St Joseph Conference Centre (Choc Van) will hold a retreat on Carmelite Spirituality from 15 to 17 February (Friday to Sunday).

Priest: Fr. H. H. Purwanto

Content: Talk, Contemplative Prayer, Holy Mass, Spiritual Direction

Venue: Choc Van Conference Centre 

Date: 15 February (5:30pm) to 17 February (2:30)

Fee: 800 MOP

For registration, please call the centre at 6368 9673 or 6818 0326.

Carmelite spirituality is characterised by an intense thirst for an immediate and direct experience of God. Reduced to its most fundamental expression, Carmelite spirituality is centred on prayer, understood as loving friendship with God, and contemplation as the free gift of God. Hence, Carmelite spirituality is focused on attention to one’s relationship with Jesus. This is expressed in various ways in the major sources of Carmelite spirituality, such as the Rule of St. Albert, the writings of the founders of Discalced Carmel Sts. Teresa and John of the Cross, and indeed in the writings of all our Carmelite saints.

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