The Fleet Sources – 27 August 2023 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time – 40-A

The Way of the Discalced (N); The Carmelite Way (C)

Charity & Contemplation:
Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2709)

Carmelite Institute – Teresa of Avila, “Living a Life of Humility”

OCDS – Formation Handbook, Secular Order of the Discalced Carmelites; The Specific Guidelines for Formation in the United States and The Responsibilities of Councils, Formators, Candidates, Groups, and Communities

Holy Name of Mary – The Virtue of Detachment, Fr. Mark

Carmelite Conversations
Browse archives; search by topic:

­­­­­­St. John of the Cross Lay Carmelites – Charity in the Heart of the Church – Lesson from Blessed Titus Brandsma

Catholic Stand – “Principles for Your Spiritual Life: Insights from the Carmelite Rule,” by Father Nicholas Blackwell O. Carm.

Carmelite Monks – Carmelite Spirituality

Turning Point (N) (C) (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 586)

 Warfare History Network – “The Fall of Jerusalem in 70 CE: A Story of Roman Revenge,” by Tim Miller

World History Encyclopedia – “The Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE”


Saints Preserve Us! (N)– Champions of the Faith (C)– Stars of the Faith (T)

St. Simeon Stylites the Elder (390-459; feast, September 1st)

Britannica – St. Simeon Stylites

New Advent – St. Simeon Stylites the Elder

New World Encyclopedia – Simeon Stylites

The Tertullian Project – “The Life of St. Simeon Stylites: A Translation of the Syriac Text in Bedjan’s Acta Martyrum et Sanctorum, Vol. IV.,” by the Rev. Frederick Lent, Ph. D., of New Haven, Conn.


Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Buried Treasure (T)

The Sacred Page – Is the Pope In the Bible?

Catholic Exchange – “The Biblical Boots of the Papacy,” by Tyler Blanski

Agape Bible Study – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)

St. Charles Borromeo Bible Study – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A


Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 882)

Tugboat – Our Salvation History: David’s Sin

 For the full story, read 2 Samuel 11-12

Tugboat Challenge: Fill In the Blanks


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *