The first Carmelite Conversations is with Matthew Tonini OCarm exploring Discernment on the Carmelite Way.
The Rule ends with a call to discernment in applying the Rule to practical living. “See that the bounds of common sense are not exceeded, however, for common sense is the guide of the virtues.”
Topic: Carmelite Conversations First Wednesday of the Month 2022 Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 843 9359 0639
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Matthew Tonini is an Australian Carmelite friar who is passionate about living and sharing the riches of Carmelite spirituality – a way of entering more deeply into the mystery of human spirituality and relationship with God.
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.
A list of the 2022 program is included here. More details about each conversation will be progressively added to the website.
2 February – Matthew Tonini OCarm on Discernment on the Carmelite Way
2 March – Daryl Moresco OCarm on Interior Prayer of the Heart and Vacare Deo
6 April – Austin Cooper OMI on Saint Teresa of Avila
4 May – Will Day on Sr Wendy Beckett
1 June – Paul Chandler OCarm on Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection
6 July – Cecily Clark on Creative Spirituality
3 August – Paul Cahill OCarm on the July Assembly of the Plenary Council
7 September – Philip Harvey on Edith Stein (St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross OCD)
5 October – Paul Sireh OCarm on Mary’s Song as Contemplative in the Scripture (The Magnificat)
2 November – Michelle Jones on Exploring the connections between Carmelite Spirituality and the writings of Brené Brown.
7 December – Philip Harvey on John of the Cross
All are welcome to join. Please book below for the February conversation and pay through bank transfer. Thank you.
The suggested donation for each Carmelite Conversation is $10 which helps offset costs involved in providing the sessions and remunerating the presenter.
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. Donations are essential for us to continue our work. You can donate here.
Bookings are closed for this event.