2017 Carmelite Symposium

(Held June 25-29, 2017)
Loyola University, Chicago, IL
Sponsored by The Carmelite Institute of North America

DVD’s are available from Champions of the Truth

The Carmelite Family Responding to the Holy Father’s Initiatives in Renewing the Life of Our Church

Biblical Backgrounds of Pope Francis’ Indications Regarding the Way of Carmel.

A professor from Yale University shared her expertise on “The Promise of Laudato Si for an Integral Ecology.”

Panel Discussion plus Cardinal Blase Cupich Homily

Presentation on the topic of “Pope Francis’ Challenges to Carmel.”

The Call of Pope Francis for an Integral Ecology and the Practice of Carmelite Humility and Detachment Today.

A professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, presented on “Being the House of God in the Midst of the World- St. Elizabeth of the Trinity and Pope Francis speak to the Laity.”

Panel Discussion

The Merciful Gaze of Jesus in the Spirituality of Pope Francis and the Carmelite Traditions.

Editor in Chief of America Magazine, provided the Jesuit context in his talk “Pope Francis The Jesuit.”

The Gifts of Pope Francis and St. Teresa: Evangelization and Contemplation.

A member of the Carmelite Institute of Britain and Ireland presented on “The Carmelite Rule (1247) and Pope Francis on the Implications of the Parable of the Good Samaritan.”