“My strength has failed through affliction.” (Ps. 31:11)
Lenten iRetreat 2014, Wednesday of Holy Week
“He who has dipped his hand into the dish with me is the one who will betray me.” Matthew 26:23
God’s Garden April 11, 2014
Geographically, we take our name from Mount Carmel. A green oasis in Israel surrounded by desert, “Carmel” in Hebrew means “Garden of God.” Metaphorically, Carmel is our spiritual disposition as we climb higher in our journey of faith. We invite you to take a walk through God's Garden. We hope you are nourished by what grows here and invite you to share it with others.
Carmelite Chronicles: Political Intrigue in the Place of Study
The war between the League and Henry III made it impossible for Chizzola and Aleotto to carry out the visitation of the provinces.
Rack of Lamb with Garlic and Herbs
One of the many joys and challenges of priesthood is being with people in times of suffering and hurt. Whenever I preside at a funeral, I tend to bring up the reading we heard in this past Sunday’s gospel about Jesus weeping at the tomb of Lazarus. Personally, I think it is one of the most profound moments in the Gospels - one that reveals the depth of Jesus’ love and humanity.
Carmelites.net Wins ACP Award(s)!
Exciting news! Earlier this week, Fr. David Genders OCarm and Bill McGarvey of McG Media were notified that Carmelites.net will be receiving at least one award--and perhaps multiple awards--from the Associated Church Press at their annual awards ceremony being held in Chicago on April 29. Founded in 1916, the Associated Church Press (ACP) is the oldest interdenominational religious press association in North America.
How often have you begun Lent with the best of intentions to focus yourself spiritually only to give up because you can’t make the time? For most people, it isn’t a lack of will but the absence of a system or process that they can easily tap into that is the problem.
The members of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Province have elected the Very Reverend William J. Harry, O. Carm., to the position of prior provincial, to fill the unexpired term held by Very Reverend Carl Markelz, O. Carm.,
We invite you to join us on the path up Mount Carmel. Walking in the footsteps of Jesus with Elijah and Mary is a wonderful, deeply satisfying life. We welcome you to contact us at any time via the information below.