The Centre



To be a leader in facilitating spiritual journeys, growth and community in the Carmelite tradition


Leverage and build on the Carmelite tradiition and bring the essence of this tradition to the community through a range of spirituality based programs and experiences.
The Carmelite tradiition honours the individual, embraces community and welcomes people who seek spirituality and personal enrichment.


The values of the Carmelite tradition honour:

  • Contemplation
  • Reflection
  • Free thinking
  • Independence
  • Community
  • Grace

Brand Promise

To facilitate spiritual journeys and community by encouraging contemplation, independent and free thinking, and an attitude of simplicity, humility and grace.

The Carmelites’ traditional charisms of Prayer, Fraternity and Service are reflected in our program under the headings:

  • Spirituality
  • Community, and
  • Service

…all of which lead to a contemplative disposition.

The focus of the Carmelite Centre Melbourne has three elements:

  1. Developing Spiritual Journeys
  2. Developing Spiritual Leaders
  3. Spiritual Leadership through Service and Outreach.