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Silent directed retreat – Pace Community

Santa Teresa Spirituality Centre
267 Wellington St
Ormiston  Qld  4160

Hosted by the Pace (pronounced ‘par chay’) Community, this silent directed retreat presents a unique opportunity to experience world class spiritual nourishment in gorgeous surrounds overlooking Moreton Bay. Be cared for the whole time, with no cooking, no cleaning, and no ‘to do’ list — just you seeking your true self in peace and silence. Cost $1,200 (includes five nights; accommodation and all meals). Register by 2 October. See more.


Cursillo Ultreya

St Bart’s Anglican Church, Mt Gravatt
1357 Logan Road (corner Mountain St)
Mount Gravatt  Qld  4122

or join online via Zoom

Gather with Cursillistas and friends from across the Diocese for joyous singing, group reunion and fellowship, and to hear testimonies of how God is at work in people’s lives. This event is open to past and present Cursillistas, as well as anyone considering being part of the Cursillo movement. See more.


Christmas market

North Pine Anglican Church
Cnr Dayboro Road and Wyllie Street
Petrie  Qld  4502

Get your Christmas shopping done and help support local stallholders selling handmade and home grown gifts. Enjoy scrumptious food from the barbecue, or have a bite in the church cafe. There’ll be plenty of entertainment, including donkey rides for kids. This is a COVID safe event. Free entry. See more.


Northern Region lay retreat

Raymont Residential College
Cadell Street
Auchenflower  Qld  4066

Enjoy a weekend of peace and quiet at this silent retreat themed, ‘The birth of Christ within: seeing reality as God does’, and facilitated by Richard Fay, psychotherapist and ambassador of the Centre for Men and Families. The retreat will include an introduction by Bishop Jeremy Greaves, addresses and formal worship, along with plenty of unstructured time for prayer and reflection. Open to people from any Region. See more.


Primary Ichthus camp

Maranatha Recreation Camp
275 Wappa Falls Rd
Yandina Qld  4561

Primary Ichthus Camp is a great opportunity for those in Grades 4 to 7 to explore and grow their faith, make friends and have heaps of fun. The program includes engaging talks exploring the ‘Armour of God’ in the book of Ephesians, along with a host of fun activities and games. See more.