Archive for March, 2011

Carmelite Conversations

// March 30th, 2011 // No Comments » // Carmelite Conversations

Carmelite Conversations is a weekly program hosted by Mr. Mark Danis that centers on the teachings of Carmelite Spirituality and their application to our busy modern lives. It provides counsel on how to live the Carmelite call to combine contemplative prayer with service to the Church, while at the same time providing guidance on how to make progress in holiness. Tune in on Mondays at 7:00pm Eastern (6:00pm Central) and call in with your questions.

March 14, 2011 – St. Teresa of Avila

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This program introduces the life of St Teresa of Avila and her useful teachings on the Way of Perfection. This program focuses on the life of Teresa of Avila and her main teachings on prayer, community, sacrifice and entering in to relationship with the Lord.  The principle texts for this program are her Way of Perfection and her Autobiography.  There are some history of the reform initiated by Teresa, as well as her relationship with John of the Cross.  The primary message of this program is to demonstrate how Teresa, in the midst of all that she accomplished in the world, was still able to achieve the highest levels of prayer and union with the Lord.

March 07, 2011 – Devotion to Mary

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This program focuses on Carmel’s deep devotion to Mary and the role she plays in forming us spiritually.  The program will focuses on Mary’s primary example to Carmel, her Purity of Heart and Simplicity of Life.  The material covers Carmel’s special relationship to Mary and Marion devotions, as well as how Mary plays a personal role in forming each of us into the image of her Son.