Highlights

Activities of Fr General

Activities of Fr General

September the 27th last, Father General, Saverio Cannistrà, ocd, visited the group of twenty Discalced Carmelite Nuns who were at the Teresianum beginning the training course prepared by two of the Italian federations, in which collaborated Fr Christof Betschart, ocd, professor of our faculty and the Higher Institute for Formators […]

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The IVth Congress of the Teresian Carmel in Africa & Madagascar

The IVth Congress of the Teresian Carmel in Africa & Madagascar

Between 14th and 18th October 2019 the IVth International Congress of the Discalced Carmel for Africa and Madagascar will be celebrated in Yaounde, Cameroon. The central theme will be fraternal life, a space in which the personal vocation to follow Christ is expressed and is gift of Trinitarian communion, establishing […]

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New Webmaster: Lorenzo Barone

New Webmaster: Lorenzo Barone

Lorenzo Barone is a member of the OCDS in the Central Italian Province (OCD).  He was born in Rome, 5 July 1992.  From 2001 to 2003 he was a member of the Pueri Cantores of the Pontifical Sistine Chapel Choir. Having received a diploma from the “Alessandro Caravillani” Artistic High […]

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General Definitory

General Definitory

On the 2ndof September, the Ordinary meeting of the General Definitory began, chaired by Fr Saverio Cannistrà and in the presence of all the Definitors. This meeting takes place after the summer break in the northern hemisphere, which our Superiors use to carry out various activities and visits and take […]

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Discalced Carmelite nuns at the Teresianum

Discalced Carmelite nuns at the Teresianum

The “Teresianum” Pontifical Faculty and Pontifical Institute of Spirituality in Rome offered a course to a group of Italian Discalced Carmelite nuns from the 25th to the 28th of June this year. The sisters had done, at least in part, the online Spiritual Theology course offered by the Teresianum and […]

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Documents of the 2009-2015 sexennium in French

Documents of the 2009-2015 sexennium in French

Marchons ensemble ! La parole d’un chef de famille. [Let’s go together! The word of a head of a household]. Saverio Cannistrà, o.c.d. Documents of the 2009-2015 sexennium,  collected and presented by the Carmel of Develier. “Let us walk together, Lord!” In a way, this call of Saint Teresa of […]

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CITeS: Commemorative Book

CITeS: Commemorative Book

On February 14, 2009, the new headquarters of CITeS – University of Mysticism– was inaugurated in Avila, which since 1986 had carried out its activities in a part of the “La Santa” convent, located in the house where St Teresa of Jesus was born. On the occasion of this anniversary, […]

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Andrea Riccardi visits the Pescara monastery

Andrea Riccardi visits the  Pescara monastery

The founder of the St Egidio Community recently paid a visit on the 28th of May to the Discalced Carmelite nuns’ community in Pescara, Italy. This well-known Community came into existence in Rome, precisely in famous Trastevere, where the former monastery the sisters occupied was dedicated to “Holy Mary of […]

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Meeting of the General Councils

Meeting of the General Councils

The General Council of the Carmelites and the Definitory of the Discalced Carmelites, at which presided their respective Fathers General, Fernando Millán, OCarm, and Saverio Cannistrà, OCD, met recently at the Provincial House of the OCarm friars, in Gort Muire, Dublin, between the 27th and the 30th of May. This […]

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A new biography in Spanish on Saint Teresa of Jesus

A new biography in Spanish on Saint Teresa of Jesus

Fr. Daniel de Pablo Maroto presents to readers a new biography of Saint Teresa, from the FONTE GROUP publishing house of spirituality (Iberian Province, Spain). It is a second, edited and augmented edition of what the author already published in 2015 and carries the title of Mi Teresa [My Teresa], […]

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‘Teresianum’ magazine Online

‘Teresianum’ magazine Online

As perhaps many of our readers know, it is now possible to consult the articles of the Teresianum magazine online, from its foundation (with the title Ephemerides Carmeliticae) until the last issue of the year 2014, by means of the Dialnet platform and the Catalogue of the Library of the […]

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Saint Teresa of Jesus. Exclamations

Saint Teresa of Jesus. Exclamations

On the 10th of April last – in the famous Church of the Gesù – the Jesuit Fathers of Rome organized and hosted a spectacle of light and sound that accompanied the prayerful reading of texts chosen from the Exclamations of St. Teresa. The production and interpretation were conducted by […]

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