Something deep and mystical calls all Australians to journey to the heart of our nation to honour its symbols, stories and beauty in a prayerful spirit of awe and thanksgiving.
Alice Springs (3) • Santa Teresa Mission – Spirituality Centre, Keringke Arts Centre & Mass at the Santa Teresa Parish Church • Ewaninga Rock Carvings • West MacDonnell Ranges • Simpsons Gap • Standley Chasm • Ormiston Gorge • Ellery Creek • Kings Canyon – Resort stay (2) • Karrke Aboriginal cultural experience • Curtin Springs Station • Uluru – Ayers Rock Resort (2) • Kata Tjuta National Park – The Olgas outdoor Mass • Sounds of Silence Dinner experience • Field of Lights sunset encounter
Theme: New Beginnings
Meet your group leader and get to know your fellow travelers as we come together to share our first group dinner.
Alice Springs Overnight (D)
Theme: Springs in Dry Places
Proposed Mass: Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Alice Springs
Alice Springs Overnight (BLD)
Theme: Abundance of Blessings
Proposed Mass: Santa Teresa Parish Church
Alice Springs Overnight (BD)
Theme: Food for the Journey
Kings Canyon Resort Overnight (BD)
Theme: God’s Provision
Proposed Mass: Outdoor Mass at Kings Canyon
Kings Canyon Resort Overnight (BD)
Theme: Wonder of Creation
Proposed Mass: Outdoor Mass
Uluru Overnight (BLD) – Desert Gardens Hotel
Theme: Healing & Restoration
Proposed Mass: Outdoor Mass in Kata Tjuta
Uluru Overnight (BD) – Desert Gardens Hotel
Theme: Gratitude & Peace
Proposed Mass: Mass at the Yulara Communty Shed
* All tour inclusions and order of daily arrangements remain subject to change due to any unforeseen circumstances, which may arise, or at the discretion of the tour leadership.
Fr Ken Barker is the founder of the Missionaries of God’s Love (MGL), a new religious congregation in the Australian Church with some 30 priests, and many serminarians and novices. He also co-founded the MGL sisters, who move under the same charism. He is involved in many works of evangelization and spiritual renewal and is the author of many popular books, including Becoming Fire, Young Men Rise Up, A Radical Way of Love, His Name is Mercy, Amazing Love, Alive in the Spirit, The Wonder of the Eucharist, The Way of Jesus, Fire to the Earth, Go Set the World on Fire and Mary, Dsiciple and Mother. What a rich and spiritually colourful journey this promises to be under his experienced and inspiring leadership through the spiritual heart of Central Australia.
And with Tour Director: Selina Hasham (Harvest CEO)
Very Rev Dr David Ranson is the Vicar General of the Diocese of Broken Bay and Parish Priest of Chatswood in Sydney. Ordained in 1992 as a member of the Cistercian community of Tarrawarra Abbey, Fr David serves in many capacities within the Diocese of Broken Bay and for the broader Church. Currently he holds key roles with the Australian Catholic Plenary Council having been appointed as a member of the Secretariat and one of the Chairpersons. Fr David is widely published in books and journals and publishes regularly on his personal blog site.
26 Apr - 03 May 2022
Fr Ken Barker MGL
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This trip has intensified our spiritual connection with Mary and the time provided gave us time for personal reflections.