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carmelite feasts

I’ve been a lay Carmelite ever since October 2001. The Order is quite ancient and has its origins well before the eleventh century, traditionally hearkening back to before the Birth of Christ. 165 more words

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All things are changing.

Each evening, before I practice twenty minutes of sitting meditation, I recite a short prayer, softly, but aloud to myself:

Let nothing disturb thee
Let nothing dismay thee… 600 more words

This Brokedown Life

Saint of the day 16th July

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Pietro Novelli Our Lady of Carmel and Saints Created: 1 January 1641

Saturday, July 16, 2016 | Feast Day: Saturday, July 16, 2016… 560 more words

Feasts And Commemorations

7th Sunday after Pentecost yrC - Br. Simeon

The Blue Mountains Franciscan Church, in the care of the Ecumenical Franciscans Sermon Preached by Br Simeon at Springwood on Sunday 3rd July 2016: 



Centering Prayer and distractions

One Centering Prayer practitioner wrote to me in an online conversation, “In this information age of constant texting and tweets I think Centering Prayer is a very practical way to do ‘be still’ and surrender in God’s presence; it’s helped me to detach from negative thoughts and feelings…” 1,790 more words

St. Teresa Of Avila

What is contemplation?

This post originally ran in two parts at Contemplative Homeschool. I have edited it slightly here.

Contemplation for Carmelites is the summit of the spiritual life on earth. 683 more words

Pere Marie Eugene