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ISA Marks World Day for Mental Health with Talk on Suicide

The Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA) commemorated World Day for Mental Health (October 10) with a public lecture on “Suicide, Psychology, ...


Initium Novitiatus

  • 12-10-19 Elisabetta Dal Ben (CAE), Camerino, Italia

Professio Temporanea

  • 07-09-19 Fabrice Anon (Ger-Cam), Efoulan, Cameroun

Profess ...

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Lectio Divina November 2019

Universal – Communication and Reconciliation
That a spirit of dialogue, encounter and reconciliation emerges in the Near East, ...

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First Assembly of the Federation “Nuestra Señora del Carmen” of Latin America

The first Assembly of the Federation “Nuestra Señora del Carmen”, was held 22-24 October 2019 at La Vega, Dominican Republic. The following were ...

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Lectio Divina: Luke 18:1-8

Ordinary Time

1) Opening prayer

God of power and mercy,
protect us from all harm.
Give us freedom of spirit
and health in mind and body
to do your work on earth.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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Lectio Divina: 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)
Lectio Divina: Luke 18:35-43
Lectio Divina: Luke 19:1-10
Lectio Divina: Luke 19:11-28
Lectio Divina: Luke 19:41-44
Lectio Divina: Luke 19:45-48
Lectio Divina: Luke 20:27-40
  • Welcome!

    Message from the Prior General

    Dear Readers of this Website,

    Communication is such an important part of our lives and of our faith. It is at the heart of our relationship with God, and therefore, with one another. Good communication helps to build up the body of humanity. It is for this reason that I am happy to greet each one of you as readers of this website, the official website of our Order, and to express the wish that we may all be good readers and good communicators.
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  • The Carmelites

    The Carmelites? Who are we?


    The Holy Land, Mount Carmel to be exact. A mountain celebrated for its sheer beauty. Stretching out into the deep blue of the Mediterranean Sea Mount Carmel in the springtime of the year is a glow with the vivacious colouring of flowering shrubs and plants. A symbol for the beauty of Mary. On that mountain the first Carmelites came together, a unique group. Laymen, most of them, living as hermits in community. They took as their model one who appealed to many monks in the West, the Prophet Elijah.

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