Climbing Mount Carmel

Glimpses of Life in Carmel

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|

Wake Up the World!

“Everybody sleeps. And God, so watchful, so magnanimous, so worthy of praise is forgotten! Nobody thinks of Him! Behold, nature praises Him; heaven, stars, trees, grasses – everything praises Him, while man, who acknowledges His [...]

By | June 16th, 2015|Carmelite Spirituality|