Welcome to JISA Campion

JISA Campion acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation who are the traditional custodians of this land and we pay our respect to the elders both past and present.

We are a community of welcome and prayer. Our team of Ignatian Spiritual Directors offer programs and retreats, which are steeped in the spirituality of Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556).

Ignatian Spirituality is about finding God in all things. This enables us to find purpose, meaning, light and joy in everything that crosses our path of life. Relationships, events, my feelings, what happens to me are all vehicles for God to lead me towards a richer life.

Campion began in 1978 with the goal of offering directed retreats and ‘themed’ retreats based on the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556). It has grown since then and now offers a diversity of programs:

 

  • Full Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life
  • Ignatian Spiritual Accompaniment
  • Pastoral Supervision
  • Silent Directed Retreats
  • The Full Spiritual Exercises in silence
  • The First Spiritual Exercises
  • Prayer/Reflection Days
  • Weekend Retreats
  • Quiet Time in Nature
  • Contemplative Walks
  • Pilgrimages

Ignatian Spirituality helps you in building a personal relationship with Jesus. It includes intimate dialogue with Christ and reflections on how God is present in your daily life.  At Campion, you are invited to deepen your ability to discern the way God speaks to you, to hear God’s voice in the depths of your heart and life.

Facilities

JISA Campion has bedrooms, spiritual direction rooms, a beautiful library and meeting room for groups and communities to pray, meet, and stay.

Gardens

Our gardens provide opportunities to rest, to reflect on the seasons of creation and to delight in God’s beauty.

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labyrinth

A labyrinth is an ancient symbol symbolising wholeness.

Walking the labyrinth enables you to quieten your mind through contemplation and prayer.  Begin on the outside and weave your way inwards, while reflecting on each step and turn, as you trace the “Way of Ignatius.”

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Outreach Programs

WE COME TO YOU

Our JISA Campion Outreach Teams are available to work in your parish, school, community, or organisation. We can come to you wherever you are located and help build up the prayer life and spirituality of your community.

Experienced Spiritual Directors will work closely with you in developing a program what will allow participants to deepen their personal prayer life and relationship with God, whether they be prayer days, retreats, spirituality programs and Spiritual Direction.

For more information, please contact JISA Campion’s director Fr Michael Ryan SJ via telephone 1300 392 636.

Emmaus Spirituality Ministry

Emmaus Centre for Spirituality is a joint ministry of JISA Campion and the Diocese of Sale. The Emmaus Spirituality Ministry support parishes, groups, teams and individuals across the Diocese.

We can offer days of reflection and prayer, retreats, individual spiritual direction in the Ignatian tradition and the Full Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius. For more information, contact Geraldine Naismith via telephone 1300 392 636.

What's on at JISA Campion

The Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life – AVAILABLE ALL YEAR

What is God inviting me to? Nourishment – Discernment – Clarity – Freedom Deepen your relationship with God, nourish your ongoing prayer life and discern God's will for you. The full Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Loyola […]

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What Makes you Come Alive? Weekend Retreat

Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Dr. Howard Thurman (1899-1981)   Like St Ignatius, Howard Thurman […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Women’s Wisdom – Weekend Retreat

The Way of Holiness - A Church where Women’s Stories are Honoured Join us on this weekend where we will explore the sacred feminine way of being church; seeing ourselves and each other through the loving […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Ignatian Silent Directed Retreat – Kew VIC

The JISA Campion Team warmly welcomes all who seek a time of rest, contemplation, prayer, and discernment, in these Ignatian Silent Directed Residential Retreats.   Your retreat includes accommodation, all meals, spiritual accompaniment, facilitation, and […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Contemplative Prayer Practice – Online Retreat Series

We warmly welcome you to this introductory contemplation series. A time to discover four of the most loved contemplative practices over four evenings. Take some time just for you, join us to explore four different […]

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Come and Rest Retreat Day

A retreat day especially for you, a spacious time to come and rest. Your retreat will begin with an introduction to the theme of the day. There will be times of silence for reflection on […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Quiet Time in the Bush, Kew VIC

Come away to a quiet place and rest awhile.  Mark 6.30 "There is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, in a dewdrop, in a poor person’s face".  Pope […]

