FAQ’s

When do the retreats begin and finish?

The retreats begin on Friday night at 7:30pm and finish on Sunday at 2:30pm. In NT Discernment Retreat will not be live-in.

What do I need to bring?

Please bring a pen, something in which to journal and a bible
– For the retreat at Hospitality House, Largs Bay you will need to bring sheets and towels, for all other venues these will be provided. (Retreat Completed)
– Larg’s Bay and Shoreham are close to water, so if it is warm enough you will have an opportunity to go swimming if you wish.
– St Mary’s Towers is set in 500ha of bushland so some good walking shoes are recommended if you would like to explore some of the many walks.

Will it be in Silence?

The retreat is designed to be in silence to enable an atmosphere of quiet contemplation. You will be guided through the weekend by your director, who will have a chance to meet each day.

How do I prepare for it?

Simply come with an open heart and mind to the love of God for you.

Is the retreat designed for men and women?

Please contact me for options for options for discernment retreats for women.

How much will it cost and how do I pay?

The cost is $60
Payment options are:

1) EFT Commonwealth Bank
Account Name: Missionaries of the Sacred Heart
BSB: 062 148
Account number: 1001 7529
Please notify me of your payment at mailto: discern@whatsalifefor.com or 0408 299 170

2) Cheque Made payable to Missionaries of the Sacred Heart and send to:
Fr Peter Hendriks msc
190 High Street, Willoughby NSW 2068