Dr Kerrie Hide

Dr Kerrie Hide enjoys silence, gardening and pondering mystical texts, and has been a spiritual director for 35 years.  She first studied spiritual direction with Professor Janet Ruffing at Fordham University, 1985-86.  Kerrie lectured in mystical-theology, at Australian Catholic University for eighteen years, where she developed a Masters in Spiritual Direction.  She was a full time spiritual director at St Mary’s Towers Retreat centre for 9 years.  Kerrie is author of the award winning book, Gifted Origins to Graced Fulfilment: the Soteriology of Julian of Norwich and has written many articles on contemplative prayer. Currently she enjoys writing, giving retreats and offering spiritual direction. 

                            Kerrie may be contacted on kerriehide@icloud.com

Now is the time of the nightingale singing.
In every meadow we hear the song of the turtle dove.
The fig tree is forming its fresh new fruits
and the young blossoming vines shower out a sweet fragrance.
Come my love, my beloved friend, come away.
Song of Songs, 2:13