Novena to Saint Teresa of Avila: 2018

St. Teresa of Avila

This year our Fall novena will focus on St. Teresa of Jesus. Each night during the novena we will reflect on one or more topics related to St. Teresa’s writings. Our spiritual director will be Emiel Albalahin, O.Carm.

Novena Dates:
October 6–14
Governo House (see below for location details)
(See Campus Map)
Holy Spirit Church, Fremont, CA

Novena Dates, Topics, and Presenters
7:00–8:30 PM • October 6–14 • Governo House

Date/Day Location Topic Presenter
10/6/2018 Sat Governo House Library Humility Dianne
10/7/2018 Sun Governo House Library Intimate and Transformative Prayer Teresa
10/8/2018 Mon Governo House Dining Room The Centrality of the Humanity of Christ Susan S.
10/9/2018 Tue Governo House Library The Soul Heraldo
10/10/2018 Wed Governo House Library Quality Spiritual Reading Susan M.
10/11/2018 Thu Governo House Dining Room Hell Catherine
10/12/2018 Fri Governo House Dining Room Surrender Nona
10/13/2018 Sat Governo House Dining Room Virtues Ann
10/14/2018 Sun Governo House Dining Room Charity Irene


The Novena prayers can be found here.
[Print the PDF pages back-to-back, collate, and fold in the middle.]
Novena prayers are taken from the Order of Carmelites website.

For those of you who are not able to join us physically, we invite you to pray these prayers on your own. May you be blessed for your faithfulness.


NOTE: Our Lady of Mercy Lay Carmelite Community will celebrate the feast of St. Teresa of Avila at our community meeting on Sunday, October 21ST.

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Catherine is a member of Our Lady of Mercy Lay Carmelite Community. “An apostle must pay with himself for those he wants to win [for Christ].” Divine Intimacy, 326,2