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Leadership for Mission 2018-2019

Leadership for Mission

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Leadership for Mission contributes to the formation of educated and faith-filled young women for mission within and beyond the Church.

Leadership for Mission

  • Is for women aged 25-35 years with a first degree.
  • Blends residential and online learning over two years (2018-2019).
  • Combines theological education, faith formation and preparation for mission in a multi-faith world
  • Contributes to personal, spiritual and professional development
  • Builds on the success of the Young Catholic Women's Interfaith Fellowship (2006-2016)
  • Is the result on a collaboration between Catholic Mission, Catholic Church Insurance, Australian Catholic University and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.

Participants attend two four-day residentials each year through 2017 and 2018. Residentials are generally held in February and July at Mary MacKillop Place, North Sydney.

Participants typically travel to Sydney on Wednesday afternoon, arriving in time for dinner. Thursday to Sunday are spent in range of experiential activities, including an introduction to one academic unit. Participants travel home on Sunday afternoon.

During each semester one academic unit is completed, mostly through online learning.

Most costs are covered by the sponsors including airfares, accommodation, meals, excursions and tuition though participants contribute $4000 over two years. A payment plan or financial support from employers, parishes and dioceses can be negotiated.


Below are the relevant forms. The links will take you to another website.

Application form

Referee Form