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Carmelite Proper for the Liturgy of the Hours

To pray along with the Carmelite Feast days you may consult the Carmelite Proper of the Liturgy Of The Hours and also the Discalced Carmelite Missal, which contains the Proper of Saints and Votive Masses. The Carmelite Proper can be downloaded as a PDF from the Carmel of Canada website. The Discalced Carmelite Missal can be ordered from the Carmelite Book Service, Boars Hill, Oxford OX1 5HB, England. Note that these resources are not the complete Divine Office, but simply a supplement that contains the prayers unique to the feasts of our Carmelite saints and blesseds.

Hallmarks of The Little Way — Part 8: Love Without Violence

Brother Joseph F. Schmidt, FSC, one of the world’s leading experts on Thérèse of Lisieux and author of Everything is Grace: the Life and Way of Thérèse of Lisieux, sat down with the Order of Carmelites recently and recorded an 8-part series of 2-minute webisodes on Thérèse and the Little Way. In episode 8, he discusses how Thérèse discovered how the love of God was not violent.

Hallmarks of The Little Way — Part 7: Path of Love

Brother Joseph F. Schmidt, FSC, one of the world’s leading experts on Thérèse of Lisieux and author of Everything is Grace: the Life and Way of Thérèse of Lisieux, sat down with the Order of Carmelites recently and recorded an 8-part series of 2-minute webisodes on Thérèse and the Little Way. In episode 7, he discusses how Thérèse realized that love was an ambiguous term in her life. When was she loving God for selfish reasons? When was she loving God on God’s terms?

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