Upcoming Events

Tropical Retreat in Nature in Far North Queensland

Seville Mercy Conference Centre Presents:

A Five Day Walking Retreat
based in Cairns and Far North Queensland

12 – 18 JULY 2021
Cost $2200 (inc GST)
(Includes single room accommodation with shared bathroom, allmeals, excursions, and guided trips to key places in the Far North.)




To register for the retreat please contact Priscilla O’Brien (Ministry Development Coordinator for an application form and send to:
Email: priscilla@mcauleyministries.org.au
Tel: 07 4047 8103
Hurry! Places are limited to only 15 participants.

Retreat Presenter – DR PETER SAUNDERS
Peter is a spiritual director, retreat leader and bushwalker. He has a strong commitment to ecological conversion. He is the founder of the “Being with God in Natureā€ ministry, providing opportunities in Nature to encounter the Presence that is God in all Creation.
The Retreat will offer the following:

  • Experience of indigenous culture
  • Dreamtime Walks at Mossman Gorge
  • Day on Fitzroy Island
  • Visit to St Monica’s cathedral – Creation Windows
  • Trip to Atherton Tablelands
  • Trip to Cairns Botanical Gardens and Gondwanan Heritage Garden
  • Access to Seville’s grounds and Mercy Creek Rainforest walk
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Ecumenical Women’s Breakfast

An informative and inspiring event for Christian women! This is an opportunity to get together and start a dialogue about the environment and our role as Christians.

Our Guest speaker Lesley Van Staveren will talk about her inspiring journey with recycling and waste reduction and how to hear the cry of the earth.

Ticket is $35 and includes a hot breakfast

To register please go to
TryBooking Ticketing
Contact Person:
Priscilla O’Brien
Tel: 4047 8103

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Understanding Laudato Si Series

This series is based on Fr Daniel Horan’s series on Laudato Si. Fr Horan is a well known American Franciscan Friar, Speaker and Author. Participants will go on a journey to reflect on the message of Pope Francis’ Encyclical on “Laudato Si” and the Care for our Common Home.


8 May, 12 June, 10 July, 7 August, 11 September 2021
Saturdays 9am – 10.30am
Total cost is $60 and includes a copy of theEncyclical Laudato Si and morning tea
Series will consist of video input, group discussions, reflection and prayer
Series provide 5 hours of Teacher Accreditation To Teach in a Catholic school


Please go to:
Laudato Si Series Registration form

Contact: Priscilla O’Brien

Email: priscilla@mcauleyministries.org.au

Tel: 4047 8103


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