Monday, 30 October 2017 12:14

Lectio Divina for November

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, 12 October 2017 12:46

New Zumalai Church takes shape

2017NZCTSWeb200The new Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Zumalai parish (Timor-Leste) is gradually taking shape. Emerging from behind the existing church made of sticks and grass, the new brick and concrete church will be a welcome, permanent addition for the people of Zumalai.

Money originally donated by parishioners for a new Church disappeared during the struggle for independence in 1999 when the parish centre was ransacked.

Monday, 09 October 2017 16:27

2017 Carmelite Pilgrimage - book now!

2017CWP1Web200Led by Carmelite Paul Sireh, join us for our eighth annual pilgrimage along the beautiful Lilydale Warburton Rail Trail culminating at the Sancta Sophia Meditation Centre. We rank our own pilgrimage alongside the great Christian pilgrimage destinations of Jerusalem, Rome, Santiago de Compostela and Canterbury Cathedral in England!

Friday 10 to Sunday 12 November 2017.

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Monday, 02 October 2017 16:47

Gifts for Lay Carmelites in Timor-Leste

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Lay Carmelite, Sue Stuckey (Jamberoo community) recently met with Sr Idalia, chaplain to the Lay Carmelites in Timor-Leste. During their meeting Sue presented Sr Idalia with 200 Carmelite pin brooches, a gift from the Lay Carmelites in Australia to their brothers and sisters in Timor.

Sr Idalia has just celebrated her Golden Jubilee of religious profession as a Carmelite. Many of her 50 years as a Carmelite have been spent in Timor-Leste, away from her native Dominican Republic. Congratulations, Sr Idalia!

Monday, 02 October 2017 16:03

St Mary Magdalen de'Pazzi Seminar

2017SMMdPWeb200Earlier this year the Carmelite Family in Timor-Leste gathered for a seminar celebrating the 450th anniversary of the birth of St Mary Magdalen de'Pazzi. Born in Florence in 1566 St Mary Magdalen entered the Carmelite Convent there and became a prominent spiritual figure for the Carmelites and for Church reform.

Around 200 members of the Carmelite Family in Timor-Leste were present to hear Fr Antonio, OCD, talk about the life and writings of St Mary Magdalen.

Monday, 02 October 2017 14:52

Lectio Divina for October

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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