Adult Formation

Dominican Retreat and Workshop Opportunities in March 2017


The Dominican Sisters of Aotearoa New Zealand are bringing two speakers to New Zealand.  They will be in Dunedin, Oamaru, and Invercargill.

Margaret Galliardi and Sharon Zayac both have a long involvement with movements for ecological justice and the spirituality that sustains in the work for a more hopeful future for earth and its people. 

For more information on Margaret and Sharon please see the Dominican Family website:

Oamaru - retreat

Seeds of Hope: Renewing ourselves in a world of chaos

Friday 17 March, 7-9pm               Teschemakers

Saturday 18 March, 9am-3pm     Teschemakers

Register for this retreat with Jan Law at [email protected]

Dunedin - workshops

Turning Towards Life:  Renewing ourselves as we work for a sustainable planet

Thursday 23 March                        TBA

Friday 24 March 7-9pm                 Burns Lodge at Holy Cross, Mosgiel

Saturday 25 March 9am-4pm       Burns Lodge at Holy Cross, Mosgiel

Arrowtown - workshop

Monday 27 March, 10am-12pm                   


Contacts for more information:

Oamaru                   Jan Law:  [email protected]

Dunedin                  Sandra Winton:  [email protected]

Invercargill              Judith Robinson:  [email protected]


Laudato Si visiting speaker sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy 


Other formation opportunites

TCI Courses are offered each year at Holy Cross Centre Mosgiel. Details of the courses offered each year are available in the Upcoming Events section of the Website.

Catechetical Studies This course is offered by the Catholic Education office in co-operation with the College of Education and the University of Otago's Department of Theology and Religious Studies. All papers are taught at the College of Education and some can form part of your College degree or diploma.
This programme is offered at both our Dunedin and Invercargill campuses.