Workshop on Interpersonal Skills

A seven-day workshop aiming to equip participants with practical knowledge, insights and exercises; to make use of one’s own talents, qualities and capabilities in working together; to handle daily challenges, within and outside the community; based on understanding, appreciation and respect. It is specifically designed to facilitate priests, men and women religious toward a harmonious intercultural living, and working relationship in their respective contexts.

Heart of Life Spirituality and Pastoral Centre 2024 formation programs

Full-time Siloam Program for the formation of Spiritual Directors Please note: Applications for the 2024 intake have now closed, however late applications will be considered on their merits. The internationally-renowned Siloam program for the formation of spiritual directors continues to Read More …

Heart of Life Centre for Spiritual & Pastoral Formation

From the Director’s Desk…Welcome to our first eNews of 2023.  It’s a bumper first edition! In 2023, we celebrate 40 years of service.  Keep an eye on our eNews and social media for special events in which you can participate to Read More …

Protecting Our Rights

Pope Francis’ Motu proprio, establishes new procedures for reporting abuse and violence. The document covers not only violence and abuse against children, but also abuse of authority. This includes cases of violence against religious by clerics, as well as abuse committed against adult seminarians or novices. One way to protect people is to provide good them with training in being assertive, so that they can challenge unacceptable behaviours, or to feel confident to report them to authorities. This article discusses assertiveness and what it involves.

Midlife Opportunities – Making Ends Meet

Often called the “Midlife Crisis”, this significant period of transition in life is an encounter with the increasing limitations of aging, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. This two-day seminar was offered in June 2022 by Chris Chaplin MSC for the Divine Word Missionaries sabbatical program held at Nemi, an hour out of Rome. A PDF version of the PowerPoint of his presentation is made available here for your reflection.

International Leadership Development Program 2023

The International Leadership Development Program organized by Faith and Praxis in 2023 will be a multilingual program with simultaneous translation. Please find flyers in three languages with detailed information and see if the program might be of your interest. Also, please forward this email to any members of leadership teams that you think might benefit from this formation.