"I have found a very nurturing and joyful community at the Carmelite Centre with lots of opportunities for inquiry and growth."

Clare McArdle
My Journey by Lyal Warren

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...

Lectio Divina by Jamie “group of like-minded people”

Lectio Divina by Jamie “group of like-minded people”

Earlier this morning I participated in a session of Lectio Divina with friends from the Carmelite Centre in Middle Park.  I’ve been participating in these weekly sessions for about two years, having started at a time on my journey when my own practice of Lectio had...

Seasons of Creation 2021

The Season of Creation is the annual Christian celebration of prayer and action for our common home. Together, the ecumenical family around the world unites to pray, protect, and advocate for God’s creation. The season starts 1 September, the Day of Prayer for...

Lectio Divina 15 October 2021

Scripture Mark 10: 35-45 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, approached Jesus. ‘Master,’ they said to him ‘we want you to do us a favour.’ He said to them, ‘What is it you want me to do for you?’ They said to him, ‘Allow us to sit one at your right hand and the other...


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In 2016, my husband and I ventured forth on the Carmelite Way Pilgrimage ... What a great experience both spiritually and physically.

Lyal Warren