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by Shawn Rain Chapman, OCDS. Shawn is a Secular Discalced Carmelite in the Province of St. Therese. She 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.
from the Little Flower Basilica blog.
by the Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Little Rock, AR.

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Images of God - Carmelite Institute webinar
Live Webinar on Oct. 3, 2020
September 26, 2020

The Carmelite Institute of North America presents Images of God: God as Parent.

Drawing from the writings and lived experiences of St. Therese of Lisieux, Fr. Mikhail Woodruffe, O.Carm., will explore the connection between parental experiences and images of God especially in the life of St. Therese of Lisieux.

To learn more and to register for this live webinar, please visit the Carmelite Institute's website.

St. Therese - Mount Carmel Center - Mass of the Roses
Mass of the Roses in Honor of St. Thérèse
September 25, 2020

Come join us at Mount Carmel Center on Oct. 1 at 11:00 a.m. in celebrating St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Patroness of Missions and of The Oklahoma Province of Discalced Carmelites. Blessed roses will be given out after Mass.

There is no fee to attend, however we appreciate donations to help defray the cost of the event. Please RSVP for this event as space is limited. We apologize that due to safety concerns we are not able to provide lunch.

St. Therese
St. Therese's Little Way
September 25, 2020

Join Fr. Gregory Ross, OCD, as he reflects on St. Thérèse's Little Way in these special videos for the St. Therese Novena at Little Flower Basilica.

Feast of St. Therese 202 at the Basilica
Feast of St. Therese
September 24, 2020

Celebrate the Feast of St. Therese at the Basilica of the Little Flower in San Antonio, TX:

SEPTEMBER 30 / Wednesday
5:30 PM - Transit
6:30 PM - Vigil Mass and Blessing of the Roses

OCTOBER 1 / Thursday
6:00 PM - Mass of Roses

Get your blessed roses at the Basilica on September 30 or October 1
*MASKS ARE REQUIRED at the Basilica*
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Novena to St. Therese 2020 at the Basilica
Novena to St. Therese
September 24, 2020

The feast of St. Therese, also known as the Little Flower, is on the 1st of October. A novena in for her intercession is now going on. Visit the Basilica website today to join the novena and submit your novena prayer requests.

Communicationes No. 357
September 1, 2020

In the latest issue of Communicationes, official newsletter of the Discalced Carmelite Order:

  • José Gómez Menor Dies
  • Prague Nuns Transfer
  • Message of John Paul II to the Carmelite family (2001)
  • Benedict XVI Angelus – Les Combes (Aosta Valley), Sunday, 16 July 2006
  • Living Flame of Love Congress in the CITeS
  • New Deacons
  • Reminiscences of Fr. Jerónimo Gracián

Get your copy of Communicationes No. 357 here.

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