Event Phone: 630-969-4141
A Weeklong Retreat in the Carmelite Tradition
July 14 – 19, 2019
Registration Deadline is July 7th, 2019
The Carmelite tradition began with a small group of Christians coming together in a valley on Mount Carmel in Israel in the early 1200’s. They were pilgrims who wanted to live on holy ground. It was their way of following Christ.
Life in the valley included an atmosphere of silence and solitude. The hermits came together for Eucharist, dialogue, and, eventually, the prayer of the church and meals. But the fundamental activity was a contemplative attending to God’s loving presence.
This retreat/seminar will reflect the life lived long ago on Mount Carmel, but with additional elements of instruction in the tradition. With the saints of Carmel as our guides, we will explore the origins of Carmel, our living tradition, and the nature of contemplative prayer.
Fr. Donald Buggert, O. Carm.
Fr. Craig Morrison, O. Carm.
Fr. Elias O’Brien, O. Carm.
Fr. Leopold Glueckert, O. Carm.
Dr. Keith Egan, T.O. Carm.
Fr. Robert Carroll, O. Carm.
Fr. Robert Colaresi, O. Carm.
Fr. John Welch, O. Carm.
Full retreat schedule and session descriptions are available in our Land of Carmel brochure and registration form.
Please register online below or download our PDF Registration Brochure to complete and return by postal mail.
Into the Land of Carmel
July 14, 2019 - July 19, 2019
4:30 pm - 12:30 pm