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Reading (One of the following):

All of these books can be obtained by post from Boars Hill Carmelite Book Service:  [email protected]

De Meester, C. Your Presence is My Joy: Life and Message of Elizabeth of the Trinity. Darlington Carmel, 2000.

De Meester, C. Elisabeth de la Trinité: Oeuvres Completes. Paris: Cerf, 2002

De Meester C. I Have Found God, trans. Aletheia Kane. Volume 1 of Bl. Elisabeth of the Trinity: Complete Works. Washington DC: ICS, 1984.

De Meester, C. Letters from Carmel. Trans. A.E. Nash. Volume 2 of Bl. Elisabeth of the Trinity: Complete Works. Washington DC: ICS, 1995.

Dijon Carmel,Reminiscences of Sr Elizabeth of the Trinity Servant of God. Trans. Benedictine of Stanbrook Abbey. Cork: Mercier Press, 1913.

Larkin, T. Elizabeth of the Trinity: An Introduction to Her Life and Spirituality. Dublin: Carmelite Centre of Spirituality, 1984.

Miriam of Jesus, Sr. Elizabeth Still Speaks: Words of the Servant of God Reported By Witnesses. Oregon: The Carmel of Maria Regina, 1982.

Moorcroft, J. He is My Heaven Elizabeth of the Trinity. Washington DC: ICS, 2001.

O’Donnell, C. “The Eucharist and Elizabeth of the Trinity” in Griffin, E. ed., Hidden Riches: The Eucharist in the Carmelite Tradition. Dublin: Columba Press, 2005.

Philipon, M.M., ed. Sr Elizabeth of the Trinity Spiritual Writings. London: Geoffrey Chapman, 1962.

von Balthasar H. U. Two Sisters in the Spirit Thérèse of Lisieux and Elizabeth of the Trinity. Ignatius Press San Francisco, 1992.


Course Tutor: Marian Murphy OCD


The course is divided into 5 units of input and, at the end, you may complete a Questionnaire, write a Learning Journal, or write an Essay.

Once posted, each unit will be available until the end of the module. The dates on which each of the units, and the other material for this course  is available in the calendar in the Student Section.



Unit 1


Unit 2


Unit 3

Unit 4

Unit 5


Learning Journal

Essay titles


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