Posts made in July, 2015

Our Lady of Mount Carmel – A Model For Living

Posted on Jul 14, 2015

For Carmelites the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel has a special significance because Our Lady of Mount Carmel is patron of the Carmelites and the Church at Middle Park is the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel – a gathering place for all members of the Carmelite Family in Australia. In the Carmelite tradition Mary is seen as a sister who helps us to follow her Son. Mary lived her life with deep faith and a contemplative spirit. She confronted many situations which affect contemporary women: pregnant and unmarried at an early age; facing uncertainty about Joseph’s acceptance of...

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Mothers’ Mass Sunday 19 July at 10:30 All Welcome

Posted on Jul 13, 2015

The Carmelite Order celebrates the solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel  on 16th July. Every year we remember too and give thanks and pray for all mothers. This year’s Mothers’ Mass is at 10.30am on Sunday 19 July at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, cnr Richardson and Wright Streets, Middle Park.  You are warmly invited to join us for this celebration. During this Mass we remember all mothers, living and deceased. You can write the names of any mothers you would like remembered in the Mass on the intention sheets in the foyer. Patronal Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel...

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Spiritual Reading Group Tuesday 21 July 4.30 – 6.00 Talitha Fraser on Michael Leunig

Posted on Jul 5, 2015

Political, poetic, profound and profane… one of the questions Leunig is most often asked and is always baffled by, is about what a particular cartoon mean? He says: “People will say, ‘I don’t know what it means but I like it.’ And I’ll say, I don’t know either but I like it too. I’m not trying to say anything but I hope it awakens something in you.” Leunigs letters, poems, cartoons, pictures speak to our soul and brighten bathroom walls everywhere! Bring along your favourite Leunig cartoons and images to share and we will sit together in what they mean, what we like and what they awaken. A...

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