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Carmelite Friars - 800 Years of Presence and Service - is God Calling You?



This will help you to find out something more about the way in which Carmelite friars live and serve today, and the discernment process for those considering a vocation to Carmel. For other vocations, including nuns and sisters, please visit the Carmelite Family section. First profession of vows by Brother Gerard Walsh, . arm. Brother Severin Tyburski from Germany spent his novitiate in the British Province. The British Province of Carmelites has produced a booklet entitled Carmelite Friars: 800 Years of Presence and Service, which is designed to give a glimpse of the friars' way of life and help those discerning a possible vocation to Carmel. Other Carmelite vocations resources.

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We were founded 800 years ago on Mount Carmel in the Holy Land, but we have our feet firmly planted in today’s problems and concerns. Carmel learned to tell the story of the human heart as a love story. Living in Service to Others. Carmelite friars are pastors, teachers, and spiritual directors. But, we’re also lawyers, hospital chaplains, musicians and artists.

Carmelite Friars are devoted to Mary and serve God through prayer, community, & fraternity. The vocation to the Carmelite life is God's free and gratuitous initiative, which demands and generates a personal response: The fundamental choice of a life is concretely and radically dedicated to following Christ. Carmelite Formation: A Journey Of Transformation n. The Carmelites official name in the Church is the Brothers of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel.

If our Carmelite presence in the world is to reflect Christ’s union with His Father, then the primary task of the Carmelite is to realize this presence of God within himself. This is acquired through what is called inner solitude. Christ did not come into the world to be a solitary mystic.

A historic anniversary, to be celebrated in grandeur: 800 years of Franciscan presence in the Holy Land. On October 16, officials of the Custody. Regarding the path that has been made over these 800 years, for what do you feel grateful to God? I feel that I have to thank God for the friars who have worked here, but not just them. Throughout history, there have always been lay people who have wanted to associate themselves with this spiritual and human path. I thank the Lord for the Friars Minor and for all of its collaborators.

living facility), my sister (Audrey), my brother (Roy for his vocation and state in life or his calling in life and to work and serve the Lord in the House of God), and me (Kevin is my vocation and state in life or my calling in life and to work and serve the Lord in the House of God).

And if God is calling you then He will make this known to you in His own good time. The waiting can be important. It has a purifying effect. So important at such a time of discernment is to find a spiritual director. It can be your parish priest, or a religious you know. It needs to be someone you know and trust; someone with lots of experience and intelligence  . Just one last word, if you are called to Carmel, then you should be attracted to Carmelite spirituality, to one of our great saints, particularly Teresa of Avila or John of the Cross, or Therese of Lisieux. Or, you may be ignorant of these but love to pray. This too can be a good sign. Carmel has a wonderful tradition of prayer and spirituality.