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Until We Meet Again, Jim.

Jim Julia, Sr., has been laid to rest. Friends, colleagues and admirers have been spending today remembering Jim and, with his family, truly mourning the passing of a life taken too soon.  396 more words


Army of Hermits


Feast of All the Saints of the “Order of the Virgin”

On this day, the “Queen Beauty of Carmel” manifests the choicest “plaything[s]” (our dear “Little Therese”) of Her Little Jesus. 366 more words

Christian Life

Being Catholic in the 1950s and 60s (5): The Brown Scapular

When I was writing about Catholic rituals (like Confession, Holy Communion, the Holy Rosary and the Children of Mary), there was another religious sacramental that I overlooked. 818 more words


The Order of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

* Taken from Carmelite Devotions and Prayers for Special Feasts of the Liturgical Year, compiled by a Carmelite Tertiary (Milwaukee, WI: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1956).

Interior Life

Our blessed hope


Feast of the Prophet Elias
Father and General of the “Order of the Virgin”

To the Discalced Carmelite Tertiaries and the Scapular Confraternity of Catholic Resistance… 667 more words

Christian Life

Intercessory Litany of Our Lady of Mount Carmel for the Conversion of Sinners

* Taken from Kyrie Eleison: Two Hundred Litanies with Historico-Liturgical Introduction and Notes by Rev. Fr. Benjamin Francis Musser, O.F.M. (Westminster, MD: The Newman Bookshop, 1944).

Prayers & Devotions

All is Grace


As I look back today on fifty years in the Society of Jesus, I look back with great gratitude a long list of Jesuits who have shared their lives with me: their passion, their wisdom, their experience, their patience, their love. 2,089 more words