Highlights

European meeting of the Discalced Carmelite formators

European meeting of the Discalced Carmelite formators

From the 28th of January to the 1st of February, at the University of mysticism, the Discalced Carmelite Order in Europe organized a meeting of the religious who, in the Discalced Carmel, are involved in the process of formation. There are 14 provinces of friars who take part in this […]

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News from Bangui Carmel

News from Bangui Carmel

From our well-loved Fr. Federico Trinchero, a Discalced Carmelite friar, we have received news from the Central African Republic, in particular about Carmel in Bangui, the Capital. After the terrible massacre carried out in November in Alindao, about 500 kilometres from the capital, by an Islamist group (paradoxically called the […]

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Meeting in Egypt

Meeting in Egypt

At the end of December, the traditional meeting of Bishops and Patriarchs took place in Cairo, Egypt. Several topics concerning the situation of Christians in that country were discussed. They also, as do our brothers in the faith, sometimes suffer the persecution that currently hammers the Middle East. The Delegate […]

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Extra-Ordinary Definitory_Wednesday, 6th February

Extra-Ordinary Definitory_Wednesday, 6th February

The morning Eucharist was celebrated in French, commemorating the holy martyrs of Japan (Paul Miki and companions). Presiding was Fr Roger Tshimanga, the Delegate General of the Congo. The liturgy was prepared by the French-speaking group. At the beginning of today’s working session, the members of the Extraordinary Definitory were […]

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Extraordinary Definitory. Monday, 4th of February

Extraordinary Definitory. Monday, 4th of February

The Order’s Extraordinary Definitory began with a votive Mass of the Holy Spirit in English, at which presided Fr General. The Definitory is being celebrated in the “St Joseph Vaz” Spirituality Centre in Old Goa (India). This great Centre is now run by the Diocese, in the place where our […]

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Conference on Father Francisco Palau

Conference on Father Francisco Palau

The congregations of the Carmelite Missionaries and the Teresian Carmelite Missionaries, together with the Pontifical Faculty and the Pontifical Institute of Spirituality Teresianum in Rome, organized a conference on Father Francisco Palau, ocd. It took place from November 26th to 28th, 2018, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of […]

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A new Venerable Discalced Carmelite nun

A new Venerable Discalced Carmelite nun

On the 7th of November 2018, our Holy Father Pope Francis received in audience His Excellency Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints. During the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate the Decree on the heroic virtues of the Servant of […]

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Death of Fr Federico Ruiz

Death of Fr Federico Ruiz

As we have already advised you through our social network, Fr Federico Ruiz, a Discalced Carmelite, died recently on the morning of the 16th of November, after having suffered from Alzheimer’s for some years. Born in Cozuelos de Ojeda, a town in the Province of Palencia in Spain, on the […]

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Meeting of European Provincials in Egypt

Meeting of European Provincials in Egypt

The annual meeting of European Provincials took place from the 22nd to the 26th of this past October. The General Delegation of Egypt hosted the meeting this time. The objective of the meeting, besides understanding the actual state of that Delegation and express the communion which the Order in Europe […]

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