This particular program is dedicated to Frances Harry’s recent trip to the Annual Carmelite Congress, held just outside of Boston. Frances discusses the them of the Congress, which was, “Do Whatever He Tells You.” She provides a synopsis of some of the major presenters including Fr. Calloway, who escaped a childhood of drugs and anger, as well as Archbishop O’Malley of Boston, whose personal motto is also, “Do Whatever He Tells You.”
Archive for August, 2012
During this program Mark interviews Marika Zimmerman, a member of the Secular Order of Carmel in Dayton, Ohio. Marika is preparing to make her temporary promise this year. Mark explores with her the details of her Catholic upbringing, what brought her to Carmel and a discussion about some of her favorite Saints. They also discuss the topic of prayer and how prayer matures as we begin to make progress in Carmelite Spirituality.
On this program Mark and Frances speak again about the importance of Mary in the life of St Raphael Kalinowski. They also discuss the role he played in helping to bring unity between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox churches. Finally, they discuss how St. Kalinowski was actually a forerunner for the teachings of the Second Vatican Council. Primarily his teaching on the significance of the Evangelical Counsels is explained. Furthermore, the importance of the Evangelical Counsels is discussed as a central theme in a life of holiness.