A Pilgrimage Day at Minjerribah (North Stradbroke)

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A Pilgrimage Day at Minjerribah (North Stradbroke)

Saturday, 3 September

A Pilgrimage Day at Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island)

You are invited to step aside from the hectic pace of life and enjoy a contemplative day on Minjerribah, (North Stradbroke Island.)  This guided pilgrimage day is a perfect opportunity to be refreshed and revived both physically and spiritually.

In the tranquil beauty of the Island, known by the traditional owners of the land, the Quandamooke people, as Minjerribah, we will spend some quiet time with silent walks and reflections.  The experience of the beauty of the ocean, lakes, and the natural vegetation of the Island, invite a special connection with our inner selves and the mystery we call God.  As Anthony de Mello SJ writes,

Any route to God has to be a route toward silence. If you want to reach union with God someday, you must begin with silence.”

When: Saturday 3 September 2022, approximately 7 am to 5 pm.

Meet: 12 Emmett Drive, Cleveland (Toondah Harbour) – meeting time to be confirmed on booking.

Bring: Your own lunch, snacks and water. Wear comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent, plus swimmers should you wish to swim.

The Walk: It is an easy walk, much of which is along boardwalks. However, there are quite a number of steps along the route and you will be free to enjoy the walk in its entirety or part thereof.

Cost : $90 per person which includes the ferry and mini-bus hire costs.

We have nine seats available on the mini-bus so booking is limited and essential.

All are welcome – do not let cost prevent you from participating – please call 1300 EXAMEN (1300 392 636). You are also invited to contribute financially towards the ongoing work of our not-for-profit ministry, at the checkout when booking. We are grateful for your generosity, which enables us to continue sharing the transformative experiences of Ignatian spirituality.

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Location

North Stradbroke Point Lookout
North Stradbroke
North Stradbroke, 4069 Australia
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Mary Robson, Spiritual Director with JISA Faber
Meredith Nicholls, Spiritual Director with JISA Faber
Min Wullems, Spiritual Director with JISA Faber