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Publications + Addresses

Carol O'Connor has a life-long love of literature and spirituality. She gained a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Melbourne University, studying literature and classic and an MA from LaTrobe University. Her thesis was on the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh.


Publications include several pieces in the 'Hero's of the Faith' column in The Melbourne Anglican (TMA) monthly paper. 

From time to time, Carol delivers papers on various literary topics from a spiritual perspective. Venues have included the Carmelite Centre in Middle ParkSt Peter's Eastern Hill and the Community of the Holy Name, Cheltenham.


If you wish to talk to Carol about giving a literary address, please contact St Peter's Bookroom.

Dag Hammarskjöld: The Longest Journey is the Journey Inwards

A paper published in 'Heroes of the Faith: 55 men and women whose lives have proclaimed Christ and inspired the faith of others' (TMA, 2015, pp 56-63).

‘…..intently listening’: Silence and Word as Eucharistic Feast in the Poetry of Denise Levertov

A paper delivered at the Carmelite Centre, Middlepark on Tuesday 21 June 2016, for the Spiritual Reading Group.

Christina Rossetti: Passionate poet showed
remarkable insight

A paper published in 'The Melbourne Anglican' (TMA, October 2016, No 522,
pp 23-24).

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