About Br. John-Mary of Jesus Crucified, OCD

Br. John-Mary is living in the Monastery of the Espousal of Mary and Joseph in Brighton, MA and studying Spiritual Theology at Boston College.

The Carmelite Rosary – El Rosario Carmelita

Today is the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary! If you look closely, you might notice that the rosary worn by many Discalced Carmelite friars and nuns is a little different than other rosaries. The main difference is that these rosaries often have six decades, or groups of ten beads, instead of just [...]

CarmelCast Episode 35: The Way of Perfection – Chapters 37-42

This Lent on CarmelCast we're discussing the spiritual classic The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa of Avila. In this episode, we continue our discussion of St. Teresa's commentary on the Our Father, particularly her teaching on temptations in prayer. No time to watch now? Tune in as you commute, work out, [...]

CarmelCast Episode 34: The Way of Perfection – Chapters 32-36

This Lent on CarmelCast we're discussing the spiritual classic The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa of Avila. In this episode, we continue our discussion of St. Teresa's commentary on the Our Father, particularly her teaching on the Eucharist and on forgiveness. No time to watch now? Tune in as you commute, [...]

CarmelCast Episode 33: The Way of Perfection – Chapters 26-31

This Lent on CarmelCast we're discussing the spiritual classic The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa of Avila. In this episode, we talk about St. Teresa's method of prayer for those of us who often find it difficult to focus. No time to watch now? Tune in as you commute, work out, [...]

CarmelCast Episode 32: The Way of Perfection – Chapters 22-25

This Lent on CarmelCast we're discussing the spiritual classic The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa of Avila. In this episode, we talk about how vocal prayer must be joined to mental prayer and how to deal with distractions in prayer. No time to watch now? Tune in as you commute, work [...]

CarmelCast Episode 31: The Way of Perfection – Chapters 16-21

This Lent on CarmelCast we're discussing the spiritual classic The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa of Avila. In this episode, we give an introduction to St. Teresa's understanding of prayer. No time to watch now? Tune in as you commute, work out, or do housework by looking us up wherever you [...]

CarmelCast Episode 30: The Way of Perfection – Chapters 8-15

This Lent on CarmelCast we're discussing the spiritual classic The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa of Avila. In this episode, we talk about St. Teresa's understanding of detachment and humility as foundations for living a life of prayer. No time to watch now? Tune in as you commute, work out, or [...]

CarmelCast Episode 29: The Way of Perfection – Prologue and Chapters 1-7

This Lent we'll be discussing the spiritual classic The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa of Avila. In this episode of CarmelCast, we give a little background about the book and talk about St. Teresa's insistence on love of neighbor as a foundation for living a life of prayer. No time to [...]

Learn to Pray from St. Teresa of Avila this Lent

It's hard to believe that Ash Wednesday is only two weeks away! This Lent we have two great opportunities to help you to go deeper in prayer with the spiritual wisdom of St. Teresa of Avila: a book study and an online retreat. Book Study https://youtu.be/ndh-63qiXtk Join us this Lent as we read through The [...]

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CarmelCast Episode 28: The Last Days of St. John of the Cross

Blessed feast day of Saint John of the Cross! This is our last episode of CarmelCast this season. Please take a few moments to take this short survey to help us plan for the next season: https://forms.gle/81z5NQsPEVDSjyXv5. God bless you! To subscribe to our Youtube channel or to leave a comment please [...]

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