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Total Consecration by Fr. Broom

TOTAL CONSECRATION TO JESUS THROUGH MARY

by Fr. Ed Broom OMV

Join us for a four-week program given by Fr. Ed Broom: “Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary.” It is on Thursday evenings, June 2, 9,16, and 23. Mass begins at 6:00 p.m., followed by the talk from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., and group sharing from 8:15 to 8:45 p.m. Our Healing Ministry will follow at 8:45 p.m.  These talks will be livestreamed and recorded on our YouTube Channel (click on the link in the right column of our home page).  For your convenience, the talks will be posted on this page AFTER the series is over; click on the picture above to go to our YouTube Channel.

June 2, 2022

June 9, 2022

June 16, 2022

June 23, 2022


Acts of the Apostles

ACTS OF THE APOSTLES BY FR. ED BROOM, OMV

FR. ED BROOM, OMV, gave a talk at St. Therese every Thursday in May to deliver his four talks on the Acts of the Apostles (May 5, 12, 19, and 26). Click on the dates below to listen to these talks (may need to fast forward through the Mass until you see Fr. Broom at the podium):

May 5, 2022 - Class One

May 12, 2022 - Class Two

May 19, 2022 - Class Three

May 26, 2022 - Class Four


St. Ignatius Exercises

ST. IGNATIUS EXERCISES

Talks by Fr. Ed Broom, OMV 

 

Below are the links to the ten taped sessions of the St. Ignatius Spiritual Exercises--presented by Fr. Ed Broom from February 10, 2022, through April 13, 2022. Click on each video to watch. After watching it, click on the handout that goes with that week's video.  Of course, now that these talks have been recorded, you may view them on any date you wish.  

FEBRUARY 10, 2022

WEEK ONE VIDEO

WEEK ONE HANDOUT

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FEBRUARY 17, 2022

WEEK TWO VIDEO 

WEEK TWO HANDOUT

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FEBRUARY 24, 2022

WEEK THREE VIDEO

WEEK THREE HANDOUT

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MARCH 3, 2022

WEEK FOUR VIDEO

WEEK FOUR HANDOUT

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MARCH 10, 2022

WEEK FIVE VIDEO

(Talk begins at 1 hr, 21 min)

WEEK FIVE HANDOUT

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MARCH 17, 2022

WEEK SIX VIDEO

(Talk begins at 1 hr, 20 min)

WEEK SIX HANDOUT

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MARCH 24, 2022

WEEK SEVEN VIDEO

(Talk begins at 1 hr, 20 min)

WEEK SEVEN HANDOUT

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MARCH 31, 2022

WEEK EIGHT VIDEO

WEEK EIGHT HANDOUT

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APRIL 7, 2022

WEEK NINE VIDEO

WEEK NINE HANDOUT

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APRIL 13, 2022 (Wednesday as Thursday, April 14, is Holy Thursday)

WEEK TEN VIDEO

*WEEK TEN HANDOUT

*This handout has not yet been made available for posting on our website.  As soon as it is, we will add it.

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Brigittine Rosary

BRIGITTINE CARMELITE ROSARY

Prayed After the 8:00 a.m. Daily Mass

The Rosary is prayed Monday through Saturday after our 8:00 a.m. Mass. We use the Brigittine Carmelite Rosary instead of the regular Dominican Rosary. This Rosary came to the Discalced Carmelite Order through the travels of St. Teresa of Avila. While she was visiting a Brigittine Monastery in Spain (the Brigittine Nuns were founded by St. Bridget of Sweden) and there she learned to say their six-decade Rosary. It was later adopted as the Rosary of the Discalced Carmelite Order, with an added medal of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Each Mystery in the Brigittine Rosary has an extra decade for an additional mystery. It has a total of twenty-four decades instead of the usual twenty.

The additional decades in each Mystery, all related to Mary, are inserted chronologically and are as follows: 

  • Joyful: The Immaculate Conception of Mary (prayed immediately before the Annunciation);

  • Luminous: The Obedience of Jesus to Mary and Joseph (prayed first, before the Baptism of the Lord); 

  • Sorrowful: The Pieta (when the Body of the Lord was placed in the arms of His Sorrowful Mother (prayed last—immediately after the Crucifixion); and

  • Glorious: The Patronage of Mary, Our Lady of Mount Carmel (prayed immediately after the Coronation). The other mysteries remain the same as in the Dominican Rosary. 

If you would like to obtain a Brigittine Rosary and a pamphlet showing the extra mysteries, you may pick one up at the Religious Goods counter in the back of the church for a free-will offering.  You may also download the pamphlet by clicking here X.


First Friday

FIRST FRIDAY MASS 



 

The next First Friday Mass will be Friday, March 4,  and will take place immediately after the Stations of the Cross, which begin at 7:00 p.m.  Benediction will follow the Mass.  


Formed

FORMED: The Catholic Faith on Demand

   

St. Therese Church has purchased a subscription to the Catholic media website, FORMED.ORG, and is making it available to ALL our parishioners!  Discover all the best Catholic content in one place:  Entertaining movies, enlightening programs, inspiring talks, audio dramas, and a great selection of popular e-books--all just a link away!  To register, click on the image below.  Simply enter your name, your email address, and your zip code--and get started enjoying all they have to offer!

 


School

ST. THERESE CARMELITE SCHOOL

WATCH OUR SCHOOL VIDEO,

"LITTLE THINGS"! X  Click on the link "Videos" (from the panel to the left).

Please go to the School's website or contact the office [(626) 289-3364 or admin@sttheresecarmeliteschool] for more info!  


ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY 

Saint Therese Carmelite School (School), mindful of its mission to be a witness to the love of Christ for all, admits students regardless of race, color, national origin, and/or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, disability, medical condition, sex, or national and/or ethnic origin in the administration of educational policies and practices, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs, although certain athletic leagues and other programs may limit participation and some archdiocesan schools operate as single-sex schools. While the School does not discriminate against students with special needs, a full range of services may not always be available to them. Decisions concerning the admission and continued enrollment of a student in the School are based upon the student's emotional, academic, and physical abilities and the resources available to the School in meeting the student's needs.


Spiritual Inventories

TAKING A SPIRITUAL INVENTORY

Below are the links to two inventories, one from the Third Order Dominicans and the other from a community in North Dakota (Answer Sheet and Answer Key are also linked).

Each inventory will encourage you and motivate you to keep saying, "Come, Holy Spirit" and to surrender more deeply to His adventure for you--in both contemplative AND charismatic ways--and will enrich your "helping-others-to-grow-closer-to-Jesus" gifts.

We will be talking about these when we meet on Mondays, Thursdays, and/or Saturdays.


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