Retreat Programs

The retreats offered at Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre are small retreats 

accommodationRetreatants are accommodated in our modern, comfortable apartments and are supplied with a continental breakfast in their rooms.

Each apartment has an ensuite and facilities for warming food. All linen is supplied and laundry facilities available.

Morning tea is provided and tea, coffee and biscuits available throughout the day. The main meal is at lunch time provided by the Centre and the evening meal is the responsibility of each individual Retreatant in their apartments.

Refreshments AreaRetreatants are requested to arrive after 11am and in time for lunch at 12.30pm in the refreshments area. Departure time is between 10am and 12noon the following Sunday (no lunch).

There are six places available for each retreat. A non-refundable $75.00 deposit is required with each application.

Cost: $575.00 per Retreatant.

Guided Retreats

Spiritual Direction is available on request.

Travelling Lightly

This retreat will focus on Travelling Lightly in a world of chaos, transition and change. Using insights from Daniel O'Leary, John Main, Joan Chittister and others we will rediscover the art and wisdom of attentiveness and letting go.

Monday 3rd July – Sunday 9th July 2017
Facilitator: Sr Yvonne Harte rsj


Directed Retreats

This Directed Retreat is an invitation to rest and to be attentive to the Presence of God in one's life. Retreatants will have access to spiritual direction and Eucharist each day.

Monday 14th August – Sunday 20th August 2017
Spiritual Directors: Sr Yvonne Harte rsj and Sr Lynette Young rsj  

For further information and bookings please contact us on 03 9926 9300.


Private Retreats

Individuals wishing to utilise the accommodation for a private retreat should contact MMHC on 03 9926 9300.