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Jesuit Social Services Bush Hut, 110 Studley Park Road
Kew, Vic 3101 Australia
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Australian Ignatian Trail

Seven walking days (nine nights) Wednesday evening 29 May – Friday morning 7 June These ‘camino’ experiences provide an opportunity for encountering Ignatian Spiritualty, discerning and listening to God’s presence in Nature. Step aside from everyday […]

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South Australia, SA Australia
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Full Spiritual Exercises – in Silence at JISA Campion

The Spiritual Exercises is the very best thing that in this life, I can think, perceive, or understand for helping a person benefit her or himself as well as bringing fruit, benefit, and advantage to […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Winter Contemplative Walk, Braeside Park VIC

A time for guided reflection, silent contemplative walking and listening to God’s presence within yourself and nature. As the earth lies dormant, we are invited to rest in God’s presence and reflect on our own […]

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Braeside Park, Braeside Park Lower Dandenong Rd
Braeside, VIC Australia
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Quiet Time in the Bush, Kew VIC

Come away to a quiet place and rest awhile.  Mark 6.30 "There is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, in a dewdrop, in a poor person’s face".  Pope […]

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Jesuit Social Services Bush Hut, 110 Studley Park Road
Kew, Vic 3101 Australia
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What is God asking of me? Weekend Discernment Retreat

If you ever wonder what God may be asking of you? Come and join us as we explore ways of discerning the voice of God speaking to us at the core of our being. Your […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Quiet Time in the Bush, Kew VIC

Come away to a quiet place and rest awhile.  Mark 6.30 "There is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, in a dewdrop, in a poor person’s face".  Pope […]

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Jesuit Social Services Bush Hut, 110 Studley Park Road
Kew, Vic 3101 Australia
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Telling the Stories – Can You Hear Me? Weekend

  We live through our stories. We are shaped by them, and we shape them. What is the story that you want to hear, from your own heart, that might be needed now?   Come to a sacred space […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Ignatian Silent Directed Retreat – Kew VIC

The JISA Campion Team warmly welcomes all who seek a time of rest, contemplation, prayer, and discernment, in these Ignatian Silent Directed Residential Retreats.   Your retreat includes accommodation, all meals, spiritual accompaniment, facilitation, and […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Soul Journey – Weekend Retreat

This live-in weekend retreat invites you to ponder the words of Jesus ‘Are you weary, carrying a heavy burden? Then come to me. I will refresh your life, for I am your oasis’.  Matthew 11:28 […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Quiet Time in the Bush, Kew VIC

Come away to a quiet place and rest awhile.  Mark 6.30 "There is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, in a dewdrop, in a poor person’s face".  Pope […]

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Jesuit Social Services Bush Hut, 110 Studley Park Road
Kew, Vic 3101 Australia
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Contemplative Prayer Practice – Retreat Series

We warmly welcome you to this introductory contemplation series. A time to discover four of the most loved contemplative practices over four evenings. Take some time just for you, join us to explore four different […]

Find out more
JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Come and Rest Retreat Day

A retreat day especially for you, a spacious time to come and rest. Your retreat will begin with an introduction to the theme of the day. There will be times of silence for reflection on […]

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JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Contemplative Walk, Sherbrook Forest VIC

A time for guided reflection, silent contemplative walking and listening to God’s presence within yourself and nature. Starting from Ferny Creek Reserve in the Dandenongs, we walk two loops. In the morning via quiet country […]

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Ferny Creek Recreational Reserve, Cnr Clarkmont & Hilton Rds
Sassafras, VIC 3787 Australia
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Quiet Time in the Bush, Kew VIC

Come away to a quiet place and rest awhile.  Mark 6.30 "There is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, in a dewdrop, in a poor person’s face".  Pope […]

Find out more
Jesuit Social Services Bush Hut, 110 Studley Park Road
Kew, Vic 3101 Australia
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Australian Ignatian Trail

Four walking days (six nights) Tuesday evening 8 October – Monday morning 14 October These ‘camino’ experiences provide an opportunity for encountering Ignatian Spiritualty, discerning and listening to God’s presence in Nature. Step aside from everyday […]

Find out more
South Australia, SA Australia
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Ignatian Silent Directed Retreat – Kew VIC

