Community News, October 2022

Our Lady of Mercy Lay Carmelites

Community and Regional News — October 2022

  • Regional Coordinator Visitation. We welcome our Regional Coordinator, Christine Campbell, and Regional Formation Director, Patrick Bowles, who are visiting our Community today.
  • Phase 1 Formation Begins. We have three candidates interviewed for Phase 1 Formation: Christina, Arelene, and Nanette. Please pray for them as they discern their call to Carmel.
  • Novena to All Carmelite Saints. The novena to All Carmelite Saints will be held November 5-13. Depending on availability, we will meet in either the Fireside Room or the Governo House Dining Room. Once the location is confirmed, an email and/or text will be sent to everyone. Please bring your copies of the novena with you when you attend in person or via Zoom.


Next Meeting — November 20, 2022

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

Ongoing Formation Homework

  • Into Your Hands Father, Abandoning Ourselves to the God Who Loves Us: Active or Passive?, pages 95-98
  • Study questions: Study Guide, pages 22, questions 1-2.

Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina for November 20TH community meeting is the gospel reading for the Feast of Christ the King: Matthew 1:18-24.

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.