Kardia Formation

Full Spiritual Exercises Retreat

Kardia Formation offers the full Spiritual Exercises over thirty days in an enclosed live-in retreat or as a retreat in daily life over approximately thirty five-weeks.

Full Spiritual Exercises Live-In Retreat

By private arrangement – contact Kardia

Making the Full Spiritual Exercises as a live-in retreat means leaving family, friends and business responsibilities and dedicating oneself to the discipline of silence and of four or so periods of prayer each day. Each day retreatants will meet with their director and reflect about their experience in prayer.  For more information, please contact Kardia or complete the Full Spiritual Exercises Application Form. Upon receipt of the application form, you will be invited to an interview at Kardia in which we will discern together whether this retreat is the best way for you to make the full Spiritual Exercises.

BushlandThe grounds of Amberley

Amberley is situated on a bend of the Yarra River in Lower Plenty overlooking Westerfolds Park to the Dandenong Ranges. ‘Amberley’ is approximately 20 kilometers from the heart of Melbourne and 40 minutes from Melbourne’s International Airport and has easy access to both the Western Ring Road and the Eastern Freeway.

Full Spiritual Exercises in daily life.

Anytime

Kardia spiritual directors will offer the full Spiritual Exercises as a retreat in daily life during 2016.  You may commence at a time that works for you and your spiritual director and will meet for spiritual direction weekly either at Kardia or via Skype.

St. Ignatius foresaw that some people would be ready for the experience of the full Exercises but unable get away for a 30-day period and so suggested that one can make this retreat in the midst of ordinary daily life at home with guidance from a spiritual director. It involves a daily commitment of 60-90 minutes in prayer and reflection centered on the themes of the Exercises and a weekly meeting with the spiritual director for approximately nine or ten months. It is usually called The Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life, but because I

For more information, please contact Kardia or complete the Full Spiritual Exercises Application Form.. Upon receipt of the application form, you will be invited to an interview at Kardia in which we will discern together whether this retreat is the best way for you to make the full Spiritual Exercises.