Discalced Carmelites of the Australia Oceania Region

Older News Items

A selection of older news items relevant to the Secular Order as a whole.


 March 2012 National Congress

 About 60 people attended this National Congress for the Secular Order held in Sydney and entitled: "Saint Teresa of Jesus: What does a cloistered nun of the 16th Century have to do with lay men and women of the 21st Century?"


January 2011  Looking Forward

At the beginning of the New Year, Father General reflected on the place and importance of the Secular Order in the world of today.


June 2010  A Treasure for the Secular Order

Brian Healey, who served the Carmelite Order over many years, making an enormous contribution, died on Friday 25th June, 2010.


October 2008 Formation Seminar

Held at the Mount Carmel Retreat Centre, Varroville 17th -19th October 2008, the purpose of this Seminar was to address the issues of Formation. This built on the foundations laid at the previous Congress “Liberating the Laity” conducted in Melbourne in January, 2005.