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Clergy Annual Retreat


Clergy, make your annual retreat at Koora Retreat August 19-24 this year.

You and your ministry group pays $390.  The diocese supports you with an additional payment of $60.  For this investment you receive 5 days on retreat, with two, three-hour blocks of silent-time each day in which to experience the wilderness and explore desert spirituality alone, interspersed with collegial fireside conversation.  You can retreat in your own room in comfort, dip into the reservoir or the library, share in daily liturgy, walk various bush tracks or the labyrinth, receive spiritual direction, explore the Great Western Woodlands with Anna and Peter's supportive bush craft.

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Koora Retreat is built of relocatable cabins (dongas) around a cloister..

 Fireside:  the place of comtemplation and morning and evening prayer.

Fireside:  the place of comtemplation and morning and evening prayer.

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Since 2005, clergy of the Diocese of Perth have been making an annual retreat at Koora Retreat Centre.  This year's retreat, is offered to both rural and city clergy together.

There are three- hour blocks of time to be alone, morning and afternoon. the remotness of rural ministry means many rural clergy enjoy time together also.

Time alone in this remote wilderness allows us to contemplate the very heart of what is.

There are 12 single rooms and 2 caravans available.  After that number of clergy have applied, any additional applicants can come if they wish to be housed in a tent.  Mark this week of retreat in your diaries, and contact us to register your interest and for more information.

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 As part of building community, you will be able to select a 'job' to do for the good of the group. Long table dining also builds community.

As part of building community, you will be able to select a 'job' to do for the good of the group. Long table dining also builds community.

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Your room has bedding, towel, electric blanket, desk, chair.

 Koora Retreat has a library of relevant books to act as conversation partners if you are the 'talkative' type.

Koora Retreat has a library of relevant books to act as conversation partners if you are the 'talkative' type.

 You may enjoy the flavors and textures of slow- cooked camp fire cooking.

You may enjoy the flavors and textures of slow- cooked camp fire cooking.

 Koora's Chartres-patterned labyrinth will offer you a 2 km contemplative walk right on your doorstep.

Koora's Chartres-patterned labyrinth will offer you a 2 km contemplative walk right on your doorstep.

 Camp Kitchen cooking is part of the jobs opportunities for retreatants.  Lets talk about cooking your favourite recipe for the group.

Camp Kitchen cooking is part of the jobs opportunities for retreatants.  Lets talk about cooking your favourite recipe for the group.

 We share a Eucharist within the wilderness.

We share a Eucharist within the wilderness.

 Sitting area in the library, out of the weather.

Sitting area in the library, out of the weather.