Posts made in June, 2016

2016 Full Program

Posted on Jun 30, 2016

The full program is available so you can look ahead and mark important dates in your diary. The program includes weekly Meditation and Lectio Divina; monthly Spiritual Reading Group and Eco Spiritual Reading Circle; a Symposium on Creation Spirituality in May; regular retreat days or mornings; four Tuesday morning “Carmelite Conversations”; four Library Lectures; and the annual Carmelite Way Pilgrimage. The full 2016 Program is available to download. this is the program as planned at the beginning of the year. Unfortunately some events have since been cancelled. Please check the...

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The Carmelite Library: you are welcome to come and browse

Posted on Jun 28, 2016

Located within the Carmelite Centre precinct The Carmelite Library of Spirituality and Mysticism is a popular resource centre for all things spiritual. You are most welcome to visit the Library to browse. You can also become a Library member and borrow from our extensive collection. The Carmelite Library is situated in the Carmelite Hall at 214 Richardson Street, Middle Park 3206. It is open : Tuesday: 12 midday – 8.00pm Wednesday: 9.00am – 5.00pm Thursday: 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm Philip Harvey (Librarian) and Susan Southall, Simone Pereira, Graham Dudley and Peter Maddock...

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After the Symposium: read a report by Catherine Sheehan

Posted on Jun 26, 2016

The Creation Spirituality Symposium was held in May.  Read about it here.  Care for all that Exists: A Symposium on Creation Spirituality. The title of this year’s Symposium is from the Pope’s encyclical Laudato Si, a core summary of Saint Francis’ Canticle. The three day event involves a wide range of outstanding speakers on the theology and spirituality of Creation. The symposium is broad-ranging and includes scriptural, cosmological, scientific and activist interpretations. Key Note Speaker: Professor Denis Edwards Australian Catholic University, Adelaide ‘Deep...

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2016 Mothers’ Mass Sunday 17 July 10:30 am Middle Park

Posted on Jun 16, 2016

Join the Carmelites in celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel corner Richardson and Wright Street, Middle Park. the mass is offered for all mothers (living and deceased). Send the names of mothers to: The Carmelites, 75 Wright Street, Middle Park, 3206. Phone (03) 9690 8822 or visit The Feast Day is 16th July. The Mass will be celebrated on Sunday 17 July....

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Mid-Winter Spiritual Reading Group: Tues 19 July 4:30 – 6:00

Posted on Jun 14, 2016

You are invited to bring along two or three favourite pieces of spiritual writing to share with the group. This can be a meditation, a poem, a prayer – something that has special meaning. There will be readings and opportunity for discussion. Everyone is most welcome to attend, with or without readings. BOOK...

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