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Saturday, 29 February 2020 10:37

Lectio Divina for March

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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Thursday, 27 February 2020 10:40

Climate Science - it's Gospel!

JPIC95When the grief, sadness and anger about where we are today on this earth becomes overwhelming, there is often a felt need to turn to poetry and prayer to remind us of what was, and what could be. To remind us of how we can be - in community - together, with love, justice, and compassion.  In our JPIC March newsletter Peter Thomas of the JPIC team reflects on the many concerns we all are feeling at this time, using poetry and Laudato Si.

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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 16:35

Ecological Conversion

2020ECWeb150“Ecological Conversion” is a small book of 37 brief reflections written by Carmelite, Eduardo Agosta Scarel, and published by the Carmelite NGO at the UN. It offers some reflections to encourage us to take an active care for the environment, the earth, our common home.

The reflections start from the contribution of science, some key texts of the Bible, and the “ecological” theology present in the teachings of the recent popes of the Church, from Paul VI to Francis.

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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 10:58

Laudato Sí in Timor-Leste

2020LSITLWeb150Recently Fr Carlito Da Costa Araújo spent a day exploring Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Sí with a group of young people in Timor-Leste.

About 50 young people gathered hear Fr Carlito outline the encyclical and to work on positive strategies for implementing Laudato Sí. The course was held in the open air, in ‘nature’s classroom’ as Fr Carlito called it. More photos

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 10:34

Whitefriars College Mass

2020WCMWeb150The Whitefriars College community gathered at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne, recently to begin the new school year with Mass and to welcome new College Principal, Mr Mark Murphy. Students, parents and staff formed the congregation of over 1,400.

Mass was celebrated by Carmelites, Paul Sireh (College Chaplain), Paul Cahill (Prior Provincial) and Maurice Barry together with Fr Michael Gallacher (former College Student). More photos.

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 09:41

Exploring Millennial Challenges

2020CFCWeb150The theme for the 4th Carmelite Laity Congress for the Asia, Australia and Oceania Region was  “Leave here, go east (1 Kings 17:3) - Carmelite Life in Millennial Challenges, held in Bali, Indonesia, from 13-16 February.

Taking up the theme of this Elijan challenge delegates were reminded of the need to look ahead; to be prepared for change, as we enter an era marked by high usage of digital technology for communication and media, bringing with it negative and positive impacts and at the same time new perspectives, behaviour and lifestyle in our societies. More story & photos

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Calendar

5 Mar
Thursday Evening Weekly Meditation
Date 05.03.20 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6 Mar
Lectio Divina
Date 06.03.20 9:30 am - 10:30 am
12 Mar
Thursday Evening Weekly Meditation
Date 12.03.20 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
13 Mar
Lectio Divina
Date 13.03.20 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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