Saturday, 25 November 2017 13:43

Whitefriars Students visit Timor-Leste

2017WFCIWeb200Since 2001 the Carmelites have been committed to serving the people of Timor-Leste. As an integral part of the Carmelite family, Whitefriars is committed to the opportunities to support their work. This Timor-Leste Immersion experience allows students to live in the Carmelite communities of Hera and Zumalai. Here, the students become immersed in and open to the transformative experience of living in another culture.

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Sunday, 19 November 2017 12:37

27 make Carmelite Pilgrimage

2017CWP2Web200Two weeks ago, a group of 27 people set out to walk the beautiful Lilydale to Warburton rail trail. Amongst the group there was a range of walking experience, some who had walked hundreds of kilometres and some who were unsure of their ability but willing to try none the less.

Over three days we walked beside still waters, through groves of eucalypts, past lush farm paddocks and fragrant rose gardens, then cooled our feet in tumbling streams.

Sunday, 19 November 2017 12:19

Mass for Santa Cruz Massacre

2017SCMWeb200Sunday 12 November was the anniversary of the Santa Cruz massacre when more than 250 East Timorese pro-independence protestors were killed in the Santa Cruz cemetery, Dili, in 1991.

A mass was held at St Joseph’s Carmelite Church in Port Melbourne to commemorate the massacre and pray for Timor-Leste.

Fr Januario Pinto, OCarm, was the celebrant of the Mass and was joined by Fr Paul Sireh, OCarm, and members of the East Timor Student Association. Read more...

Sunday, 05 November 2017 16:30

Br Matthew receives ministry of Acolyte

2017MTAWeb200Br Matthew Tonini received the ministry of Acolyte on Sunday 5 November from Fr Paul Cahill (Prior Provincial) during Mass in the Carmelite Community Chapel at Middle Park (Vic).

Acolytes assist the priest during the celebration of the Eucharist, preparing the altar, missal and the vessels for Mass and cleaning them after Communion. They may also distribute Communion if necessary. Congratulations, Matthew!

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Sunday, 05 November 2017 16:00

Our Facebook family grows to over 80k!

80KFFWeb200In the past month more than 4,800 people have joined our Facebook family. Now we have 81,643 followers! Thank you for being part of our Carmelite Family. We hope that you will find here a place of reflection, prayer, inspiration and news from the Carmelites of Australia and Timor-Leste. We will continue to remember you in our Masses and prayers.

Find us on Facebook @carmelitesAET and click on ‘follow’ so you can see all our posts in your news feed.

Sunday, 05 November 2017 14:46

JPIC Newsletter for November

2017JPIC70NovemberWeb200The call to develop a sustainable economy is coming from many quarters of the globe: Pope Francis and people of faith worldwide; the United Nations; several world leaders and even some economists. 

JPIC Team member Peter Thomas offers a few thoughts on this year's Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Statement: Everyone's Business - Developing an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy.

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