International Laity Congress
September 16-22, 2018
Sassone, Italy

Related Documents:
Letter of instruction from Provincial Coordinator
Letter of invitation from Rome
Registration Form



Dates – July 19-21, 2019
Place – Hilton Chicago (Michigan Avenue)
Theme – Elijah: Inner Fire – Outward Zeal
Keynote Speaker – Most Reverend Fernando Millan, O.Carm. (Prior General)
Other Major Speakers - William Harry, O. Carm. (Prior Provincial),
Joseph Chalmers, O. Carm., Glenn Snow, O. Carm.

**Registration materials will be available fall 2018**

Remember in Prayers

The following Lay Carmelites who entered eternal life in recent months:

Dan Robertson                                       9/17                Spring, TX

Tillie George                                        5/17/17            Pierre Part, LA

Mary Drury                                           10/17                Houston, TX

Helen Felix                                            11/21/17          Tucson, AZ

Marie Trinidad Hernandez                    10/17/17            Hacienda Heights, CA

Patricia Gurney                                        9/25/17            Memphis, TN

Nancy Kayser                                        12/3/17             Cincinati, OH

Brenda Matthews                                    7/19/16            Abberville, LA

Gertrude Broussard                                9/12/16            Abberville, LA

Cecile Mayard                                        2/12/17            Abberville, LA

Marcus Broussard                                    3/3/17            Abberville, LA

Olga Toups                                                7/4/17            Abberville, LA

Ed Robins                                                11/26/17        Tinley Park, IL

Rita Ethier                                                4/24/17          Wahpeton, ND

James Hodges                                          7/6/17            Mesa, AZ

Lourdesita (Lou) B.                                3/3/17            Mesa, AZ

Aileen Nexmith                                      11/17            N. Hollywood, CA

Teresa Ponce                                         9/5/17            Chicago, IL

Juanita Samera                                        9/4/17        San Diego, CA

Antoniette Caruso                                 9/12/17        Mesa, AZ

Judith Welby                                        10/29/17       Mesa, AZ

Fr. Joseph Pastick                                10/19/17        Holiday, IL

Eileen Violante                                    2/11/16          Fennville, MI

Beverly Schott                                    9/20/17           Denver, CO

Frank Cappelli                                    8/20/17          Philadephia, PA

Emma Heath                                                              Kenner, LA

Recent Lay Carmelite Articles

The Courage to Love

Do Not Be Afraid: The Carmelite Saints on the Fear of Death

Let Nothing Make Us Afraid

The Gift of Silence, Solitude and "The Cell"

SELFLESS... A Mother's Love


The Paradoxical Effect of Silence in Interpersonal Relationships

We are a Monastery on the Hill - We are a Monastery in the City (Part 1)

We are a Monastery on the Hill - We are a Monastery in the City (Part 2)

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