International Lay Carmelites: Tuesday 18th September (1)

A full report of the activities on Tuesday 18th September will be published at a later date; in the meantime we publish some photos of the day.

The panel on the second morning of the Congress.

Amanda Rodigues Jordao speaking on 'The Transforming Power of Contemplation'.

Lay Carmelites from the Philippines.

An English language discussion group preparing to share ideas.


A friar from Kenya proclaiming the Gospel.

'Our Father'.

'Your Kingdom come, your will be done'.

A group of Lay Carmelites from Spain.

Delegates talking together in the 'Aula' conference hall.

Maneya Imay (centre) speaking on 'The Fraternal and Prophetic Dimension of the Apostolate'.

Rose Mary Lancellotti of the Secretariat giving notices.

Delegates in the Aula.

Delegates in the Aula.

Dr. Edeltraud Klueting relating the experience of the Third Order in Germany.

Fr. Jim De Laurier introducing Gabrielle Fogarty.

Gabrielle speaking on the experience of Lay Carmelites from Australia who have supported the development of Carmel in Timor Leste.

Lay Carmelites from Brazil relating details of their social projects.

Discussing questions from the plenary talks in small groups.

Lay Carmelites from the USA, Britain, the Philippines, Belgium and Germany in dialogue together.

A Lay Carmelite from The Netherlands beginning Evening Prayer by singing the 'Hail Mary' in Dutch.

For Evening Prayer the Rosary was led in the native languages of delegates from Indonesia, the Philippines, the Czech Republic, Germany and Zimbabwe.