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

15 July 2019
Faber Blog
Ignatian Spirituality
Often have I pondered how society could accept the installation of concentration camps in Nazi Germany as a consequence of increasing public racism towards the Jewish population.Rosie Glasser, a Dutch Jew and survivor of the Shoah, described this gra...
26 June 2019
Faber Blog
Living Ignatian Spirituality
I woke up this morning to the comforting sound of steady rain drumming on the roof. In the darkness of pre-dawn I feel a sense of being safe and secure, my body curled up and cosy. It’s a primal womb-like experience.I relish the feeling.  P...
26 June 2019
Faber Blog
I was away from home on Pentecost and decided to celebrate this significant  feast of the ‘birth’ of the Church,  in a country town close to where I was staying.    The town boasted a beautiful Cathedral which ...
17 June 2019
Faber Blog
Living Ignatian Spirituality
Picture yourself in the shoes of this refugee advocate sitting 30cm from the haunted eyes, furrowed brow and prematurely aged human who is younger than the advocate's youngest child. When face to face with an emotionless young adult, mentally be...
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...

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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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