2017QCWM1Web200American Carmelite, Fr Quinn Conners, celebrated Mass outside the White House in solidarity with refugees. Also present were young Carmelites from the Carmelite Student House in Washington.

‘All are welcome in this place,’ a crowd of people sang in Lafayette Square outside of the White House this afternoon. More than 550 people gathered to attend a Mass organized by young Catholics and celebrated by (Carmelite) Father Quinn Conners in Washington, D.C., to express their solidarity with refugees and immigrants.

Monday, 30 January 2017 16:17

Lectio Divina - February 2017

Lectio200WebYou 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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Monday, 30 January 2017 16:08

JPIC Newsletter - February 2017

JPICNewsletterWeb200x150Welcome to this issue of our Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation newsletter.

In this issue:
'Climate Change is not a belief system - it's a science!' A special issue featuring Professor Will Steffan (Australian Climate Council Scientist), Fr Sean McDonagh (eco-theologian), the Carmelite NGO, & Pope Francis.

Visit our JPIC page pdf Download this issue (990 KB)

Saturday, 28 January 2017 16:03

2017 Carmelite Liturgical Guide

2017CLGWeb200The 2017 edition of the Carmelite Liturgical Guide is now available.

The Guide integrates in 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.

  pdf Download the Guide (248 KB) here, or you can This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Carmelite Communications for a printed copy.

Saturday, 28 January 2017 15:42

Lay Carmelites meet in Vietnam

LCWeb200X150Lay Carmelites from the Asia-Oceania-Australia Region of the Order will meet in Vung Tau, two hours east of Ho Chi Minh City, from 15 - 20 February.

Fr Fernando Millán Romeral (Prior General) will be the keynote speaker. The theme of the gathering is: Carmelite Charism: from the Community to the Family - How Lay Carmelites live the Carmelite Charism where they are. Some 8 Lay Carmelites form Australia and New Zealand will attend the 4 day gathering together with Fr Paul Gurr (Provincial Delegate for the Lay Carmelites).

Saturday, 28 January 2017 15:14

2017 Carmelite Centre Program

2017CCProgramWeb200The Carmelite Centre Melbourne has published its program for 2017.

The Centre offers a variety of readings groups and talks on various topics, courses and practise in Meditation and Lectio Divina, retreat days and Spiritual Direction. As well, there are talks about Carmelite figures like St Mary Magdalen de Pazzi and Edith Stein.

  pdf Download (275 KB) the program here or visit The Carmelite Centre website for full details. Phone (03) 9690 5430 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the Centre for a printed copy of the program.

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