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Carmelite Conversations

June 26, 2022

A Radiance of the Holy Spirit: St. Mary of Jesus Crucified, OCD, with Frances Harry, OCDS

St. Mary of Jesus Crucified, OCD (also known as Mariam Baouardy) is one of the most extraordinary Saints in Carmel, following in the footsteps of Holy Mother St. Teresa of Avila.

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April 13, 2022

The Church Prepares, Year after Year, for the Anniversary of Her Birth: The Church and the Holy Spirit, with Jean Crowley, OCDS

Pentecost is the birthday of the Church.  Secular Discalced Carmelite Jean Crowley peers thru the Carmelite lens at this great time and how the Holy Spirit is acting.

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March 1, 2022

Saint Teresa of Avila and the Holy Spirit, by Teresa Trygstad, OCDS

As a doctor of the Church,  St. Teresa of Avila has much to teach the universal Church and humanity at large.  She was quite the mystic.  We are so blessed that she wrote so much to help us grow in our union with God.

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Jan. 15, 2022

Carmel and the Holy Spirit, by Marika Zimmerman, OCDS

The hidden power source behind our actions in fulfilling our mission as Secular Carmelites in the Church is THE HOLY SPIRIT!!! The Holy Spirit is involved in the Spiritual formation in the life of the Christian.

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March 25, 2021

Inspired by the Holy Spirt, with Deacon Rusty Baldwin, OCDS

We all are called by Heaven, but how many of us hear it?  How many answer the call?  What help do we receive in order to answer the call and fulfill the call?  In this podcast, Deacon Rusty Baldwin, OCDS, examines the “call.” Here, he specifically addres...

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May 10, 2016

Docility to the Holy Spirit.

In this second of a two part series on the Holy Spirit, Mark and Frances speak about the work of the Holy Spirit in our individual souls. After providing a brief list of the names given to the Holy Spirit, the conversation moves to a deeper exploration o...

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May 3, 2016

Preparing to Receive the Holy Spirit at Pentecost

By studying the book of Acts, one may learn a great deal about the Holy Spirit. Of great importance to each person is the way to prepare to receive the Holy Spirit. The earlier verses from Acts give us lots of indicators on how the Apostles prepared and ...

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