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Monday, 15 July 2019 12:30

Grace shines in tragedy

JPIC88The Christchurch tragedy is an event which we will never forget, least of all the people of New Zealand who were intimately scarred by such senseless violence in their normally peaceful country. In our newsletter this month we share with gratitude a very sensitive reflection from the Sisters at the OCD Monastery Christchurch, reminding us that the presence of our God shines in the midst of chaos and that we all have a part to play in healing broken wounds.

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Thursday, 04 July 2019 15:27

Feast of Blessed Maria Crocifissa Curcio

mariacrocifissacurcio 150July 4 is the Feast of Blessed Maria Crocifissa Curcio foundress of the Carmelite Missionary Sisters of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus. The mission of the congregation was to ‘bring souls to God’ by feeding the poor, educating children and supporting families in Christian living.

Saturday, 29 June 2019 14:49

Mothers' Mass & Novena of Prayer

LaBrunaWeb150You are warmly invited to join us in celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on Sunday 14 July at 10.30am at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (cnr Richardson & Wright Sts, Middle Park, Vic). You can also join with us in the Novena of Prayer on the 9 days before the Feast.

During the Novena of Prayer Carmelites offer their prayers for the members of the Carmelite Family and for those in need.

Download the Prayer for each day of the Novena

Saturday, 29 June 2019 14:42

Lectio Divina for July

LDWeb150You can download and save the scripture texts, reflections and prayers for Lectio Divina for each day of this month. Lectio Divina is a traditional way of praying the Scriptures. Visit our Lectio Divina page for more information about how to pray using Lectio Divina.

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Saturday, 29 June 2019 14:18

Leadership Team Elected

2019LTEWeb150On the final day of the Chapter Fr Paul Cahill was elected Prior Provincial and Frs Hugh Brown, Bruce Clark, Martinho Da Costa and Denis Andrew to the Provincial Council for the next 3 years. The day began with Mass led by Fr Fernando Millán (Prior General).

We congratulate these brothers and wish them well in their ministry for the Province. See more Chapter photos here.

Thursday, 27 June 2019 21:47

Provincial Chapter Update

chapter19day3 150Today we approved the Province Safeguarding Policies & Procedures. We also discussed ways to keep ourselves healthy in life and ministry. “Healthy people don’t abuse.”

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