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Things are changing rapidly with the pandemic. Our April news offers on-line opportunities to stay connected. We look forward to you joining us by reading the material at home or accessing on-line options that suit you. Health in the Lord and blessings of the Holy Spirit at this time. We welcome your phone calls and emails always.

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MONDAY: Pandemic Reflections and Resources

Find inspiration and support in these Pandemic Reflections and Resources here. New resources are regularly added here.

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TUESDAY: Afternoon Meditation

Join us at home at 1:00pm (or a time that suits.) More information and a meditation app available here.

TUESDAY: Spiritual Reading Group - Walt Whitman

The Spiritual Reading Group did not gather in March. However, Susan Southhall has provided notes on Walt Whitman: the Transcendent Soul which can be read here.

TUESDAY: Eco-Spirituality Reading Circle

The meeting scheduled for Tuesday 12 May will be held via zoom to discuss the first three chapters of Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World by Tyson Yunkaporta. See the full reading program here.


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WEDNESDAY: Carmelite Conversations - zoom conversation on Saint Therese of Lisieux

Join the April Conversation via zoom at 10:30 Wednesday 15th April on St Therese of Lisieux with Bernadette Micallef. Two PowerPoint presentations are available here to view in advance and prompt questions and reflections to share on Wednesday 15th April. Please book via the website so we can 'invite' you to the zoom session.

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THURSDAY: Carmelite Spiritual Horizons

Read the booklet produced by the Carmelite Order for this new study series on Carmelite Spirituality here. Topic One: Seasons of the Heart. Topic Two: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus in the Carmelite Charism coming in May.

THURSDAY: Meditation

  • Join us in Meditation every Thursday evening at 7.00pm. Notes for each week are progressively available here.
  • Listen to a series of podcasts by Peter Thomas here.
  • The 4-Week Meditation program booklet prepared by Peter Thomas is available for a cost of $12 including postage. This booklet can be purchased here.
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FRIDAY: Lectio Divina - Good Friday zoom

  • Pray with us on Good Friday morning at 10.00am. Book to join the zoom session here.
  • On-going: Pray with us every Friday morning at 9.30am. Notes from David Hofman OCarm for each week are progressively available here.

DONATE DIRECTLY TO THE CARMELITE CENTRE

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.
Read some of their stories here. Email your own story to be included.
Your support helps us keep going!
Donate directly to the Carmelite Centre here.

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PASTORAL SUPERVISION via Skype, Zoom, FaceTime

Pastoral Supervision provides professional and personal support to people working in Church ministry. Offered in a trusting and confidential setting, the benefits can include improved workplace relationships, renewed sense of vocation, clarity of roles, support and managing stress. For more information and to listen to a podcast by Damien Peile click here.

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SPIRITUAL DIRECTION via Skype or Zoom

During these unusual times a one-on-one Spiritual Direction conversation can provide support on your spiritual journey. Spiritual Direction is a series of conversations about your experience of life as it is today, in the light of your faith or values. For more information and to listen to a podcast by Bernadette Micallef click here.

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CARMELITE LIBRARY BLOG

During this time of isolation, the Library blog has a wealth of articles to read from past Spiritual Reading Groups, Carmelite Conversations and other reflections to support and encourage you. Discover what is available here.

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