Retreat Programs

The retreats offered at Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre are small retreats

Retreatants are accommodated in our modern, comfortable apartments and are supplied with a continental breakfast in their rooms.

Each apartment has an ensuite and facilities for warming food including a microwave, toaster, kettle and a fridge. All linen is supplied and laundry facilities available.

Morning tea is provided and tea, coffee and biscuits available throughout the day. The main meal is at lunch time provided by the Centre and the evening meal is the responsibility of each individual Retreatant in their apartments.

Retreatants are requested to arrive after 11.00am on the first day, in time for lunch at 12.30pm in the Refreshments area. Departure time is between 10.00am and 12.00noon the following Sunday (no lunch).

There are six places available for each retreat. A non-refundable $50.00 deposit is required with each application.

Cost: $700.00 per Retreatant.

For further information and bookings please contact us on 03 9926 9300.

Directed Retreats

This retreat is an invitation to rest and be attentive to the Presence of God in one’s life. Retreatants will have access to spiritual direction each day.

Monday 21 September – Sunday 26 September

Spiritual Directors: Yvonne Harte rsj & Lynette Young rsj


Monday 12 October – Sunday 18 October

Facilitator: Yvonne Harte rsj

Private Retreats

Individuals are welcome to utilise our accommodation facilities for a private retreat. For more information on our accommodation please follow this link.

For further information and costs please call MMHC on (03) 9926 9300 or email

Spiritual Direction

Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre offers spiritual direction at the Centre and other locations by arrangement.

For further information please call MMHC on (03) 9926 9300 or email