STAYING CONNECTED

While gatherings at the Carmelite Centre are suspended, we are offering a number of ways to stay connected. Scroll to view daily opportunities.

MONDAY

Find inspiration and support in these Reflections and Resources to start the week. New resources are regularly added. We invite your contributions.

TUESDAY

MEDITATION – CENTERING PRAYER

Join us at home Tuesdays at 1.00pm (or a time that suits). View an introductory youtube by Kathryn Pile. Click for more information for a Meditation app and weekly reflection from Kathryn.

SPIRITUAL READING GROUP

The topic for the July Spiritual Reading Group is Rose Macaulay.

ECO-SPIRITUAL READING CIRCLE

The meeting scheduled for 5:00pm on Tuesday 11 August will discuss chapters seven, eight and nine of Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World by Tyson Yunkaporta. Click for the full reading program. We will advise closer to the date whether this meeting can be held in person, at the Carmelite Centre in Middle Park, or via zoom.

 

WEDNESDAY

The August Carmelite Conversation ‘The Carmelite Heritage – rooted in the Bible’ with Hugh Brown OCarm. A zoom session at 10:30am on Wednesday 5 August.  An article for pre-reading will be available soon. Click for more information and to book for this conversation.

THURSDAY

Meditation

Join us in Meditation on Thursday evening at 7.00pm or a time that suits you. Each week Peter Thomas provides a reflection for meditation (both audio and text) which can be accessed here. You can also listen to a  series of podcasts by Peter Thomas.

Carmelite Spiritual Horizons

Reading and reflections available for this new study series of Carmelite Spirituality. Topic One: Seasons of the Heart. Topic Two: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus.  Reading material for Topic Three on 16 and 23 July is Silence in the Life of Carmel. These zoom sessions will be facilitated by Jamie Miller.

 

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FRIDAY

LECTIO DIVINA

Pray with us on Friday morning at 10 – 11am. Click to find notes for each week.

SUNDAY

Celebrating at Home

Weekly readings, prayers and reflections

 

This is a resource prepared by the The Carmelites of Australia & Timor-Leste.

PASTORAL SUPERVISION

Available via zoom and skype during the pandemic restrictions. Click for more information and to listen to a podcast by Damien Peile

SPIRITUAL DIRECTION

Available via zoom during the pandemic restrictions. Click for more information and to listen to a podcast by Bernadette Micallef

CARMELITE LIBRARY

The Library blog has a wealth of articles to read from past Spiritual Reading Groups, Carmelite Conversations and other reflections. Click to discover what is available. While the library is closed, books can be borrowed by emailing your requirements and collecting when ready.

PLEASE DONATE TO HELP US CONTINUE OUR WORK

People regularly tell us that they are grateful for the Carmelite Centre as it provides an oasis of spiritual nourishment, creating a calmer and hope-filled life. Our program offers opportunities on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. This enables individuals to develop a rhythm that leads to a more meaningful and purposeful life.

We are very grateful for any support you can provide to help keep the program going. This is especially true during this pandemic time.

Please click to donate to the Carmelite Centre to help keep the program going.

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MORE OPPORTUNITIES

SUPPORT ON YOUR SPIRITUAL JOURNEY

TUESDAY MEDITATION

Tuesday Afternoons 1.00pm
Malone Room, Carmelite Hall, 214 Richardson Street, Middle Park

THURSDAY MEDITATION

Thursday Evenings 7.00pm
Malone Room, Carmelite Hall, 214 Richardson Street, Middle Park

Listen to a series of podcasts on Meditation and Mindfulness by Peter Thomas.

LECTIO DIVINA

Friday Mornings 9.30am
The Lady Chapel, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Middle Park

PASTORAL SUPERVISION

Anytime by appointment.
The Carmelite Centre, 214 Richardson Street, Middle Park, or by Skype.

Listen to a podcast on Pastoral Supervision by Damien Peile.

SPIRITUAL DIRECTION

Anytime by appointment.
The Carmelite Centre, 214 Richardson Street, Middle Park, or a mutually agreed location.

Listen to a podcast on Spiritual Direction by Bernadette Micallef.