Brian Gallagher is a Missionary of the Sacred Heart. He teaches and supervises in the Siloam program for the formation of spiritual directors at Heart of Life Centre. Brian has ministered in spiritual direction and supervision, and the formation of spiritual directors and supervisors for many years. He was a foundation member of the Australian Ecumenical Council for Spiritual Direction and is a former president of the Conference of Spiritual Directors (Aus). He has degrees in theology and science: MTheol (1977: Weston School of Theology and the Centre for Religious Development) and MSc (1961: University of Melbourne). Brian also directs retreats at The Cliffs Retreat in Shoreham.