Monthly Archives: July 2020

Talking to College Students about Prayer

In this video, Fr. Michael-Joseph and Dcn. Br. Pier Giorgio speak with several college students about their personal experiences of prayer and the Carmelite saints.

The Martyrs of Compiègne

This homily was preached by Deacon Br. Pier Giorgio of Christ the King, OCD, on the Memorial of St. Teresa of St. Augustine and Companions on July 17, 2020, at a Discalced Carmelite Monastery of nuns. Sisters, there is something about today’s martyrs that is fascinating. Perhaps it is because they are not martyred in [...]

The Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel – El Escapulario de la Virgen del Carmen

Today is the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Fr. Michael-Joseph of Saint Thérèse, OCD shares the history, spirituality, and the practice of being enrolled in the Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in both English and Spanish. El Padre Michael-Joseph de Saint Thérèse, OCD cuenta la historia, la espiritualidad y la práctica [...]

St. Teresa of Jesus of the Andes – A Woman of Contagious Joy

Today is the feast day of St. Teresa of Jesus of the Andes, and, significantly, this year marks the 100th anniversary of her death. In this video, Br. John-Mary of Jesus Crucified introduces us to this energetic, charming young Latin American saint who has something powerful to say to our troubled world.

Deacon Br. Pier Giorgio – First Homily

Br. Pier Giorgio of Christ the King was ordained to the Sacred Order of the Diaconate on July 5, 2020. The following is his first homily, preached to the Carmelite community on July 6, the memorial of St. Maria Goretti: “Courage daughter! Your faith has saved you.” And from that hour the woman was cured. [...]