· In the midst of isolation, news reporters have increasingly been taking notice of the cloistered Carmelite monasteries in their cities. The Notting Hill Carmel in West London has returned to the public eye 11 years after the documentary No Greater Love shared the life of a cloistered community to the general public.
· Salvador Dalí's journey to faith...
In the summer of 1591, a major meeting in Madrid showed up
serious differences of opinion in the Teresian reform. John seems to have
regarded some policies of the central government as unfairly harsh, and he
objected strongly. While much is unclear, the fact is that John came out of the
meeting without effective voice in the central running of the reform. Instead,
he was on course for the mission...
Father Provincial is the expert on the Carmelite Saint, Elisabeth of the Trinity. He is wellrenowned all over the world. His doctoral thesis on this Saint has been acclaimed as one of thebest studies ever.He has edited a book on her, outlining her vision on redemptive suffering and it has beenpublished in Italian (two editions already) and in Polish. Now it is being published in Spanish.In the pipeline...
Tħaddan il-faqar biex tkun sinjura quddiem il-Mulej(Embracing poverty to be rich infront of the Lord)
It-Tnejn, 9 ta’
Diċembru 2019: Professjoni Solenni ta’ Sr Sarah Rayan fil-Knisja ta’ Santa
Tereża ta’ Ġesù, Bormla.
The homily by Archbishop
Charles J. Scicluna
Sister Sarah Rayah of God, you have asked for three things which today’s
liturgy helps us to meditate...
In front of a
full Church, Sister Sarah Rayah, Carmelite,
professed her love to the most handsome of all men, Jesus Christ
himself! Archbishop Charles Scicluna
presided and gave a very insightful homily. A good number of Discalced
Carmelite priests and local priests concelebrated.
On December 9th,
in Saint Teresa’s Church, Cospicua, Sister Sarah made her religious profession
of the vows...
Sister Sarah Rayah (=Beloved) of God is 34 years old and she originally hails from Guam.
She joined the Carmelite Monastery of Morristown New Jersey ten years ago. Experiencing the beauty of community life and the joy of leading a prayerful life in Carmel, she will now make her solemn profession at Saint Teresa Church in Cospicua. This Church is the oldest Discalced Carmelite Church in Malta.
Two lesser known saints in Carmel. If you rae interested in reading, you may want to have a look at these two books.
The author is Fr. Timothy Tierney OCD.
The title is St. Raphael Kalinowski Apprenticed to Sainthood in
Fr. Tierney is also the author of a
great book on Ven. Hermann Cohen OCD titled A Life of Hermann Cohen
From Franz Liszt to John of the Cross.
They are quite...