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

The Carmelite in the Land of the Word

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In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God,
and the Word was God.
The Word became flesh
He made his dwelling among us
Jn 1

 

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“You have loved, o Lord, this land”

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Bless the LORD, O my soul;
and all that is within me, bless his holy name!
Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits,
(Ps. 103: 1-2)

 

 

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Your Word transforms us

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Our life is modeled by the grace
that transmits the Holy Land.

 


 

 

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According to your word

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Mary is a very daughter of this Land, of this people among whom we live, and in each of our Monasteries she leaves her particular imprint

 


 

 

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Towards the heavenly Jerusalem

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We remain, yesterday as today, for all time, like sentinels waiting for the dawn, vigilant in prayer...

 


 

 

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« In obsequio Iesu Christi»

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The Rule of Carmel was born in the heart and the life of the first hermits of Mount Carmel, even before of being written. Totally woven of the Holy Scripture, it is a witness of the unceasingly meditation of the divine Word, and gives us a way of life for today.

It is close to the source of Elijah where they lived meditating day and night the law of the Lord.

In the land that the Lord has chosen to be his own and in the same spirit, generation after generation we have lived deeply rooted in the biblical tradition constantly seeking God's face.

"In the Carmelite tradition contemplation springs from the loving and personal contact with the Holy Scripture" (A Carmelite of Mount Carmel).

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