Carmelite Spirituality

Thérèse: Saint of Divine Mercy

Today is the Octave Day of Easter; a day designated by the Church as Divine Mercy Sunday. It is a time to recall with special attention the great gift of mercy that we receive from the risen Christ. The entirety of Saint Thérèse's life—her Christmas miracle, her entrance into Carmel, her Little Way, her terrible suffering and illness–all of it is a beautiful hymn of Divine Mercy...

CarmelCast – Episode 21: St. Thérèse’s Life After Death

In this episode, Br. Pier Giorgio, Fr. Michael-Joseph, and Br. John-Mary discuss how St. Thérèse is a contemporary witness of the spirituality of St. John of the Cross.

Paschal Imagery for Lent from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross’s writings display rich and numerous references to the saving instrument of our salvation, the Cross of Christ. Iconography for her helps impress the beneficial image and effect the Cross has on the lives of those who believe in Jesus.

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CarmelCast – Episode 20: St. Thérèse and St. John of the Cross

In this episode, Br. Pier Giorgio, Fr. Michael-Joseph, and Br. John-Mary discuss how St. Thérèse is a contemporary witness of the spirituality of St. John of the Cross.

Let Him Sleep

Jesus is hidden. This week begins the Lenten season of Passiontide. Crosses and images are traditionally covered, and the readings point to the rising conspiracy against Jesus by his opponents. In our own time, things are difficult. For many of us, Jesus seems to be very hidden. Some of us have not received the Eucharist [...]

A Homily for the Solemnity of Saint Joseph

The following is the homily given at our House of Studies as we celebrate this Solemnity of Saint Joseph. Knowing that most of you will be unable to attend Mass today, we included you and your families in our prayers. We encourage you to take this extra time at home to increase your commitment to [...]

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