Monthly Archives: December 2008

You shall drink from the brook…

I ran across this quote tonight in the first few pages (the Biographical Sketch) of  ‘The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross” – translated by Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D. and Otilio Rodriguez, O.C.D.  It is actually a quote from the … Continue reading

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January Carmelite Saints Pages Added

Here’s the new pages for the Carmelite Saints whose Feast Days fall in January.  You can get to them from the main Carmelite Feast Days page or Individually: January 3rd – Bl. Kuriakos Elias Chavara (1805-1871) January 8th – St. Peter … Continue reading

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No time lately…

Not much time lately to do any writing.  Today, I’m finishing up the newsletter I publish for my Third Order Carmelite community.  If I don’t finish it today, I’ll never get them printed in time for our meeting next week.  … Continue reading

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Bl. Mary of the Angels – Feast Day

Today is the Feast Day of Bl. Mary of the Angels – Carmelite Nun – 1661-1717 Born:   Mary Fontanella in 1661 at Baldinero, Italy Died:   December 16, 1717 of natural causes Beatified:  1865 by Pope Pius IX Canonized:  pending Born … Continue reading

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St. John of the Cross (1542-1591)

Today is the Feast Day of St. John of the Cross (1542-1591) ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS December 14th Born Juan de Yepes Alvarez on June 24, 1542 in Fontiveros in Old Castile Spain, twenty-four miles north of Avila.  He … Continue reading

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St. Elijah

MEDITATION ON ST. ELIJAH AND CARMEL In the scripture accounts, Elijah provides an excellent example on how the Lord guides us in our faith journey. God is always sending Elijah to a new place with a new ‘mission’ and showing … Continue reading

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