Posts made in February, 2017

SRG: The Many Hats of Rowan Williams, with Philip Harvey, Tues 21 Feb, 4.30 – 6 pm

Posted on Feb 14, 2017

Spiritual Reading Group February 2017. Rowan Williams is by turns one of the most direct and accessible writers, then one of the most complex and oblique. His work is widely enjoyed by a broad range of readers. The rewards are great. He is an archbishop, scholar, mystic, theologian, poet, preacher, and social commentator. Philip Harvey chooses writings that show forth these different roles, invites attendees to say what they make of the words, then gives his own readings of the chosen works. There will be something for everyone, whether you’re a first-time reader or are seasoned in his...

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Matthew’s Portrait of Jesus: Healer and Teacher: Brendan Byrne SJ: Tues 28 Feb, 7–9 pm

Posted on Feb 13, 2017

The talk will approach the Gospel through Matthew’s presentation of Jesus as Healer and Teacher, and consider the way in which he forms his disciples to see the world as he sees it—with eyes of compassion and mercy—and so become themselves instruments of mercy and healing. The talk will, then, proceed according to the following pattern : Seeing the world through the eyes of Jesus: the Setting for the Sermon on the Mount (Matt 4:23-25); Disciples: called to be Light for the World; Salt of the Earth (the Beatitudes: 5:1-16); The Priority of Mercy (9:9-13; 12:1-8; 23:23). Book and pay by credit...

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Lenten Retreat Day with Matthew McPhee O. Carm. – Saturday 4 March 10am – 3pm

Posted on Feb 8, 2017

The Retreat day with Matthew McPhee OCarm is the beginning of the Carmelite Centre Lenten Program. You are welcome to come to the Saturday even if unable to commit to the following parts of the program. Some participants may wish to meet or have spiritual direction for the five weeks of Lent. [The times and dates for this if agreed will be determined by the group who attend on the Saturday.) A closing meeting will be held on Wednesday 12 April from 7 – 9 pm. (the day before Holy Thursday) Book and pay with credit card via or via the website BOOK...

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Carmelite Spiritual Learning Circle: Forgiveness: Thursday 9 March, 3.00 – 4.30pm

Posted on Feb 6, 2017

A new reflective and experiential group meets regularly to deepen spirituality by exploring Christian topics such as compassion, forgiveness, hope, atonement and others as they emerge. These sessions aim to connect the thinking and talking with daily living – bringing head and heart together and enhancing Christian living. The topic for Thursday 9 March is FORGIVENESS and the group will meet in Carmelite Library. Download readings: forgiveness – extracts There is no fee for these sessions. Donations are welcome on the day if you choose to do that. BOOK HERE Let us know if you are...

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