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Carmelite Conversations

July 2, 2022

Work: The Road to Holiness, with Tim Bete, OCDS

Have you  ever thought about your work as a road to holiness?  Discalced Carmelite Secular Tim Bete often struggled to understand the relationship between faith and work.

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Jan. 11, 2021

The Spiritual Nature of Work: Reflections on Bro. Lawrence and Practicing the Presence of God, with Tim Bete, OCDS

Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection's book The Practice of the Presence of God is a spiritual classic and provides great insight into the important of our secular work to uniting us with God. In this podcast, Tim Bete, OCDS, summarizes Brother Lawrence'...

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March 12, 2012

Brother Lawrence’s Letters

This program draws from Brother Lawrence’s own letters to other religious who he maintained correspondence with in his later life. These letters represent the best source of information for understanding what Brother Lawrence himself had to say, not only...

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March 5, 2012

Brother Lawrence’s Teachings On Detachment

This program discusses Brother Lawrence’s basic teachings on detachment, the need for silence and the process for practicing the presence even in our daily life. The discussion focuses largely on the Spiritual Maxims, and Brother Lawrence’s “Conversation...

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