This will be the fifth annual Carmelite Way Pilgrimage. Come to an Information Evening on WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER at 7:00pm and see if you might like to join in this year’s pilgrimage. BOOK here for the information evening Pilgrimage 2014 flyer Fr Wayne Stanhope O...Read More
Spiritual Reading Group: With Donna Ward on Tuesday 19th August. In this session participants will be introduced to a selection of Rumi’s poems translated and edited by one of the world’s most respected translators and readers of Rumi, Coleman Barks. The poems in this...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
Come and join the conversation with Lisa Jacobson and Andy Jackson as they read a selection of their own poems and those by other Australian poets. Please feel free to invite your friends to this stimulating evening. You may also like to print copies of this flyer and...Read More
You are invited to a Parish Barbeque with guest speaker Meme McDonald. As Meme shares thoughts with us on ‘Nurturing the Seasonal Body’ pick up some tips on self-care during the seasons! Meme McDonald is an award winning author and director of outdoor arts events. As a yoga...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
‘Icons are in colors what the Scriptures are in words.’ Discover a renewed appreciation of Iconography, an ancient art form used to help people pray and highlight spiritual qualities. The icon promotes a spiritual link between the human and divine. Today there is a resurgence...Read More
Saturday 13 September – Cupcake Decorating 2.00 – 3.30pm Cost $30.00 Bake and decorate your own yummy cupcakes to take home. Remember to bring a container to take your own cupcakes home. To book email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 0409 976 253 Saturday 18 October...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
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 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 August 2014 Lectio Divina is an authentic source of Christian spirituality recommended by the...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
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.