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Holy Thursday with Saint John the Apostle

St. John lays his head against the breast of Jesus. He can feel Jesus’ chest as it rises and falls—the chest clothed in garments that became dazzling white at the transfiguration will soon be burdened beneath the weight of the cross...

By | March 29th, 2018|Carmelite Spirituality|

Event: Day of Prayer and Mass of Gratitude, Washington DC

Please join the members of one of our Archdiocesan Secular Institutes as we pray in gratitude for the Beatification of their Founder last November 19, 2016, Fr. Marie-Eugene. When: Saturday, April 1, 2017 Schedule:  9:00 [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Events|

He is Risen

A practice that many do not practice is the traditional Easter greeting among Christians. I do it every year, but not everyone knows the response. The greeting is, “The Lord is Risen!” Our response to [...]

By | March 27th, 2016|Carmelite Spirituality|

Message for Palm Sunday

Fr. Don Brick, OCD, gives his insight on Palm Sunday. Today's Readings Do you notice the different contrasts in the Passion of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ? There is a litany of conflict in [...]

By | March 20th, 2016|Carmelite Spirituality|

Fifth Sunday of Lent

LinK: Today's Readings There are two movements in the season of Lent. The first four week period is a mode of conversion and a time to look at ourselves and to examine whether we are [...]

By | March 13th, 2016|Carmelite Spirituality|

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Readings for Today It is always good to recommit ourselves during Lent; we are half way now and some people are already worn out with their prayer, fasting, and almsgiving and others have not done [...]

By | March 6th, 2016|Carmelite Spirituality|