This will be the fifth annual Carmelite Way Pilgrimage. Fr Wayne Stanhope O Carm will lead pilgrims in prayer and reflection during our walking journey through the Yarra Valley. The evenings during the pilgrimage include a presentation on the Carmelite tradition by Fr Wayne on...Read More
You are invited to join a small group of like minded people meeting monthly to explore the spiritual path. The aim of the group is one of mutual support to enable one another to grow spiritually in community rather than on one’s own. Meeting dates for the rest of the year...Read More
Gerald O’Collins has written biographies and now two volumes of autobiography. He has had time to reflect on the biographical impulse both as reader and author. Writing biographies has been a Christian activity since the beginning. Witness the four Gospels. But what prompted...Read More
In this retreat-workshop we hope to use technology to capture the essence of spirituality by creating a reflective, still and peaceful space to encounter God. In the workshop, we will explore: The use of our iPads and/or iPhones to create spontaneous ‘God’ space...Read More
Eco-spirituality Reading Circle meets every second Tuesday of the month from March until November in the Carmelite Library between 5.30–7.00 pm . You are welcome to join any or all of the monthly meetings of the Eco-spirituality Reading Circle in the friendly atmosphere...Read More
Michael McGirr and Philip Harvey share poetry and ideas on the vast and transformative subject of Australian Spirituality. Philip will open proceedings by following the airflows across the continent west to east and reading what all sorts of poets say when they breathe out. No...Read More
Saturday 18 October – Painting, Drawing and More! 2.00 – 3.30pm Cost $30.00 Learn about the elements of art line, shape, texture, colour and space by making a special book to take home . To book email: email@example.com or Tel: 0409 976 253 Saturday 29 November...Read More
The feast of Saint Teresa is celebrated each year in the month of October. As we approach the 5th centenary of her birth, join us for a visit to a community of sisters who live her spirituality today at the Carmelite Monastery in Kew. Learn about Teresa of Jesus through a...Read More
Divine Landscapes: The Writings of Ronald Blythe Ronald Blythe is considered to be England’s finest country writer. He is a cathedral canon, lay reader, and preacher. He belongs to a tradition which sees the divine hand in a landscape fi lled with nature, history, literature...Read More
Meditation & Mindfulness 4 week Program on Thursday evenings with Free Introductory Evening Week 1: Free Introductory Session with 20 min meditation Thurs 23 Oct 6:30 – 8:30 Week 2: Meditation, theory and discussion. Thurs 30 Oct 6:30 – 8:00...Read More
A time for quiet prayer and reflection to start the day. Join a small group in the Elijah Chapel of OLMC church each Tuesday morning 8.30am – 9.00am to begin your day with some prayers, psalms and meditation. This form of prayer is based on the Liturgy of The Hours (also known...Read More
A group meets each Friday morning for Lectio Divina in the Lady Chapel at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church in Middle Park after Mass at 9.30am. Download Daily Lectio Lectio Divina Sept 2014 Lectio Divina is an authentic source of Christian spirituality recommended by the...Read More
We facilitate spiritual journeys, personal growth and community in the Carmelite tradition
We promote Carmelite Spirituality integrating Life, Spiritual Health & Wellbeing. The Carmelite tradition honours the individual, embraces community and welcomes people who seek spirituality and personal enrichment.
The Carmelite Centre Mellbourne offers weekly times of shared stillness and silence and regular Saturday retreats.
STILLNESS AND SILENCE events give us the reflective space from which we can act.
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Mentoring Carmelite Students: The Carmelites of Australia and East Timor provide support and training for East Timorese students studying for the priesthood in Australia. The Carmelite Centre Melbourne is building a team of mentors to assist students with academic studies or other aspects of their training.
Supporting others: Many of our spiritual leaders are supporting others in their search for meaning and purpose. This is done by facilitating retreats, giving talks, having one on one conversations and raising awareness of social issues.
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We bring the essence of the Carmelite tradition to others through a range of spirituality based programs and experiences. These enhance the continuing development of a growing community of participants, facilitators and presenters.
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EXPRESS AND EXPLORE events allow us to meet others with whom we can think and talk about the Carmelite Way.
EMBRACE AND ACT events allows us to bring contemplation into every aspect of our lives.