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Saturday, 15 September 2018 17:45

New Zumalai Church Opens

2018OZCWeb150On 31 August Bishop Norberto do Amaral (Maliana Diocese) blessed and opened the new Church in our parish at Zumalai in Timor-Leste. As usual the celebrations began the day before with a welcome to the Bishop and to Fr Paul Cahill (Prior Provincial) and other dignitaries. After the welcome Bishop Norberto and Fr Paul and the people toured the new Church. The following day Bishop Norberto celebrated the Mass of Blessing together with Fr Paul, Fr Manuel Almeida Da Costa (Parish Priest), Aniçeto Maia Da Costa (Timor-Leste Delegate) and Carmelite and Diocesan priests. See more photos

Friday, 14 September 2018 15:18

Dachau Carmelites Honoured

2018DMPWeb150A plaque commemorating the ten Carmelites who died in Dachau Concentration Camp was unveiled by Fr Fernando Millán Romeral (Prior General) during the International Course for young Carmelites in August.

The plaque sits in the camp's Memorial Centre among many others commemorating those who died. Blesseds Titus Brandsma and Hilary Januszewski are among the 8 Poles and 2 Dutch whose names are recorded on the plaque.

2018ICTB5Web150Welcome to the final issue of our newsletter covering the International Student Course in Holland Germany. In this issue, José, Francisco and Matthew are visiting Dachau Concentration Camp where Blessed Titus Brandsma died in 1942. Back in Munich for the final day the young Carmelites were led through a day of reflection on their experiences.

  pdf International Course Titus Brandsma 5 (4.06 MB)

Friday, 14 September 2018 13:06

Facebook takes off!

2018120KFOFWeb150Over 124,000 people are now part of our Facebook Family! And over 22,500 people in Timor-Leste are now following us. Through our Facebook page people regularly ask us to pray for their needs, view our news and download our publications. We also have over 747 followers on Instagram. See the full size images of our 120k and 700 posts here.

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Friday, 31 August 2018 15:14

A Prayer for Fathers

2018FDWeb150Blessed are you, Lord and Father of all life;
You have given us the gift of the fathers of our families.

Today we honour them, and we thank you for the numerous good things
that are ours because of them.

Their love for us has been a sign of your love for us.
Their continuous concern for our needs and welfare
mirrors care for us.

Friday, 31 August 2018 14:12

Lectio Divina for September

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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