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Our Lady of Mount Carmel – Mother and Sister!

Happy Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel! Wow! What a beautiful day for rejoicing (and perhaps for giving my poor abandoned blog some new life)! Today we celebrate, with all of the Carmelites worldwide and with everyone who faithfully … Continue reading

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“Woman, Behold Your Son.”

Wow, what a week for someone discerning the Call as a Discalced Carmelite Friar and a Priest! Yesterday, we celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Mary is the model Carmelite – her life of fruitful prayer is … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Up here in the “Frozen Tundra Unfrozen” the WiFi is a bit spotty, so posting anything has been a little challenging. Even so, it has been good lesson for me to learn – take what God gives you without complaining. … Continue reading

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“How glorious is the King’s daughter as she enters, her raiment arrayed in gold”

Hello everybody, today we celebrate the Queenship of Mary. Instituted by Pope Pius XII in 1954, this feast is a logical follow-up to the Assumption. After all, being the Mother of the Christ – the King, would Mary, after being assumed … Continue reading

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My “Call-Story”

John Howard, a soon-to-be seminarian in England, invited me to pen my call-story (the story of my vocation) to put on the website that he runs: http://www.catholicpriest.me.uk/. As far as I know, his website is the only religious vocation discernment … Continue reading

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Alleluia, The Ancient Flower of Carmel is Blossomed!!!

 Alleluia!!!!! Today is the glorious Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, which was instituted in 1726 to be celebrated by the Universal Church. Today, we celebrate in union with all of the Carmelites worldwide the Feast of our Queen, Sister, and Mother.  … Continue reading

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We share the fruit of life through you, O Daughter blessed by the Lord!

Happy feast everyone!!! Evening vespers have been said and it is officially the great and glorious Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel!!! You will notice that for the second night in a row I am posting just before midnight; well … Continue reading

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