What keeps these women from six different countries and two continents together? The fundamental and deep desire for God. Desire for God does not have a “color”, a “culture” but it is embedded in the human person, the human heart. This is the first common ground for these eight seekers of God.
Our life together is punctuated with times for prayer, work, simple meals taken together, reading and study, weekly community meetings and two periods of recreation each day.
Several times during the past 19 years that we have been in Benoni the suggestion was made to us: “You sisters should make a CD of your singing”.
Carmelites felt drawn to Africa from Europe as long ago as 1584 but were only able to found communities ...