About Fr. Carmen Mele, O.P.

Fr. Carmen Mele, O.P., (Padre Carmelo) is a bilingual preacher who hails from Chicago, IL. He recently finished a tenure of nine years as director of the lay ministry formation program for the Diocese of Fort Worth. Thirty-seven years ordained, he has served as a parish priest, a missionary, a diocesan promoter of peace and justice, and a catechist. He lives in St. Albert the Great priory in Irving, Texas on the campus of the University of Dallas.

The Ends of Contemporary Gnostic Thinking

Extensive tattoos and multiple skin piercings amaze most people over sixty. Yet there seems hardly a word of critique of these body deformations in journals. Thinking about Gnosticism, I suspect that this ancient philosophical aberration … [Read more...]