111 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive, BARDON.

Faber Centre of Ignatian Spirituality
at Mount Coot-tha, Brisbane, Australia.

The Faber Centre of Ignatian Spirituality offers people of today who are searching a variety of spiritual exercises, spiritual guidance, formation programs and different kinds of retreats: Individual Spiritual Direction, Urban , Regional and Rural Outreach, Day Retreats, Weekend Retreats, Residential Retreats, Individually Directed Retreats, or the Full Spiritual Exercises, either in solitude (for 30 days) or in daily life (for 30 weeks).

Our focus is not religious services, but spiritual exercises and spiritual guidance for persons of different religions or of no religion, to develop their freedom and the interiority of their daily human experiences, to discern their beliefs, and for Christian believers to explore their faith in God for a better service of God, through, with, and in Christ. The Faber Centre is in Brisbane, in the northern state of Queensland, Australia, in a beautiful forest setting at the foot of Mt Coot-tha, in Sir Samuel Griffith Drive which circles Mt Coot-tha overlooking Brisbane.
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Faber Guided Retreats

The Faber Centre also offers Individually Guided Retreats for 2, 4 or 6 days, Weekend Retreats, and Day Retreats, adapted always for people in different situations and their diverse needs.
Also available are spiritual formation programs, seminars, workshops, and outreach programs to parish staff and school staff, and to regional and rural areas throughout Queensland.

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Latest Blogs

12 June 2019
Faber Blog
Living Ignatian Spirituality
I sit on the rocks while the great cormorant perches like a statue on the cliff, drying its wings in the sun, surveying the expanse of ocean.Sunbeams dance and sparkle on moving waters, a gentle haze of sea spray is carried in the breeze.  ...
05 June 2019
Faber Blog
Living Ignatian Spirituality
“If you haven’t made it by 35, you never will” “Always aim for the top”The intended message of the above career advice suggests that better outcomes can be achieved through ‘power over’ than the significance of ‘service to,'. How contradictory is the...
29 May 2019
Faber Blog
Living Ignatian Spirituality
It is so easy to feel shame at little things that happen to unravel our cool, our clumsiness or flustering or worse. Loss of control of things in our lives can do this.Sometimes when I am being my most civilised and efficient my very humanness seems ...
22 May 2019
Faber Blog
What does Resurrection mean?  The Dalai Llama once asked this question of a Christian sitting next to him at a John Main Seminar.  This story struck me at the time of hearing about it as I know I would have been startled by such a...
07 May 2019
Faber Blog
Gratitude or thankfulness for everything and everybodyI was encouraged a few years ago to be thankful and to realise that ‘God is in all things’. It is easy to thank God for the wonderful things of life. The sunrise and sunset. The warmth the cold.We...
07 May 2019
Faber Blog
There was an unexpected journey during these Lenten days.Sensed the need to go!Not knowing what to expectfeared for the worst.Arrived by plane – tried to hide feelings of concern, sadness, overwhelming love.Set out together on the long road home...

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About Faber

The Faber Centre of Ignatian Spirituality offers a variety of spiritual exercises, spiritual guidance, formation programs and different kinds of retreats.

Our focus is not religious services, but spiritual exercises and spiritual guidance for persons of different religions or of no religion, to develop their freedom and the interiority of their daily human experiences, to discern their beliefs, and for Christian believers to explore their faith in God for a better service of God, through, with, and in Christ.

Where To Find Us

Address
111 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive, BARDON, QLD, 4065, Australia.
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Phone Number
07 3368 2450

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