An apostolate of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites community of Our Mother of Good Counsel in Dayton, Ohio.

Carmelite Conversations Podcast

June 7, 2011

Spiritual Life

Have you ever wish for mystical “flights of spirit?” have you wondered how the saints disposed themselves for intimate union with God? Listen into this interesting conversation on what a Doctor of the Church and a Master of prayer, St Teresa of Avila has...

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May 16, 2011

Mary, Jesus, and Catholicism in Film

In this thought provoking program, Mark interviews Michael Duricy STL, from the International Marian Research Institute. Michael did his graduate research on Mary in Films. This particular conversation will focus on how Hollywood has portryed Mary, Jesus...

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May 9, 2011

The Interior Castle II

Have you ever wondered if your prayer life was useful, and whether you were making progress. In this insightful program, Mark and Frances continue their conversation on Teresa of Avila’s “The Interior Castle.” They will discuss the need for and benefits ...

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May 2, 2011

The Interior Castle II

Have you just begun to pray more seriously, or are you still struggling with finding the time and commitment. On this program Mark and Francis begin a discussion of St Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castles. Today they discuss the first three “Dwellings” or ...

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April 25, 2011

St Teresa of Avila

During this Conversation, Mark and Frances are joined by William Corey, President of the Cincinnati Community of Discalced Carmelites. They will discuss more about St Teresa of Avila’s teachings on the prayer of Recollection. They will also go through ea...

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April 11, 2011

St. Therese of Lisieux

This program focuses on St Therese of Lisieux. We explore the major events of her childhood, the events that led to her entry into Carmel and the significant contribution she made in her short life. We focus primarily on her most famous work, The Story o...

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March 14, 2011

St. Teresa of Avila

This program introduces the life of St Teresa of Avila and her useful teachings on the Way of Perfection.

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March 11, 2011

Devotion to Mary

This program focuses on Carmel’s deep devotion to Mary and the role she plays in forming us spiritually. The program will focuses on Mary’s primary example to Carmel, her Purity of Heart and Simplicity of Life. The material covers Carmel’s special relati...

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Feb. 28, 2011

Living the Call

This program focuses on the basic elements of living the call to Carmel in our time. This includes a very brief introduction to The Rule written by St Albert, and the Constitutions of Carmel. We then discuss what is meant by “Carmel,” and how both the Ru...

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Feb. 21, 2011

Introduction - the first podcast!

This program begins with a simple history of the Order and its foundation in our Father, Elijah. The primary text for this program is “Journey to Carith” and the ICS publication on entitled “Elijah.” This program provides a basic understanding of what le...

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