Community News, February 2022

Our Lady of Mercy Lay Carmelites

Community and Regional News — February 2022

  • Lay Carmelite Webinar. Cindy Perazzo, Coordinator of Lay Carmelites for the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, invites us to an upcoming Webinar, Mysticism of the Passion & Resurrection, on March 12, 2022. The registration fee is $10. For more information and to register, visit the Carmelite Institute’s website.
  • Free Virtual Formation Session. Brother John Mark, Carmelo Retreat Center, will present The Spiritual Life and Teachings of St. Thérèse: A Source of Great Hope for Us on Saturday, February 26, 2022, 10-11 a.m., via Zoom. This session is open to all Lay Carmelites. Please wear your scapulars and bring your Carmel’s Call. Zoom Link:
  • Phase 2 Formation Beginning. Our next Phase 2 Formation will begin on March 26, 2022, 10a.m.-12 p.m. Location to be decided.
  • Regional Day of Recollection. A Day of Recollection for the Bay Area Region is planned for late Spring, depending on the status of the pandemic. The hope is to hold it in Carmel, CA, near the Carmelite Monastery. More details to come.
  • Dues reminder for 2022: $50.00. Please make your check payable to Georgia.
  • Sr. Libby Retirement Card. Please sign the card for St. Libby during today's break or before you leave the meeting.


Next Meeting — March 20, 2022

March Community Meeting: March 20, 2022 in the Fireside Room, from 2:00-5:00 p.m.

March Ongoing Formation Homework

  • Into Your Hands Father, Abandoning Ourselves to the God Who Loves Us: Mankind’s Rebellion, Section 9, pages 72-75
  • Study questions: Study Guide, page 18, questions 1-3.

March Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina for March 20TH community meeting is the gospel reading for Sunday: Luke 13:1-9.

Prayer Intentions

Please pray for all Carmelites, especially:

  • Our members who are ill
  • All Carmelites who are isolates
  • Our deceased members

More Information

  • Monthly Community Meeting
    Lectio Divina, dates, and locations for all meetings
  • Ongoing Formation
    Information about our current required reading and homework for each month of this year’s ongoing formation classes
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Lourdes is the director (2022- ) of Our Lady of Mercy Lay Carmelite Community.