Kardia Formation

Strengthening Spirit – Releasing Potential

Grace Upon Grace

A formation course for spiritual directors in giving Spiritual Exercises


If you are a trained spiritual director who would like to further develop your spiritual direction skills in the area of giving the Spiritual Exercises from a 21st Century perspective, then this 12-month course is for you.  Grace Upon Grace offers participants the opportunity to explore the Spiritual Exercises through a feminine and contemporary lens, using the arts, poetry. music and creativity in giving the Exercises.

The program is will be delivered on-line.  No dates have been set for future courses at this time. If you are interested please complete the Expression of Interest form.


Participants will have made the Full Spiritual Exercises and have completed (or currently undertaking) a formation program in spiritual direction.


The Program 2025/26

Three four-day intensives online:  Daily 9.45 am – 4.15 pm

7 – 10  March 2025:    Graces of the Spiritual Exercises    
20 – 23  June 2025:  Discernment and stages of faith
17 – 20 April 2026:   Giving the Spiritual Exercises in our Expanding Consciousness of God.

Supervised giving of the Spiritual Exercises:

–    giving the Spiritual Exercises to two people
–    attendance at six group supervision sessions
–    attendance at 12 individual supervision sessions

Course Fees: $4,900  (AUD)  (Plus individual supervision fees paid directly to your supervisor @$110 per session aprox. 16 sessions.)

Maximum participants: 4

For more information please contact Kardia

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