Carmelite Online Retreat
Lent 2020

St. John of the Cross 

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Prepare yourself for Easter together with the Discalced Carmelites

By filling out the form below, you can register free of charge for the online retreat for Lent 2020. This year, we embark on a journey of love with St. John of the Cross.

How do I make the retreat?

Once you complete the form below and click Submit, you will be registered for the retreat. You will receive a confirmation message by email. Weekly, every Friday of Lent, you will receive another email message with a new point of inspiration for the following week, along with short texts for daily prayer.

Invite your friends and acquaintances, too! You can forward this page to them or refer them to the web page

You can also download, print, and share this poster to make this retreat initiative known. Thanks so much!

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Participation in this retreat is completely free!

If you have any difficulty in registering or if there are any problems, please email the retreat coordinators at

With best wishes for a Lent filled with blessings from Heaven,

The Discalced Carmelite Friars of Paris and Austria

The retreat texts were written by Fr. Jean-Alexandre de l'Agneau ocd, from the Carmelites of Paris. The English translation is by Joanne Brydson OCDS (Canada) and Deborah Thurston OCDS (USA). 

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