Peter Hinde, OCarm a Link to War, Peace
We invite you to use this prayer before your Thanksgiving meal
We call to mind all of those who are part of the heritage that has been handed down to us.
Who are the saints of Carmel? They are hermits of Mount Carmel who “lived in small cells, similar to the cells of a beehive, they lived as God’s bees, gathering the divine honey of spiritual consolation.” They are mendicants of the first medieval communities, who discovered the presence of God in the events of ordinary daily life and especially seeing God in his brothers and sisters.
Therese was disposed to hear and to do the word of God. She was ready for the Christmas healing.
The miracle happened early Christmas morning in l886
Her little way is about Mercy and human weakness. We need to be in touch with both these poles: God’s fullness and our emptiness. But there is one more piece to the puzzle; Therese called it the centerpiece.
Saint Albert was born towards the middle of the 12th century in Castel Gualtieri in Emilia, Italy. He entered the Canons Regular of the Holy Cross at Mortara, Pavia, and became Prior there in 1180.
On Saturday, August 20, 2016, Carmelite brothers Matthew Gummess and Jorge Monterroso made their solemn profession of vows.
In addition to being a wonderful city for its art and beauty, Krakow is a place that has very close links with our Carmelite history