Saturday, 27 May 2017 16:54

Carmel Contact - Latest issue

2017CC104Welcome to the latest issue of our newsletter.

Prayer & the gift of new life
Old age is a vocation
The gift of education for children in Timor-Leste
Thank you for giving life
Our young Carmelites bring new life

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Tuesday, 02 May 2017 14:32

JPIC Newsletter for May

JPIC64Web200In this issue Br Agedo Bento, OCarm reflects on the care of the eldely in the culture of Timor-Leste.

We must reawaken our collective sense of gratitude, appreciation and hospitality, helping the elderly know they are a living part of their communities and source of wisdom for the younger generations.
Pope Francis, March 2015

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Saturday, 29 April 2017 13:46

Lectio Divina for May

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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Thursday, 27 April 2017 16:08

Elijah gets a makeover!

2017EGAMWeb200The statue of the Prophet Elijah in front of our house in Hera, Timor-Leste, was given a makeover by our Carmelite students during the summer holidays. Fresh coats of paint and a water feature surrounding the statue were added with stunning effect.

The project was the brainchild of Fr Carlito Da Costa Araujo and Br Frangelino Ximenes, who also supervised the work. Fish have since been added to the water feature.

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Thursday, 27 April 2017 12:48

East Timorese heroes of Australian wars

2017ETHAWWeb200“In the great traditions of Australian war remembrance we remember all those Australian youngsters who died in the World Wars and since. What is often forgotten, however, is the toll on the Timorese people in World War II on behalf of Australians.”

Sr Susan Connelly reflects on the cost to Timorese people of serving Australian security interests, past and present. Story courtesy of Eureka Street.

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Sunday, 23 April 2017 17:40

ANZAC Day 25 April

2017ADWeb200Today Carmelite communities around Australia are celebrating ANZAC Day, commemorating the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915, and in memory of all those Australians who served and died in war and on operational service.

The qualities of courage, mateship and sacrifice, so obvious among the Australian soldiers at Gallipoli, continue to inspire and shape our national identity.

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