Posts Tagged ‘Carmelite’

Saving Lucas Batista – the Fátima miracle

Monday, May 15th, 2017

The Vatican says the complete and unexplained recovery of  severely injured Lucas Batista is the miracle needed to canonise Franciso and Jacinta Marto. They say doctors, some of them non-believers, said Lucas’s recovery could not be explained. Pope Francis canonised the siblings on Saturday at Fátima. Lucas was five when he fell 6.5 metres out of a Read more

TVNZ follows up on Carmelite Monastery programme this Sunday

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Earlier in the year the Sunday current affairs programme provided a rare glimpse into the Carmelite Monastery in Christchurch and the life of prayer and solitude of the sisters there. It’s a challenging life and young Sister Catherine, a novice, had much to consider as she decided if she could fully leave behind her life Read more

Discovering God in silence

Friday, July 4th, 2014

God cannot be found in noise and agitation. His true power and love are revealed in what is hardly perceptible, in the gentle breeze that requires stillness and quiet to detect. In silence, God listens to us. In silence, listen to Him. In silence, God speaks to our souls and the power of His word Read more

Carmelite Third Order receives record number of new members

Friday, December 16th, 2011

In recent months,  the Carmelite Third Order in the British Province has been blessed with a large number of new candidates. A news story on the Carmelite website says:  “In fact, the number of receptions and first or final professions within the Third Order this autumn has been something of a record-breaking bonanza!”

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