Provincial Delegate Carmelite Family Month News – August 2017

It has been said that a change of geography is good to revive the spirit; more so when the change of geography involves the Carmelites.  Irene and I have not long returned from Chicago (hence July news a little late!) attending the symposium titled ‘Pope Francis...

The Carmelite Family Symposium – Summary of Experience

On 26 -29 June we were pleased to attend a symposium on the campus of Loyola University in Chicago (USA).  The symposium was organized by the Carmelite Institute of North America and entitled “Pope Francis points the way for Carmel” which dealt with the inspiration...

The Carmelite Family Symposium – Day Three

On 26 -29 June we were pleased to attend a symposium on the campus of Loyola University in Chicago (USA).  The symposium was organized by the Carmelite Institute of North America and entitled “Pope Francis points the way for Carmel” which dealt with the inspiration...

The Carmelite Family Symposium – Day Two

On 26 -29 June we were pleased to attend a symposium on the campus of Loyola University in Chicago (USA).  The symposium was organized by the Carmelite Institute of North America and entitled “Pope Francis points the way for Carmel” which dealt with the inspiration...

The Carmelite Family Symposium – Day One

On 26 -29 June we were pleased to attend a symposium on the campus of Loyola University in Chicago (USA).  The symposium was organized by the Carmelite Institute of North America and entitled “Pope Francis points the way for Carmel” which dealt with the inspiration...

Soul Searching by Dr Finbar Hopkins

In the early part of 2014 I became aware that I was dissatisfied with some aspects of my life especially the part that was outwardly focused on achieving material success. I yearned for something that would be more enriching for my interior life so I began to look for...