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Wednesday, 01 August 2018 16:09

Talented Timorese musicians

2018SSOHWeb150Last Sunday our Timorese Carmelites put on a concert in Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, Middle Park. The Church and Hall were part of the Open House project in Melbourne when historic and significant buildings are open to the public. A variety of events was arranged including organ concerts, guided tours and afternoon tea.

Brs Albino Dos Santos, Agostinho Dos Santos, Marcolino Gomes, Agedo Bento and Avelino Dos Santos performed 5 traditional and contemporary Timorese songs to great acclaim! Watch the video.

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 15:59

International Student Course - Newsletter 2

2018ICTB2Web150Follow our 3 brothers attending the International Course for Simply Professed as they journey to Megen, Oss and Boxmeer in this issue.

They have been looking at the early life of Blessed Titus Brandsma and visiting the Carmelite Institute in Boxmeer, Holland.

Download the latest newsletter below.

  pdf International Course Titus Brandsma 2 (4.97 MB)

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 13:23

JPIC Newsletter for August

JPIC78Web150This month Pia Pagotto contributes her thoughts to our JPIC Newsletter, based on her own experiences, observing that community attitudes towards our First Nation people are gradually changing. Are we detecting a movement of compassionate understanding and acceptance to recognise their rightful place in our nation's history and its future? What can we do to walk with them?

pdf JPIC No 78 August 2018 (1.20 MB)  | Visit our JPIC page

2018ICST1Web150Three young Carmelites from our province are attending the International Course for Simply Professed Carmelites in Nijmegen.

The focus of the course is the life of Carmelite, Blessed Titus Brandsma, who was martyred in Dachau concentration camp in 1942.

Brs José, Francisco and Matthew are keeping us up to date with what is happening in words and photos. Download the newsletter below.

pdf International Course on Titus Brandsma Newsletter 1 (4.45 MB)

Saturday, 28 July 2018 14:25

English students graduate

2018ELSPMGWeb150Brs Marcolino Gomes, Agostinho Dos Santos and Avelino Dos Santos recently graduated in their English courses at the English Language School for Pastoral Ministry, Box Hill (VIC). Marco passed his International English Language Test and will begin his theological studies at the University of Divinity this semester. Agostinho and Avelinho both progressed to the next stage of their English language studies.

The Graduation Mass took place at the Passionist Community in Templestowe with Fr Kevin Hennessey, CP, presiding. Click here for more photos.

Friday, 20 July 2018 16:09

Young Carmelites off to Europe

2018YCOTEWeb150Brothers José, Francisco and Matthew left Timor today on their way to Europe. There they will attend the International Course for Simply Professed Carmelites in the Netherlands and in Mainz and Dachau, Germany, from 22 July to 5 August.

The focus of the course is Blessed Titus Brandsma, O.Carm, who was martyred in Dachau concentration camp in 1942. He was a professor, journalist and martyr. The course will reflect on the way in which contemplation unified these diverse aspects of Blessed Titus’ life.

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