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Thursday, 06 December 2018 14:21

2018 Carmelite Way Pilgrimage

2018PilgrimageWeb150Led by Fr Paul Sireh OCarm a group of 30, including 11 new pilgrims, walked the Ninth Annual 45 km pilgrimage in the beautiful Yarra Valley. The pilgrimage, organized by The Carmelite Centre Melbourne, took place over 3 days along the rail trail from Lilydale to the Carmelite Sancta Sophia Meditation Community in Warburton.

Following a commissioning liturgy led by Fr Hugh Brown OCarm and Fr Paul Sireh OCarm at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Middle Park on Sunday 4 November, the group began the walk on Friday 9 November in Lilydale.

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 15:26

Young Carmelites say 'Thank You' at Donors' Mass

2018DMWeb150At our recent Donors' Mass and High Tea our young Carmelites said a big 'Thank You' in words and song to our donors who support them in their studies. Over 60 people attended the Mass and High Tea at St Joseph's Church and Hall in Port Melbourne. Frs Paul Cahill (Prior Provincial) and Paul Sireh celebrated the Mass. Our young Timorese Carmelites studying in Australia sang during the Mass. At High Tea, they sang a special song of thanksgiving for the generosity of our donors. Br Matthew Tonini, on behalf of all the students, thanked the donors and spoke about what their contributions made possible.

Monday, 03 December 2018 15:32

2019 Carmelite Liturgical Guide

2018CLG2019Web150The 2019 edition of the Carmelite Liturgical Guide is now available.

The Guide integrates the 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.

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Sunday, 02 December 2018 17:03

National Day of Sorrow & Promise

2018NDSPWeb150Today Carmelites are joining with other religious across Australia to acknowledge survivors of abuse within the Catholic Church and all those who have been hurt by that abuse. Underpinning this, is a clear promise for a better, safer future.

A special liturgy for this National Day of Sorrow and Promise is being held in the Whitefriars College Chapel, Donvale. Fr Paul Cahill (Prior Provincial of the Carmelites in Australia & Timor-Leste) is the celebrant. Other local communities of Carmelites are also commemorating this special day. pdf You can download the liturgy here (1.12 MB) .

Saturday, 01 December 2018 15:55

Carmel Contact - latest issue

CC107Web150Welcome to the latest issue of our newsletter.

The Carmelites continue to grow
It takes a whole community to make a difference
New Church for the people of Zumalai
Deepening our ties with Timor-Leste

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Saturday, 01 December 2018 14:47

JPIC Newsletter for December

JPIC82The Advent Season, moving towards Christmas, calls us to give prayerful attention to baby Jesus and his mother Mary. Peter Thomas, member of the JPIC Team, provides us with a reflection on Mary of Nazareth, the young girl and woman invited by God to fulfil this sacred role.

pdf JPIC No 82 December 2018 (941 KB) | Visit our JPIC page

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