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Date(s) - 06/10/2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM


This session will give us the opportunity to find out more about Dorothy Day (1897 – 1980) and to adapt what we learn to our contemporary circumstances.

What can we learn today from this woman who worked to align the economic structures and the teachings of the church to the gospel, through small acts of mercy and love? This woman who set up the Catholic Worker newspaper to reveal to us the reality of what we had created, who set up houses of hospitality during the Great Depression, who publicly protested and went to jail for the sake of jobs, just wages, anti-discrimination, who advocated for peace and non-violence during the Spanish Civil War, WWII, the Vietnam war and against the arms race, who adopted voluntary poverty so that she would live in the same manner as the poor as Jesus did. This woman who prayed and went to Mass every day to gain the nourishment to do what she did.

All are welcome to join. Please book below so you can be sent the zoom link and any pre-reading material, and pay through bank transfer. Thank you

Carmelite Conversations: On the first Wednesday morning of each month we explore a topic related to the rich tradition of Carmelite Spirituality. Each month the session will be led by a person inspired by Carmelite Spirituality and so part of the broad community of the Carmelite Family.

Next month: 3 November: “Contemplation – a Way of Being not Doing” with Wayne Stanhope OCarm


The suggested donation for each Carmelite Conversation is $10 which helps offset costs involved in providing the sessions.

If you have participated in Carmelite Conversations throughout the year without donating we invite you to support the Carmelite Centre to help us continue our work in 2022.

We have limited financial support from the Carmelite Fathers Australia & Timor Leste. However donations are essential for us to continue our work. You can donate here.







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