With the easing of restrictions we now offer a weekly in person Cuppa and Chat @ the Carmelite Centre. (times and dates below) Our July news also offers on-line opportunities to stay connected. We look forward to you joining us in whatever way you can. Health in the Lord and blessings of the Holy Spirit. We welcome your phone calls and emails always.

via zoom: Carmelite Conversation: Carmelite Wisdom for Unpredictable Times with David Hofman, OCarm, Wednesday 1 July, 10.30am

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What can Carmelite Wisdom say to/in these unpredictable times? Please read the article on The Carmelite Charism before our conversation which will be a sharing of our own reflections guided by David Hofman OCarm. Please book for the zoom session …

IN PERSON: Cuppa & Chat at the Carmelite Centre, Wednesday 1 July, 1.30 - 3.00

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WELCOME! Join us for a casual cuppa and chat as Covid 19 restrictions slowly ease. We have various times to chose from throughout July. As numbers are restricted in accordance with the safe distance regulations, we can only accept 5 bookings per time slot. This …

via zoom: Carmelite Spiritual Horizons: Silence in the Life of Carmel with Jamie Miller, Thursday 16 & 23 July, 3.00 - 4.30pm

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This is the third topic in the study series "Carmelite Spiritual Horizons." The topic in "Silence in the life of Carmel" facilitated by Jamie Miller This session is the first of two parts on the same topic. First part on Thursday 16 July and the second part on Thursday 23 July. Please read the Chapter 1 - 4 of this …

Private Reading: Spiritual Reading Group: Rose Macaulay with Carol O'Connor

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The topic for the July Spiritual Reading Group is Rose Macaulay with Carol O'Connor. Check the Tuesday slider on the website for more reading material later in the month.
You may also like to revisit past Spiritual Reading topics on the Carmelite Library blog. Discover what is available here including many topics previously presented by Carol O'Connor.
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TUESDAY: Meditation

  • Join us at home Tuesdays at 1.00pm (or a time that suits). Reflections by Kathryn Pile are added to the website for each weekly session.
  • View an introductory youtube by Kathryn Pile.
  • Click for more information and a Meditation app.

THURSDAY: Meditation

  • Join us from your own home in weekly Meditation, Thursday evening at 7.00pm (or a time that suits). Reflections by Peter Thomas are added to the website for each weekly session.These are available to either listen to or read.
  • 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.

FRIDAY: Lectio Divina - via zoom

  • Pray the scriptures with us every Friday morning at 10.00am.
  • Notes from David Hofman OCarm for each week are progressively available here.
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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.
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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. To make an appointment, for more information and to listen to a podcast by Damien Peile click here.

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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. To book an appointment, for more information and to listen to a podcast by Bernadette Micallef click here.



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. Borrowing is now also possible via an order and collect method. Contact the library for more information.