Discalced Carmelite Friars

Province of St. Therese

2017 OCDS Congress
San Antonio, TX

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Reflections from the Attendees

The Congress was wonderful!

The Congress was wonderful! My favorite talks were Fr Alzinir's and Jeanne Kamat's. Fr Alzinir worked so hard to give his talk in English and that was very touching. When we were boarding buses to the Missions he was eager to be on the last one. Such a humble man and great example. Jeanne gave a beautiful talk on Scripture and our charism. The words were not only excellent in depth, but were given from the heart!

The whole Congress seemed to flow smoothly and joyfully.
I am so grateful for the Okla Province affording such a blessed opportunity! Thank you and God bless you!

Lovingly in Carmel, Penny Hickey, OCDS

Thank you for a successful OCDS Congress

Some of us were privileged to participate in the OCDS Congress in San Antonio, Tx. I personally learned more about the Carmelite spirituality, had uplifting experience with the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and enjoyed socializing with other Secular Carmelites.

Thank you for a successful OCDS Congress. Looking forward to OCDS Congress 2018 in Columbus Ohio. All for the Glory of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit!

Maria Luisa Lapidario, OCDS