Tuesday, 31 July 2018 13:43

Lectio Divina for August

LDWeb150You 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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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.

Friday, 20 July 2018 09:29

Feast of Elijah, the Prophet

ElijahWFCToday Carmelites throughout the world celebrate the Solemnity of the Old Testament Prophet, Elijah. In the Carmelite tradition Elijah is regarded as the spiritual father of and a source of inspiration for Carmelites.

From Elijah, Carmelites learn to be people who stand before God
with undivided heart, entirely dedicated to his service,
and aflame with a passionate love for God and others.

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