The Living Well Centre for Christian Spirituality
St George’s Anglican Church
296 Glenferrie Road
MALVERN VIC 3144
P. 0412 599 456
E.  administration@livingwellcentre.org.au
 
*Kardia Formation Pty Ltd 
PO Box 884
 
TASMANIA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Dayspring Community (WA) Inc.
PO Box 78,
BASSENDEAN WA 6934
P. 0477 127 532
E.  bethr@iinet.net.au
W. www.dayspring.org au  
 
*The Tree of Life Programme in Spiritual Formation,
Christian Spirituality and Spiritual Direction 
Centre For Christian Belief, Spirituality and Australian Culture
Wollaston College
Wollaston Road
MOUNT CLAREMONT WA 6010
P. (08) 9332 7221, 0409 372 029
E.  michael@mpenn.net
 
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

*Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide Spiritual Direction Formation Program 

Catholic Diocesan Centre,
39 Wakefield St
ADELAIDE 5000 
E: val.debrenni@hotmail.com.au
W: www.adelaide.catholic.org.au
 

NEW ZEALAND

 

Te Wairua Mahi 

Ignatian Spirituality NZ

2/87a Totara St, Fendalton,

Christchurch. 8041

W:www.ignatianspirituality.nz

E: info@ignatianspirituality.nz

P: +64 2 7739 7007