The novitiate, by which life in the Order begins, is intended to help the novice recognise his call from God and specifically to the Order, to give his the opportunity of experiencing the way of life of the Carmelites and of testing the intention of the novice and his suitability.
FR. PAUL MANICKATHAN OCD (MASTER)
FR. MANUEL KOICKAL OCD
Forgetting all things creaturely, remembering the Creator, attending to the interior, and loving the One loving thee. - St. John of the cross, O.C.D.