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Tuesday, 25 June 2019 11:27

Carmelite Chapter - Day 1

chapter19day1 150The Carmelites of Australia & Timor-Leste are meeting this week in Melbourne. Friars Lay members, employees and volunteers are gathering over the first 2 days.

Monday, 24 June 2019 20:09

Carmelites Renew Vows

renewvows 201906 150On Wednesday 19 June 7 young Carmelites studying in Melbourne renewed their vows to live as Carmelites for another year. Brs Albino Dos Santos, Marcolino Gomes, Avelino Dos Santos, Agostinho Dos Santos, Matthew Tonini, Anacleto Guterres Da Costa and José Natalino Freitas renewed their vows during Evening Prayer.

Friday, 21 June 2019 14:36

Feast of Body & Blood of Christ

community01 150Our feast today also celebrates Christ’s presence with us in the community of the Church. The Eucharist is our sacrament of communion, not only with Christ and God, but also with all those called into the Christian community. Our communion binds us to one another in a sacred union of mind and heart with Jesus. It also binds us to be of service, to ‘feed’ the various hungers found in human life – hunger for food, shelter, love, forgiveness, respect, dignity, hope, comfort...

Saturday, 01 June 2019 14:28

Lectio Divina for June

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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Thursday, 30 May 2019 16:12

Ways of Seeing

2019WOSWeb150The Carmelite Centre and Carmelite Library hosted three days of spiritual workshops last week 23-25 May on ‘Ways of Seeing’. Over the days 46 people attended workshops of their choosing on topics such as calligraphy, art journaling, the body and spirituality, creative expression in spiritual practice, iconography, visual art as contemplation, poetry, mandala making, aboriginal art form, Christian faith as mode of seeing and chant and scripture. The library and meeting rooms were a buzz with energy and creativity with people actively participating in these opportunities.

Thursday, 30 May 2019 15:27

Fr Paul Graduates

2019PSGWeb150Fr Paul Sireh received his Master of Theological Studies from Australian Catholic University recently. The Graduation ceremony was held at Rosehill Gardens, Sydney and Carmelites, Paul Cahill (Prior Provincial) and Leo Richmond were among those present. Liturgy was the particular focus of Paul’s two-year course of studies – an important part of Paul’s ministry as chaplain to Whitefriars College, Donvale (VIC).

Congratulations, Paul! More photos here

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