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Welcome to Lectio Divina 13 May 2021 Feast of the Asension

NOTE: Zoom link is a Recurring one for every Friday morning meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87377375536?pwd=NVJJL2UrNUVTUE0zQ2N3UGhCenpUZz09

Meeting ID: 873 7737 5536
Passcode: 389607

CLICK HERE FOR READING & NOTES

Please read privately and reflect 9.30am – 10am and join the zoom gathering at 10am - CLICK THE LINK ABOVE. The time on zoom is to share any reflections and prayers you have. You can leave the gathering at any time if needed.

PLEASE MUTE YOURSELF DURING THE MEETING UNLESS YOU ARE SPEAKING


Hopefully we will see many faces tomorrow at 10am😊
You are welcome to stay after the session finishes for a short time if you would like to catch up and share any news – ALL WELCOME.
Irene & Damien

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See below for other Carmelite Centre activities

via zoom: Spiritual Reading Group, Wednesday 19 May, 10.30am to 12 midday

via zoom: Spiritual Reading Group, Wednesday 19 May, 10.30am to 12 midday
You are invited to share a favourite passage of spiritual writing. It can be from any period of time, prose or poetry, and not longer than one page. The writing will be ‘shared’ on zoom, where it will be read, after which you talk about what you value in the words. Others are then free to discuss the work as well.
Carmelite Centre Monthly Meet Up in the Library - Friday 30 July, 11.30am - 1pm

Join us in the Carmelite Library last Friday of each month between 11.30am and 1pm. Next Meet up is 28 May

An opportunity to meet in person and also as we plan to gather in the library you may like to browse and borrow books. Even though the library is not officially open at this time we can organise for you to borrow books if needed.

We can share a cuppa and also you may like to bring some nibbles to share.
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AN INVITATION FROM OUR REGULAR PARTICIPANT JUDY RACZ

You are all invited to an
EXHIBITION of FLOW PAINTINGS BY JUDY RACZ
Bridges Restaurant
1075 Heidelberg-Kinglake Rd, Hurstbridge
Please call 9718 0099 before attending, in case there is a function at the restaurant.
Open 9 a.m. until late
WEDNESDAY to SUNDAY ONLY
12 May until 20 June 2021
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TUESDAY: Centering Prayer Meditation

Check the website for updates and zoom links.
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THURSDAY: Meditation

Check the website over February for updates and possible in-person sessions.
  • 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.
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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.
Read some of their stories here. Email your own story to be included.
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PASTORAL SUPERVISION

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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SPIRITUAL DIRECTION

During these unusual times Spiritual Direction conversations can provide support amidst the joy, sorrows and challenges. 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.

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FROM THE CARMELITE LIBRARIAN

All are welcome to visit the Library for access to the much-needed books. Entrance is via the side door of the Carmelite Hall, in keeping with covid guidelines. We are open Tuesday Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 am to 4pm. Contact Philip Harvey

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