Public Talk: Inflamed audacity – Seven fires for our ministry

'Dare the audacity of the improbable' in your ministry. Imagine this daring energy as the fire of the creative Spirit that guides, frees, and renews every act, every person and every wild desire in Christian ministry. Every spark of it is ready to reproduce itself in a new fire along the margins of our ministry. Here the breath of God bellows the fire of love at the forge of making the improbable happen.

This challenging image surfaced in a recent international Jesuit congregation looking at future works. This talk will use spiritual exercises to break open inflamed audacity through seven fires. We will experience one of them and you will be given the other six to take home with you into your own ministry.

Pope Frances says this desire for the more, the magis, 'is the fire, the fervour of action that rouses us from slumber'. Join us for an awakening night.

Date: 22 Nov (Thursday), 8 till 10 pm
Participation by donation of any amount. 
Venue: Canisius /Bellarmine Hall, Church of St Francis Xavier, Petaling Jaya

For registration visit or contact Michael Tan at 012 871 8722.


Fr. Michael Hansen SJ, is a Jesuit of the Australian Province. He is the National Director of the First Spiritual Exercises ministry (FSE), a retreat director, speaker, spiritual formator and writer. He is based at Canisius Spirituality Centre, Sydney, NSW. With an academic background in the arts and theology, he has developed creative uses of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises. Michael has given First Spiritual Exercises retreats and training workshops in Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, USA and Canada. Michael has served in several schools and parishes, produced radio and television programmes, and is the author of several works.