No more wondering, “How do I make faith formation engaging?”
Our communities CRAVE your life-giving retreats, prayers and pastoral care.
But they take time and headspace to create!
That’s where I can help.
Your work is made easier with my easy-to-run online retreat and resources.
You can quickly provide faith formation experiences that creatively blend wellbeing research, neuroscience and theology to meet your people’s pastoral needs.
Our village can empower our kids to THRIVE!
“Human Dignity” is a powerful antidote for our struggles today
What other people are saying
“Donna’s passion, talent and skills shine through every time she runs a retreat at our school. She’s in her element and our staff and students love her.”
– Jane, Primary School APRE
“We are unapologetically a Catholic school and we love that Donna’s activities gave our staff a hands-on, fun experience of the Catholic faith.”
Martin, Secondary School APRE
“We focus on wellbeing for our staff days so we are very happy to find a match with Donna. She blends Catholic theology and wellbeing research together seamlessly. I found the experience really empowered our staff and several of them thanked me afterwards.”
Sonia, Secondary School APRE
“I looked online for help to plan our retreats and only found youth ministry games until I came across Donna’s website. I really appreciate that Donna is an expert in this area and I can trust her retreat activities work in schools.”
Chris, Middle School Coordinator
“We appreciated how well Donna’s message for the staff retreat linked in with our own focus and how easy it was to download the resources.”
Liz, Secondary School Dean of Identity
“Our staff retreat facilitator cancelled and we needed a program last minute, so I was so glad to find Donna online.”
Geoff, Primary School Principal
“Running a faith formation day for my staff is not part of my skillset. I love that the staff retreat online resources took the stress out it for me.”
Tania, Primary School APRE
“The students loved the live music very much. The experience highlighted for me the value in having somebody else facilitate the day. ”
Richard, Secondary School Head of Mission
“It was a wonderful day and gave us many topics to follow up on with the students. Donna made some lovely links between values and leadership which was just what we were looking for.”
Carmel, P-12 Campus Ministers
“Our staff loved the chance to connect with each other in ways we don’t normally have time for. Donna’s enthusiasm, creativity and warmth is refreshing.”
Kate, Primary School APRE
“Donna Power is a Brisbane-based independent retreat facilitator and musician. She aims to cultivate positive identity, grounded confidence, healthy relationships, servant leadership and Christian values and spirituality.”
Australian Catholic Bishops Conference
“Donna is a creative and talented person who has that very rare ability to engage young people at their level – with great integrity. She has immense optimism and enthusiasm, truly showing the joy that should be part of life. Donna is very experienced in her craft and shows a grounded and integrated approach to spirituality. Life and faith are not separated or compartmentalised in her work. Under her guidance, people have developed into more resilient, more generous and more outwardly-focused members of their communities.”
Michael Fitzpatrick (Retreat Facilitator for Catholic Schools)
“Donna Power of Experience Wellbeing is a faith-filled, thought-provoking, lateral-thinking, and team-working person interested in the Church, mission, faith, wellbeing and development of the human person as a potential in God’s Kingdom. I would highly recommend Donna and her process.”
Fr Morgan Batt
“I highly recommend Donna Power. She relates well with young people and has lots to offer them. As well as being gifted musically Donna is a life-giver and hope-giver to young people especially those who are struggling with very difficult situations. Donna, through her personality, gifts, and faith radiates hope and wellbeing. I highly recommend her and her programs.”
Father Wally Dethlefs AM
“The name, ‘Experience Wellbeing’, conveys Donna’s holistic approach to education and the power of the experiential nature of how she works. She is not about giving concepts only but about drawing young people and those on staffs into an ever-deepening experience of life.”
Penny Carroll (Lecturer and Counsellor)
“Donna is an amazingly gifted person, whose commitment to modelling authentic Christian leadership enables her to forge strong and sustainable connections with young men and women. The passion, energy and creativity which Donna has invested into working with the youth in both school and parish life has been life changing for them and is testament to her integrity and dedication to supporting young people in their spiritual journey.”
Lindell Johnstone (APRE)