My Journey by Lyal Warren

I first attended the Carmelite Centre at the invitation of a friend. She was presenting a talk on the poet Denise Levertov at a monthly ‘Spiritual Reading Group’ held in the Carmelite Library. I am from Perth and welcomed an opportunity to experience...

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...

My Journey with the Carmelites by Nancy De Losa

My journey with the Carmelites started in 2011. It was the first time in my life after experiencing loss that I felt the strength and courage to really work through it, and understand what it was I needed to learn. I was open to change and welcomed a range of...

My Connections with the Centre by Clare McArdle

I walk my dog every evening around the streets of Middle Park. On one of these walks I noticed a flyer in the Carmelite Centre advertising poetry evenings. I heard Les Murray read his poems. What a fantastic night. Another time on the way back from Tasmania, I read a...

My Spiritual Journey – Julianna O’Bryan

My spiritual journey has me seeking to understand the ME that Jesus loves. Of recent years I have participated in an increasing variety of assistance at the Carmelite Centre in Middle Park. It started with me going to the monthly meetings featuring the writings of...