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An interview with a Carmelite nun

July 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Carmelite Spirituality, Dan Burke

Dear Friends,   We are very excited to introduce you to a new team member joining the effort to serve you in your desire to deepen your relationship with Christ. Her name is Sister Carmen Laudis, O.C.D. and she is part of a Carmelite religious community based in Alhambra, California in the U.S. To introduce her to you I asked her a few questions about her perspective on her life and service to... Read More

Our Lady of Mount Carmel and My Conversion to Catholicism

July 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Seasonal Meditations

In July of 2005, I was enrolled as a candidate in the RCIA program. As I was sitting in church for Mass one Sunday I became frustrated and walked out. I couldn’t bear to sit there, watching everything, and not participate again. I desperately wanted to partake in the Body and Blood of Christ. The next day I got on the phone and called Shirley, a secular Discalced Carmelite who ran the Faith Formation... Read More