Crest CACS

Lecture Series

The Centre for Applied Carmelite Spirituality (CACS) at the Carmelite Priory, Boars Hill, Oxford engages top academics, experts, authors and practitioners in the field of Carmelite spirituality for the Spiritual Enrichment Lecture Series (SELS). Participants will hear keynote speakers who will explore the practice of contemplative prayer and spiritual guidance in the Carmelite tradition.

These talks will be particularly suited to those who wish to know more about contemplative prayer or to deepen their experience of it. They will also be of great relevance to anyone whose ministry involves accompanying others in prayer and spiritual direction. Lectures for September 2019 onwards will be publicised in the spring

 7th September 2019
Awakened by the Beloved

Fr. Alexander Ezechukwu, OCD

5th October 2019
Letting Go and Letting God

Fr. Liam Finnerty, OCD

2nd November 2019
Receiving True Life from the Tree of Life

Fr. Alexander Ezechukwu, OCD

7th December 2019
Resting in God and Resting from Self

Fr. Kelvin Ekhoegbe, OCD

4th January 2020
Simplicity and Contemplative Discernment

Fr. Kelvin Ekhoegbe, OCD

1st February 2020
The Contemplative School of Mary

Fr. Denis Chardonnens, OCD

7th March 2020
Empowered to Forgive: Bringing Healing to Relationships

Fr. Liam Finnerty, OCD

4th April 2020
The Secret of Spiritual Growth

Fr. Matt Blake, OCD

2nd May 2020
Transformed by the Beloved

Fr. Iain Matthew, OCD

Venue: Carmelite Priory, Boars Hill, Oxford OX1 5 HB

Time: 10 am – 12 noon   Registration from 9:30 am  Fee: £30 per lecture

To book a place, please email: