News & Events

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 11:42

Lay Carmelite E-bulletin No 1 2015

EBulletinLogoThe 1st issue for 2015 of the international E-Bulletin for Lay Carmelites is now available.

  • The Rule & the Laity - Abraham Camino, Peru
  • Why I became a Lay Carmelite - Amos Ochieng, Kenya
  • Celebrations of the Third Order of Carmel in Rockhampton
  • Casa de Caridade Padre Ibiapina -where Lay Carmelites look after 200 children from 6 to 14 years old.

pdf Lay Carmelite E Bulletin No 1 2015 (958 KB)

Sunday, 22 February 2015 15:50

Zumalai Boarding House Opens

BoardingHouseWeb200The new boarding house for High School students was blessed and opened in Zumalai by Fr Bruce Clark (Regional Prior) on Tuesday 20 January 2015.

Fr Bruce was assisted by Fr Manuel Almeida da Costa (Parish Priest) with Brother Antonio Olavio Exposto being the Master of Ceremonies.  The new Boarding House was dedicated to Blessed Titus Brandsma and a images of him and of Our Lady of Mount Carmel were also blessed.

Sunday, 22 February 2015 14:30

Fr Carlito's Mass of Thanksgiving

CarlitoMTW200Following his Ordination with Fr Roque Soares Da Cruz in Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Dili, on 30 January, Fr Carlito Da Silva celebrated his Mass of Thanksgiving at the Chapel of Saint Michael Archangel, in Besilau, Aileu.

Fr Carlito and Fr Roque arrived at the Chapel wearing the traditional dress of their villages and escorted by a large procession of villagers, Carmelites, family and friends.

Sunday, 22 February 2015 14:17

New 2nd Year Pre-Novices

PreNoves2015Web200Five Pre-Novices were formally welcomed into the 2nd year of the Pre-Novitiate on Sunday 18 January during Evening Prayer in the Blessed Titus Brandsma community Fatuhada, Dili.

The Fatuhada community was joined by the Hera community for the occasion. Fr Bruce Clark (Regional Prior) led the prayer assisted by Fr Paskalis Patut (Director of the Pre-Novitiate) and Brother Carlito da Silva (assistant formator for the Pre-Novices).

Saturday, 21 February 2015 14:41

St Teresa of Ávila - Special Centenary Events

Events Logo 200WThe Carmelite Centre Melbourne has released the program of events celebrating the 5th Centenary of the birth of St Teresa of Jesus.

We are especially pleased to welcome Professor Bernard McGinn, renowned author, theologian and scholar of mysticism, who will give a public lecture and a workshop in Melbourne on 29 April and 1 May.

Other events include a Symposium on St Teresa, a retreat, and a talk by Professor Anne Hunt from Australian Catholic University.

Thursday, 19 February 2015 14:01

Carmel Contact February 2015

CCLogoWeb200In this issue:

  • A Journey Towards Healing
  • A look at your support in 2014
  • Embracing diversity and culture as the Carmelite Family grows
  • The Carmelite Library - a place of reflection and spiritual enrichment

Carmel Contact No 98 February 2015



27 Feb
Thursday Evening Weekly Meditation
Date 27.02.20 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
28 Feb
Lectio Divina
Date 28.02.20 9:30 am - 10:30 am
5 Mar
Thursday Evening Weekly Meditation
Date 05.03.20 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6 Mar
Lectio Divina
Date 06.03.20 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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