Carmelite Conversations
He is Near by from Mark Danis, OCDS, recorded by Frances Harry, OCDS

He is Near by from Mark Danis, OCDS, recorded by Frances Harry, OCDS

March 24, 2020

Many of us are homebound right now due to the pandemic of the coronavirus. The whole world is experiencing this scourging. What are we as Secular Discalced Carmelites called to do. Mark highlights some aspects of our Carmelite Charism that are particularly potent right now, in this period of Lent and the pandemic.

On Spiritual Communions  with Frances Harry, OCDS

On Spiritual Communions with Frances Harry, OCDS

March 24, 2020

Since most of us, all over the world, are not able to physically go to Mass and received Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, due to the pandemic coronavirus, we have a unique opportunity to intensify our spiritual practice of spiritual communions. St. Teresa of Avila gives us some wise counsel on this topic. Additionally, St. Therese of Lisieux, wrote a poem, “My Desires Near Jesus Hidden in His Prison of Love,” that will help inflame any loving heart.

The Well-Ordered Life by Deacon Russell Baldwin, OCDS

The Well-Ordered Life by Deacon Russell Baldwin, OCDS

March 10, 2020

Deacon Russell Baldwin, OCDS, gave a homily on The Well-Ordered Life at our March 2020 Community meeting and holy Hour.

“The Angel of the Lord Declared Unto Mary”: Our vocation to Carmel through the Lens of the Angelus by Marika Zimmerman, OCDS

“The Angel of the Lord Declared Unto Mary”: Our vocation to Carmel through the Lens of the Angelus by Marika Zimmerman, OCDS

March 10, 2020

 

Marika Zimmerman, OCDS, gave this presentation at our March 2020 Community meeting.

 

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Nine Themes in Carmelite Spirituality - 6. Carmel is Marian

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