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Sunday, 29 November 2015 16:14

Carmelite Liturgical Guide 2016

CLG2016Web200The 2016 edition of the Carmelite Liturgical Guide is now available.

The Guide integrates in Carmelite Liturgical Calendar with the liturgical calendars of Australia and Timor-Leste to provide a guide to the Seasons, Solemnities, Feasts, Memorials and Carmelite celebrations for every day of the year.

The Guide also lets you know where to find celebrations in the 3 Volume edition of the Divine Office.

The Guide begins with Advent this year which marks the beginning of 2016 Liturgical Year in the Church.

Printed copies are available for $5.00 including postage from

Carmelite Communications
75 Wright Street

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Saturday, 28 November 2015 18:36

Lay Carmelite E-bulletin No 3 2015

LCB 3 2015The 3rd issue for 2015 of the international E-Bulletin for Lay Carmelites is now available.

In this issue:

•Closing celebration of St Teresa’s Year
•Teresa of Avila: Delight in the Ordinary
•Carmelite Family Pilgrimage to Spain
•Filipino Carmelite Family Gathering
•Carmelite presence in Brazil
•Lay Carmelite Prison Ministry

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Saturday, 28 November 2015 18:33

JPIC Newsletter - December 2015

JPIC48Web200Newsletter of the JPIC Commission of the Carmelites in Australia & Timor Leste.

In this issue:

  • Turning our hearts, minds and prayer towards Paris
  • Preparing for the Paris Climate Change Summit with prayer and action
  • Goals of the Paris Climate Change Summit (30 Nov to 11 Dec)
  • Join the People's Climate Change March in your Capital City
  • Prayerful Reflection
  • Carmelite and Church Tradition supporting the work of justice
  • Dates for your Social Justice Calendar

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Saturday, 28 November 2015 17:31

The Vine - December 2015

TheVine26.4Welcome to the December issue of The Vine - our Lay Carmelite newsletter for Australia and New Zealand.

In this issue:
•Tributes to Fr Jim De Laurier RIP
•St Teresa of Avila Pilgrimage
•Canonisation of parents of St Therese of Lisieux
•Rockhampton retreat, receptions and first professions
•Coorparoo retreat and final profession
•Perth receptions
•New South Wales Lay Carmelites retreat in Wentworthville

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Friday, 20 November 2015 17:43

Carmelite Pilgrimage 2015

PilgrimageTrack2015Led by the Carmelites of Australia and East Timor, a group of 29 people participated in the Annual 40 km pilgrimage in the beautiful Yarra Valley.

The pilgrimage took place over three days and is the sixth Pilgrimage organized by The Carmelite Centre Melbourne. Pilgrims find the experience one of friendship, openness and warmth.

Saturday, 14 November 2015 17:35

In solidarity with the people of France

SolidarityWithFrance2015The Carmelites of Australia and Timor-Leste are united in solidarity and prayer with the people of France and victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris.

We remember also all victims of terrorism throughout the world.

May the Spirit of God calm hearts, bring comfort and guide responses.

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