Our thoughts and prayers with you all in gratitude for your support throughout the year. Thank you and may each of you be blessed at this wondrous time. We would like to share a reflection prepared by Bernadette Micallef, one of our spiritual directors who wrote this at our...Read More
This year in 2015 the gospel readings on Sundays are drawn primarily from the Gospel According to Mark. This is the shortest of the four gospels and the earliest to be written. Mark is the inventor of what we call a gospel, that is, a consecutive narrative account of the...Read More
‘Contemplative Aging’ A Way of Being in Later Life, 11 February, 9.30am – 12.30pm with Peter Thomas For those aged 60 and beyond who want to experience a more peaceful, aware way of being through contemplative practices and to transcend the many causes of suffering that...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 December 2014 Lectio Divina is an authentic source of Christian spirituality recommended by the...Read More
The 2015 program is soon to be finalized. An email newsletter is sent out each month throughout the year with the events for the coming month. If you are not already on the subscriber list you may add your name on the bottom left corner of the home page. If you have any...Read More
In coming for direction you bring the ordinary events of your life to a series of one-on-one conversations. The Spiritual Director listens to your experience as you relate it and by attentiveness assists you to notice how God’s Spirit is moving in your life. You are then freer...Read More
“What cannot be done all at once can be done little by little“ wrote Saint Teresa of Avila. The Spiritual Enrichment Program will encourage you to actively reflect on your spiritual growth. It will support you in your ongoing spiritual journey and provide an...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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Photo: Fr Martinho and Fr Angelino in traditional dress before their Ordination with Fr Wayne and Fr Bruce.
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.