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The little Flower Novena starts today, the 22nd of Sept. The Triduum in St Joseph's Berkeley Rd - Thurs 29th & Frid 30th Sept: Mass & sermon at 10am & 5.45pm. Blessing with relic. Sat 1st Oct - Feast of St Therese: Mass & Sermon at 10am. Blessing of the Roses. Preacher: Fr Jim Noonan OCD.
News from the recent General Definitory in Rome.
Albania, the home of St Teresa of Calcutta has a community of Carmelite nuns & recently built new home for the friars.
Jubilees to be celebrated this month of Sept and in 2016 in general
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, will be canonized on the 4th of Sept2016. Although she was born on August 26th 1910, she was baptised the following day on August 27th, and she always considered this to be her true birthday, the day she was born into the church.
Celebrations in Rome for the upcoming canonization - Oct 16th.
The great challenge faced by consecrated persons to persevere in seeking God “with the eyes of faith in a world which ignores His presence”, and to continue to offer that world Christ’s life of chastity, poverty and obedience life as a credible and trustworthy sign, thus becoming “a living ‘exegesis’ of God’s word”.
Sunday past was the yearly Carmelite Sunday pilgrimage celebration at Knock Shrine.
Joint Letter from the O. Carm. Prior General & O.C.D. Superior General on the occasion of the Jubilee of Mercy
Letter from the O. Carm. Prior General, the Reverend Father Fernando Millán, and the O.C.D. Superior General, the Reverend Father Saverio Cannistrà, on the occasion of the Jubilee of Mercy