The day will include short explanations, followed by individual experience, of several contemplative and meditative practices, including silence, to help deepen your spiritual life.

No prior experience of prayer or particular faith background required. There will be times to share with others in a group what you discover through the various practices, but you do not have to contribute.

Date: Saturday 22 October

Time: 9.30am-4pm. Meet at Ashfield Baptist Church office carpark at 8.45am to car pool.

Venue: Jesuit and Ignatian Spirituality Australia’s Canisius Retreat Centre, 102 Mona Vale Rd, Pymble, set in several acres of lawns, gardens and bushland.

Cost: $70 including chef prepared hot lunch and morning tea with home baked goods. $35 for students, pensioners or anyone for whom the cost is a problem.

For more details please email Maria at