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in the ordinary circumstances of everyday life.

Nazareth, a Model

Holy Family stained glass windowThe Feast of the Holy Family. Nazareth is a kind of school where we may begin to discover what Christ’s life was like and even to understand his Gospel. [From an address by Saint Pope Paul VI]

St. Joseph, Patron of Carmel

St. Joseph, Patron of Carmel

A Letter from the Prior General, O.Carm. and Superior General, O.C.D. to the Carmelite Family on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. You can find the text of the document on the website of the Order and download the PDF of the full message in multiple languages.

Live Adoration Online

Live Adoration: EWTN Chapel — Available from 6 AM to 3 PM PT

Live Perpetual AdorationLive Perpetual Adoration: Tyburn Convent, London — Available 24 hours a day. Click the “Picture-in-Picture” icon to keep a small window on your desktop so that you can adore whenever you are on your computer. Or click the “full screen” icon and set aside an hour to spend in adoration.