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St. Therese: Our Guide to Deeper Childlike Devotion to our Mother Mary
Wednesday, September 18 –
7pm to 9pm in English –

With Fr. John Magdalene Suenram, OCD
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Upcoming Program at Mount Carmel Center

Wednesday, September 18
7pm to 9pm in English
St. Therese: Our Guide to Deeper Childlike Devotion to our Mother Mary
With Fr. John Magdalene Suenram, OCD

As a Doctor of the Catholic Church and as a model of the Carmelite Life, St. Therese has much to teach us about how to practice devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. This conference will summarize her St. Therese's life under the lens of her love for the Blessed Mother and point to principles drawn from her works about proper Marian devotion.

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Tuesday, October 1st
11am
Mass of the Roses in Honor of St. Therese

Blessed roses will be given out during Mass. A light reception will follow. There is no fee to attend, however donations to help defray the cost of the event are appreciated. Please register for this event as space is limited.

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Wednesday, October 19
10am to 12pm in English
St. Therese and the Priesthood
With Fr. Jerome Earley, OCD

As a Discalced Carmelite nun, St. Therese offered her prayers and sacrifices for priests. This program will present her thoughts on the priesthood as well as her correspondence with two specific priests whom she considered her brothers.

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Miércoles, 13 de novembre 7pm a 9pm en Español
Santa Teresita y el Amor de Prójimo

Con Fr. Luis Gerardo Belmonte, OCD

Exploraremos cómo el testimonio de vida, la sabiduría y la espiritualidad del Caminito de Santa Teresita nos ayudan practicar el mandamiento de amore al prójimo en la via diaria.

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Saturday, November 16
10am to 12pm in English
St. Therese and Love of Neighbor
With Fr. Jorge Cabrera, OCD

We will explore how St. Therese's witness, wisdom and spirituality of the Little Way helps us to live out of the commandment of love of neighbor in daily life.

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The Latest Posts:

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by Fr. Jim Curiel, OCD on the Provincial Blog.
by Fr. Bonaventure Sauer, OCD on the Poet and Contemplative Blog.
by A Carmelite Sister on RHAPSODEE.
by Hannah De Lisser on OCDS Central Blog.

Spotlight

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by the Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Little Rock, AR
by Shawn Rain Chapman, OCDS. Shawn is a Secular Discalced Carmelite in Austin, TX. She is a contributor to ATX Catholic online and she also writes her own blog, Bethany Hang Out.
by Patricia Enk, OCDS. Patricia is a Secular Discalced Carmelite in the Province of St. Therese. She writes her own blog, Illumina Domine.
Inspired by his pilgrimages, Tim Bete, OCDS, writes another book of fresh poems (available in Kindle and paperback). Visit Tim's blog, Gray Rising, to learn more about his new book.

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Carmelite Institute Presentations by Carmelite Scholars

From the Carmelite Institute's Archives

08/08//2019

The Carmelite Institute has undertaken the work of remastering presentations by Carmelite scholars from VHS to DVD format. The remastered collections include:

Talks about St. Therese by Fr. John Russell, O.Carm. (7 DVDs)

Talks about St. John of the Cross by Fr. Kevin Culligan, OCD (3 DVDs)

Talks about The Institution of the First Monks by Fr. Paul Chadler, O.Carm. (2DVDs)

LIMITED QUANTITIES REMAINING OF Fr. Glueckert's Very Popular 2-Part Series HISTORY OF THE ORDER

These are all In Stock and Ready for Immediate Shipment!

Visit the Carmelite Institute's website for more information.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel - mass at the Basilica of the Little Flower

Mass in Honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

07/12//2019

There will be a solemn mass in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower in San Antonio, TX. The mass will be at 6 p.m. on July 16, 2019, followed by a reception.

Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel - Little Flower Basilica

Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

07/07/2019

The Basilica of the Little Flower in San Antonio, TX is accepting prayer petitions during the Novena to Our Lady. Please visit the Basilica's website to submit your prayer petitions and to see the daily novena prayers.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

07/05/2019

The solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is on July 16th. In honor of Our Lady, Carmelites all over the world will be celebrating the solemnity with Masses, prayers, and festivities. In preparation for this solemn feast, Carmelite communities pray the novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel prior to the feast day itself.

If you would like to pray the novena, we have a few versions you can choose from for your personal use. Visit the Prayer page to obtain a printable copy for yourself.

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