Eco-Spirituality Reading Circle: Ten Love Letters to the Earth

On Tuesday 20 February, our first meeting for the year, we had eleven participants. I think this is the largest group at a zoom meeting. We shared our thoughts about the “Ten Love Letters to the Earth” which are a series of meditations on Mother Earth...

My experience of the Carmelite Centre community

I walk my dog every evening around the streets of Middle Park. On one of these walks, some years ago now, I noticed a flyer in the Carmelite Centre advertising poetry evenings. I heard Les Murray read his poems. What a fantastic night. Another time on the way back...

Who are the Lay Carmelites?

In this “Carmelite Conversation” on 1st November 2023, Gabrielle Fogarty, Moderator of the Lay Carmelites in Australia and New Zealand and several other Lay Carmelites situate the Lay Carmelites today within the history of the Order. They share what it...

Final session with Brendan Byrne on St Paul’s Letter to Romans

On Tuesday 19 September 2023 a group who have been meeting via zoom every month since February had our last session. Over these months we have been progressively reading St Paul’s Letter to Romans and discussing and sharing our insight. A special thank you to Fr...

Lectio Divina “a warm inclusive welcome greeted me…”

I came to Lectio Divina in 2017. I hadn’t intended to ‘start’ Lectio Divina but as a post graduate student at the Catholic Theological College, I was studying Meditation, and wanted to experience first-hand what it was all about. I first rang The Carmelite Centre...