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 [...]

Venerable Ann of Jesus—On the 400th Anniversary of Her Death

Earlier this week, the Discalced Carmelite Order celebrated an important anniversary in the life and legacy of one of its lesser-known saints. Venerable Ann of Jesus entered eternal life exactly 400 years ago this past Thursday on March 4, 1621. While Ven. Ann is not among the most celebrated of the Discalced Carmelite saints, she [...]

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 [...]

Fr. Reginald Foster’s Funeral Homily

This homily was preached at the funeral of Fr. Reginald Foster, OCD on January 21, 2021, at Holy Hill Basilica by Fr. Michael Berry, OCD, Provincial. I wish to first welcome Fr. Reginald’s family, the children of his siblings John and Susan, who are with us today and have come both to honor the memory [...]

“Little Lord Jesus no crying he makes”? – Celebrating Christmas in the Midst of the Pandemic

When they moved the liturgical feast of Saint John of the Cross from late November to mid-December I felt at ease with the change because it placed our Holy Father Saint John that much closer to the Solemnity of Christmas. Saint John of the Cross is a strong proponent of the Incarnation, appreciating how 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 [...]

CarmelCast Episode 27: St. John of the Cross – Spiritual Author

Join us each Monday leading up to the Feast of St. John of the Cross (December 14) as we discuss his life and teaching. To subscribe to our Youtube channel or to leave a comment please click here! No time to watch now? Tune in as you commute, work out, or do [...]

CarmelCast – Episode 26: St. John of the Cross: Spiritual Director and Formator

Join us each Monday leading up to the Feast of St. John of the Cross (December 14) as we discuss his life and teaching. To subscribe to our Youtube channel or to leave a comment please click here! No time to watch now? Tune in as you commute, work out, or do [...]

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