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 who 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 and art. He...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 October 2014 Lectio Divina is an authentic source of Christian spirituality recommended by the...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
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
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
The Gospel of Thomas is a collection of traditional sayings, prophecies, proverbs of Jesus discovered near Nag Hammadi in Egypt in 1945. The no frills gospel “missing in action” for more than 1600 years. Given that the Gospel of Thomas is now accepted by scholarship as being...Read More
Saturday 29 November – Gingerbread House Decorating 2.00 – 3.30pm Cost $40.00 Get into Christmas by decorating your very own Gingerbread House. Heaps of Fun. To book email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 0409 976 253 Please advise us of any medical, physical or...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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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.