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Carmelite Marian Spirituality

May 10, 2020
During this month of May dedicated to the most Blessed Virgin Mary, I would like to share a reflection on her, the most remarkable woman in history and our Mother in the order of grace.We Carmelites have a most special bond with Our Lady, since we are the first religious order in the West dedicated to her love and service.[1]  In fact, our official name, Discalced
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Divine Mercy Sunday

Apr 22, 2020
Readings: 1st Reading: Acts 2:42-47Resp. Psalm Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-242nd Reading: 1 Peter 1:3-9 Gospel: John 20:19-31 In the first reading we read that the people took what Jesus did and taught mediated to them by the teaching of the Apostles, to heart. In holding their possessions and finances in common to help those according to their need speaks of the responsibility
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Reflections from Mount Carmel Center - March 29, 2020

Apr 08, 2020
I pray you are all well as we continue to face these unprecedented circumstances in our world today. It is our intention at Mt. Carmel Center to stay in communication with all of you by sharing some reflections as we continue this time of both challenge and grace.I know people have different opinions in regards to the restrictions implemented by our civil and religious leaders in response to the pandemic
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