Courses and Programmes from the Carmelites

Our courses are designed to allow you to grow in your spirituality and be truly transformative.

Courses Coming This Year

We have lots of inspirational courses planned for this year so please check back regularly. Here are some of the up and coming courses we have on the horizon.

Prayer, Virtue and Discipleship

Monday 14th, 21st and 28th February 2022

This course aims to enrich the pastoral ministry of participants and to make accessible to them the formative wisdom of Christian mystics and spiritual masters. The short course is therefore, suitable for a wide range of people: those who work in pastoral settings (hospitals, chaplaincies, prisons, in ministry) and those who are simply interested in understanding more about the spiritual life and pastoral ministry.

Four Approaches to Edith Stein:

3rd March 2022 to 24th March 2022

In this new 4 week course you will encounter the works of the formidable Edith Stein. In each week Professor Peter Tyler takes us through Edith's life, her approaches to empathy and her philisophical views on the development of the human soul. Edith Stein was also hailed as one of the first feminist of her time and this is echoed in her works - join us as we explore this inspiring feminist's legacy.

Let Us Dream – A Path to a Better Future

26th January 2022 to 23rd February 2022

Over this short online course we will connect and engage online with the mind of Pope Francis revealed in this book. The three chapters : A Time to See, A Time to Choose and a Time to Act are invitations to discern the sign of the times. With a sense of togetherness let’s explore what vision emerges from the book and explore the challenges felt in this Pope’s exposé of a better future as he perceives it.

Letting Teresa Speak

January 2022 to February 2022

The course will explore the main themes of Teresa’s life and spiritual teaching. By allowing Teresa to speak to us through her own words, it will provide participants with an insight into her character, her concerns, and the central themes of her mystical theology.

Expand the Place of your Tent

January 17th, 7pm UK Time

As the new year begins, opportunities for growth in the spiritual life abound. Join Canon John Udris as he explores expansion of heart in the thought of the mystics and in the process of discernment, helping us to ready our hearts in a place of receptivity for the inflow of God. The evening will offer plenty of time for prayer and sharing.

Enriching Ministry Day 26 March 2022

26th March, 7pm UK Time.

The desert is a place of both purification and promise. As we journey through Lent, how can we find nourishment in the wilderness and recognise where the Lord has both carried us and gone in front of us, always present in both light and cloud?

Living Prayer Course

November 2021 to July 2022

The new nine-month Prayer Course enables one to practise contemplative living according to one’s own lifestyle.

Prayer Guides Course

September 2021 to Jan 2022

The Prayer Guides Course is intended for those who desire to deepen their prayer experience and feel called to accompany others who turn to them for support on their spiritual journey.

Spiritual Direction Programme 2022

Starting September 2022

The Spiritual Direction Training Programme (Carmelite Tradition) - builds on an interpretation of the experience of journeying towards intimacy with God as expressed in the life of the Carmelite saints and deriving principles from this for the growth and flourishing of the spiritual life.