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Retreat / Conference Centre


Forth: MacKillop Hill Spirituality Centre
Sisters of St Joseph
123 William St, Forth Tasmania 7310
Ph: (03) 6428 3095; 0418 367 769
Fax: (03) 6428 3467

Director: Sr Margaret Chandler RSJ

Retreats - directed, private or guided; retreat in Daily Life. All are available on request throughout the year.

Ongoing personal spiritual direction, professional and pastoral supervision, professional counselling.

Adult faith formation programmes include exploring scripture, prayer days, Christian Meditation, ministry reflection groups, Josephite Spirituality, men’s & women’s spirituality, great mentors of the Christian tradition, personal growth workshops, media, book clubs, small group sharing of faith and life.

All people seeking God whether part of a faith tradition or not are welcome to participate in the Centre's programmes and activities.

New Town: Josephite Mission & History/Spirituality Centre
Sisters of St Joseph
PO Box 38, New Town 7008
67 Clare St, New Town 7008
Ph: (03) 6228 1628; 0408 312 289

Coordinator: Sr Jill Dance RSJ  

Newstead: Emmanuel Pastoral and Spirituality Centre
Sisters of St Joseph - Tasmania
PO Box 147, Newstead 7250
123 Abbott St, Newstead 7250
Ph: (03) 6334 1082 Fax: (03) 6334 7995

Contact: Sr Jenny Scully RSJ

The Centre offers a range of programs in faith development, personal growth, and pastoral formation. A key ministry of the Centre is the provision of ongoing Spiritual Direction.

Private and directed retreats are offered throughout the year. The 23 bedroom facility is available for Church and Community groups. A Labyrinth set in a beautiful Tasmanian native garden provides a unique contemplative experience for many.