The JISA Campion Team warmly welcomes all who seek a time of rest, contemplation, prayer, and discernment, in these Ignatian Silent Directed Residential Retreats.   Your retreat includes accommodation, all meals, spiritual accompaniment, facilitation, and […]

Find out more
JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Quiet Time in the Bush, Kew VIC

Come away to a quiet place and rest awhile.  Mark 6.30 "There is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, in a dewdrop, in a poor person’s face".  Pope […]

Find out more
Jesuit Social Services Bush Hut, 110 Studley Park Road
Kew, Vic 3101 Australia
+ Google Map

Come and Rest Retreat Day

A retreat day especially for you, a spacious time to come and rest. Your retreat will begin with an introduction to the theme of the day. There will be times of silence for reflection on […]

Find out more
JISA Campion – VIC, 99 Studley Park Road (Enter via Hodgsen St)
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
+ Google Map

Quiet Time in the Bush, Kew VIC

Come away to a quiet place and rest awhile.  Mark 6.30 "There is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, in a dewdrop, in a poor person’s face".  Pope […]

Find out more
Jesuit Social Services Bush Hut, 110 Studley Park Road
Kew, Vic 3101 Australia
+ Google Map

Australian Ignatian Trail 2025

2025 dates to be confirmed Four walking days (six nights) Seven walking days (nine nights) These ‘camino’ experiences provide an opportunity for encountering Ignatian Spiritualty, discerning and listening to God’s presence in Nature. Step aside from […]

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South Australia, SA Australia
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Online Retreats

The Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life – AVAILABLE ALL YEAR

What is God inviting me to? Nourishment – Discernment – Clarity – Freedom Deepen your relationship with God, nourish your ongoing prayer life and discern God's will for you. The full Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Loyola […]

Find out more

Erromeria Self-Guided Online Pilgrimage

Jesuit and Ignatian Spirituality Australia invites you to Erromeria – a virtual pilgrimage with Ignatius. Erromeria is Basque for a ‘festive pilgrimage’ and Ignatius came from the Basque region of Spain. Erromeria was created to celebrate the “Ignatian Year” a […]

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Seeking God On the Way – Online Five Mondays fortnightly

Nothing is more practical than finding God, than falling in Love in a quite absolute, final way.  What you are in love with, what seizes your imagination, will affect everything. Pedro Arrupe SJ This online […]

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On the Way with Inigo – Introduction to Ignatian Spirituality Course

An Online Ignatian Spirituality Course This course is for anyone who is seeking to learn more about Ignatian Spirituality and who has a desire to incorporate this into their daily life. Over the five sessions, […]

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3 to 8 Day Individually Guided Retreats – Online

Are you seeking a contemplative space of prayer and reflection? A space to find stillness, rest and renewal? A time to stop and listen to God’s whisper of love? The following guided online retreats will […]

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Online,

Contemplative Prayer Practice – Online Retreat Series

We warmly welcome you to this introductory contemplation series. A time to discover four of the most loved contemplative practices over four evenings. Take some time just for you, join us to explore four different […]

Find out more
Online,

3 to 8 Day Individually Guided Retreats – Online

Are you seeking a contemplative space of prayer and reflection? A space to find stillness, rest and renewal? A time to stop and listen to God’s whisper of love? The following guided online retreats will […]

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Online,

On The Way – Online Retreat in Daily Life

This online retreat in daily life offers you an opportunity to walk with your own experience, to reflect on God who companions you and to discern the movements of the Spirit calling you onward in […]

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I am a Tree of Life Online Retreat 2024

Welcome to this beautiful online retreat. Created for IM23 I am a Tree of Life, now available as an online retreat experience – over eight Monday nights leading up to and during Season of Creation this year. Spiritual […]

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3 to 8 Day Individually Guided Retreats – Online

Are you seeking a contemplative space of prayer and reflection? A space to find stillness, rest and renewal? A time to stop and listen to God’s whisper of love? The following guided online retreats will […]

Find out more
Online,

3 to 8 Day Individually Guided Retreats – Online

Are you seeking a contemplative space of prayer and reflection? A space to find stillness, rest and renewal? A time to stop and listen to God’s whisper of love? The following guided online retreats will […]

Find out more
Online,

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99 Studley Park Road, Kew VIC 3101