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					                                                            Kilbride Centre for Spirituality
                                                             and Personal Development

Kilbride March, 2010 Newsletter                                                      March 1, 2010

A Word from the Director -                                                               Newsletter Spotlight
                                                                                              What’s New
A primary concern for all at Kilbride is how to keep working for the common good
                                                                                     •        Music Based
locally and being aware of the global reality as well. We are trying to provide a             Mindfulness
communal context which is respectful of people as individuals and each with their    •        Drumming— Evening
own interests and needs. That is the reason for our diverse programs and                      Class
workshops that are all directed towards health and well being, physical and
spiritual.                                                                                    Coming Soon
                                                                                     •        Kilbride Open Day
As we farewell Summer and welcome Autumn here in Kilbride it may be worthwhile                Sunday April 18
for us to take account of our own real needs and desires so that we each grow in
                                                                                     •        An evening with
self-understanding and appreciation. Life is worth living and we do not need a                Television Producer,
great deal to be at peace. Community in its various shapes and forms, from family             Peter Thomas
to friendships in work and play. Let’s be grateful for what we have and the          •        Depression & Ageing
                                                                                              Gracefully workshop
blessings that we can take for granted while so many people are homeless and
hungry both in our midst and in our world.
                                                                                           For more details see
                                                                                             What’s On below
Maryanne Confoy

                                             What’s On

                              Sunday April 18                                1-4pm
                                Come along to sample what we offer
                          Live Music Sausage Sizzle Devonshire Tea
                                       and Art Exhibition
                                       Free Demonstrations include
                          Drumming, Shiatsu, Reiki, Open Heart Meditation,
                             Art & craft, Reflexology, Massage, Kinesiology

Music Based Mindfulness with Carolyn Van Dort
A program using music to lead to an awareness of self in the present moment.
Dates:   Wednesdays 10 & 24 March
Time:    10am-12pm      Cost: $10 (Concession $5)   Enquiries:   9690 1076

Community Singing With Cliff and Gwynneth Powell
Community Singing With Cliff and Gwynneth Powell
Community singing is nurturing and supportive. It enhances wellbeing, engages communities and welcomes diversity.
Everyone is welcome to explore the joys of singing as a community.
When: First Thursday of the month
Time:     2—3.30pm       Cost: Donation      Enquiries: 9690 1076

Drumming with Ruth Massas
Drums used in the past to enhance well-being for mind body & soul. Come and join to begin your journey with basic drumming.
When:    Daytime             First & Third Wednesday of the Month
Time:    10am-12pm           Cost: $15 (Concession $10)
When:    Evening             Second & Fourth Wednesday of the Month
Time:    7-9pm               Cost: $15 (Concession $10) Enquiries: 9690 1076

Conversation Afternoons
Dorothy Day: Prophet for the Present time with Maryanne Confoy
The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has a start with
each one of us.    Dorothy Day, The Long Loneliness

Dates:   Wednesday March 17 & 24         Time:    1.45-3.15pm         Cost: Donation   RSVP:     9690 1076

Gentle yoga for people of all ages   - All welcome
Every Friday Time: 1 — 2.15pm        Cost: Donation RSVP: 9690 1076

Shiatsu Remedial Therapy with Tracy Watt
Shiatsu Acupressure massage for removal of pain and tension. Shiatsu helps with hip and knee pain, shoulders and lower
back pain, frozen shoulders
By Appointment only. Call Tracy on 0429 938 337

Naturopath    with Rosemary Dunne—Vibrance Natural Health
“Where Ancient wisdom meets modern practice
By Appointment only. Call Rosemary on 0439 850 950

Kinesiology Introductory Evening with Tracy Watt and Lionel Thomas
Dates: Wednesday           March 10          Allergies and Nutirition
          Thursday         March 18          Depression and Anxiety
          Tuesday          March 23          ADD & Learning Difficulty
Time:     7-8 pm           Cost: $5          RSVP: 9690 1076


Silent Day Retreats at Kilbride Led by Margaret Carroll pbvm and Phil Tiernan rscj
Date: Mondays March 22, May 10, June 21, August 16, October 11
Time: 10am—3pm Cost: $30 or donation       RSVP: 1 week in advance on 9690 1203

Spiritual Direction
Email Margaret or call 0400 840 108

Guided Prayer
For your Faith/Church community to take up this invitation contact Kristen Hobby at
or call 9690 1203 / 9690 1076 (Tuesdays)

Weekly Meditation
Open Heart Meditation
Monday Evening               8pm Led by the Reiki Tummo Group
Cost: $5                     All welcome
Monday Afernoon              12pm
Cost: gold coin donation     All welcome

Art, Craft & Reading
Craft Morning          The group meets every Thursday during the school term
Time: 10.00-12.30           Dates: Term 1     Thursdays February 4—25 March
Cost: Gold Coin Donation    Enquiries: 9690 1076

Reading Group Led by Julie Ellerton
February Book: Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
Reading Group Led by Julie Ellerton
February Book: Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
Date: 2nd Wednesday of the month               Time: 7.00 –9pm

Silk Painting with Artist Patricia Daniels                  All materials supplied.
Mondays March 15, 22, April 12, 19
Time:   10am – 3.30pm       Cost: $30 each         RSVP: 96901076


Interested in playing 500?
Help us form a group call Jude on 9690 1076.

Men’s Dinner
Join us for an evening of good conversation, good food and an interesting guest speaker.
Held on the 4th Wednesday of the month
Upcoming Dinner Dates: March 24, April 28, May 26, June 23
Time: 6.45 — 9.00pm     Cost: $25 RSVP: 9690 1076 (1 week prior)

Counselling Services:
Carers’ Program with Judy Treacy                Enquiries             9690 1076
Pastoral Counselling with Monica Walsh          Enquiries             0419 523560
Pastoral Counselling with Mary Kingsbury        Enquiries             9690 1076

                   Remember Conference Centre for Hire
            The Kilbride Centre offers facilities for workshops, meetings, seminars, retreats and
                     conferences at reasonable rates in pleasant, peaceful surroundings.

Conference Centre
•    2 conference rooms
•    Areas for small group work
•    Kitchen facilities & dining room
•    Catering upon request

Includes: VCR, TV, DVD & CD players; Overhead Projector;
Whiteboard & markers; Tea/coffee provided

Full day                       $250
Half day                       $150
                                                                                                           Kilbride Centre
Evening hourly rate            $35
                                                                                                           52 Beaconsfield Parade
                                                                                                           Albert Park 3206
Workshop Room
•      Large workshop area
•      Kitchen facilities with dining area
•      Catering upon request

Includes CD players; Overhead Projector;
Whiteboard & markers; Tea/coffee provided                    Meeting Rooms
                                                             Kilbride has a number of rooms available for smaller groups.

Full day                       $250
                                                             Full day                           $80
Half day                       $150
                                                             Half day                           $50
Evening hourly rate            $35
                                                             Hourly rate                        $20

                                                                        Therapy Room
                                                             Full day                           $80
                                                             Half day                           $50
                                                             Hourly rate                        $20

                                              Questions or comments?
                           Please email us at or call 9690 1076
                                        Or go to

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