Community News, September 2022

Our Lady of Mercy Lay Carmelites

Community and Regional News — September 2022

  • Congratulations! Congratulations to Carmenita who made her Final Profession in Napa at our Day of Recollection last month.
  • Regional Day of Recollection. Thank you to all who attended the Regional Day of Recollection in August, including our aspirants Arlene and Isabelle, and other guests, at the Carmelite House of Prayer in Napa. We look forward to having more Retreats there.
  • Regional Visitation. Our Regional Coordinator Christine Campbell and Regional Formation Director Patrick Bowles will be visiting our community October 16, 2022 at 2 pm. Highly encourage community presence.
  • Carmel’s Call Revisions. Still awaiting our printed copies of Carmel’s Call, Twelfth Edition.


Next Meeting — October 16, 2022

Community Meeting: October 16, 2022 in the Lower Conference Room, from 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Ongoing Formation Homework

  • Into Your Hands Father, Abandoning Ourselves to the God Who Loves Us: Surrender and Our Own Activity, pages 93-95.
  • Study questions: Study Guide, pages 22, questions 1-3. (For Inspiration: 2 Cor 12:7-10 — The Thorn in the Flesh)

Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina for October 16TH community meeting is the gospel reading for the Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Luke 18:1-8.

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.