Following Mary’s example, the contemplative is a person centred in God. (VDQ 10)

Easter morning

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      St. Teresa Benedict of the Cross (St. Edith Stein) wrote this text in 1924 when she was a teacher at the Convent of the Dominicans in Speyer. This is a very beautiful meditation as we approach the mystery of the Resurrection.

 

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"The Word is a gift, other persons are a gif"

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       Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death.
This season urgently calls us to conversion.
 (MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2017

 

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“Christmas in Carmel is Unique”

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In this manner, St. Elizabeth of the Trinity relates the feasts of the Nativity in a letter to her aunts.

 

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The liturgy, center and summit of life in the Church

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"Sharing in the prayer of Christ finds its highest expression in the Holy Liturgy and is sustained throughout the day in our personal prayer"

 

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saints are the best witnesses of the mercy of God

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Twice he has visited already this year Fr. Romano Gambalunga, General Postulator of the Order, the Monastery of Stella Maris and the Delegation of Israel, among other things to set the basis of an eventual opening for the cause of beatification of the Fr. Mauricio Vigani, ocd. Within these frame, we made him some questions:

 

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Our Lady of Mercy

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“Your souls shall rejoice in his mercy, and his praises will not bring you to shame”.

 

 

  

 

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The Canonization of Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

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     During his 20th June 2016 Consistory Pope Francis announced that the canonization of Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity would take place in Rome on the 16th of October 2016.                                                                    Great joy for the Church and for the family of Carmel!

 

  

 

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The Joy of Love

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             “The Joy of Love experienced by families is also the joy of the Church… the Christian proclamation on the family is good news indeed.”

  

 

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Abundantly are we filled with the gifts of the Holy Spirit

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             Pentecost is the ultimate manifestation to humankind of God’s glory, a theophany, the apex and crowning moment in the celebration of Our Lord’s Resurrection. 

 

 

 

 

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In Haifa , Easter joy continues

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             The origin of the procession dates to 1914 (during the First World War).  

 

 

 

 

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