Alive in the Spirit
8th – 10th July 2021
Time remaining until we are Alive in the Spirit together
New Vision, New Energy, New Life
Being the Community Christ Calls us to be
Renewal Brought to Your Community
30+ On Demand Workshops plus Interactive Encounters
Prayer Spaces, resourcing with
exhibitors and one-to-one
Inspiration and Formation
Plenary Council Facilitator
In November 2017 Lana Turvey-Collins began with the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference working to facilitate a three year process of listening, dialogue and discernment about the future of the Catholic Church in Australia. Prior to this appointment, Lana worked as the Program Manager for Mission Formation and Professional Development for Catholic Mission. She has studied in the areas of mission, theology and Church, and holds bachelor degrees in commerce and arts and a master’s degree in development and human rights.
Before joining Catholic Mission, Lana worked with teams in business on leadership, implementation of vision, values and organisational culture. Lana is passionate about God’s mission and believes there is great richness amidst the diversity and difference in the world. She has lived and worked in Zambia, Peru, Timor-Leste and Japan.
Professor of Systematic Theology, Boston College School of Theology and Ministry
Richard Lennan, a priest of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle since 1983, is Professor of Systematic Theology in the School of Theology and Ministry at Boston College. His principal fields of research and teaching are ecclesiology and the theology of ministry; he has a particular interest in the theology and spirituality of Karl Rahner. His new book (to be published in 2022) is Tilling the Church: Theology for an Unfinished Project.
Prior to moving to Boston, he taught theology at the Catholic Institute of Sydney from 1992-2007 and served as president of the Australian Catholic Theological Association from 2005-07. Most recently, he was a consultant member of the group that drafted The Light from the Southern Cross (2020).
Associate Director for Pastoral Vitality for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Leisa Anslinger is the Associate Director for Pastoral Vitality for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the founder of Catholic Life and Faith, a centre for evangelization, stewardship, and servant leadership development. Leisa brings extensive experience in parishes and schools to her ministry as an author and speaker. She is a frequent presenter on topics ranging from parish leadership, stewardship, evangelization, and strengths development. Her most recent publications include A Vision for Conversion: 8 Steps to Radically Change Your RCIA Process, 30 Days on Stewardship, and What Can I Do?: Ways to Build Parish Community. Leisa is the author of Impact, a monthly formation resource connecting the Sunday readings with daily life.