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4th CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS IN MANGALURU

4th CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS IN MANGALURU

Carmelite Family of Mangaluru Region celebrated the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Carmelite Friars in India, on Sunday 3rd of November 2019 here at Carmel Hill, Infant Jesus Shrine. Rt. Rev. Dr. Aloysius De Souza, the Bishop Emeritus of Mangaluru celebrated the Thanksgiving Eucharist. Fr. Archibald Gonsalves OCD preached […]

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“Caring for Our Common Home”

“Caring for Our Common Home”

This was the theme of the V Encounter of the CICLA-central OCDS (Secular Carmelites from the central section of the Circumscription of the International Confederation of Latin American Carmelites) which took place from the 25th to the 29th of September in the St. Joseph of Cluny retreat house in Lima, […]

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Our Definitors in Latin America

Our Definitors in Latin America

Fr. Javier Mena, OCD, participated in the “Santa Teresa de los Andes and the Family Spirituality” Congress that took place in the city of Guatemala this past November from the 6th to the 10th. Participants in the Congress, organized by the Secular Carmelites of Central America, included 147 secular Carmelites […]

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Association of Carmelites in the Holy Land

Association of Carmelites in the Holy Land

The Association of Carmelites in the Holy Land is a fraternal bond of mutual help, it has existed since the end of the 90s. Today we have become a new reality which is now called, “Federation our Lady of Mount Carmel of the Carmelite Nuns in the Middle East and […]

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Meeting of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Cyprus

Meeting of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Cyprus

Between the 16th and 21st of September, the Discalced Carmelite Nuns’ Association of the Holy Land and North Africa met in Cyprus to review their statutes, according to the Holy See’s provisions in the document Cor Orans. Nuns from the monasteries of the Holy Land, Egypt, Morocco, Syria and Greece […]

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IV Meeting of the OCDS of the South Cicla

IV Meeting of the OCDS of the South Cicla

Between the 19th and the 22nd of September 2019, nearly 80 members of the OCDS family from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay, accompanied by some OCD religious, gathered together in the house of the Episcopal Conference of Argentina (The Cenacle, Pilar City) to share a few days of […]

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Activities of Fr. General & the Definitors

Activities of Fr. General & the Definitors

On 24th September, Fr. General, who was invited to participate in the General Chapter of the Carmelites of the Ancient Observance (O Carm), arrived in Sassone, near Rome. He presided at the 8 O’clock Mass, after which he gave a conference on transmitting the charisma, which is the main thrust […]

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Information from the Order

Information from the Order

The Order’s Secretariat of Information, following instructions from our Major Superiors, is preparing some changes that will gradually be released and will be launched throughout the 2019-2020 academic year. That is why, taking advantage of the summer weather in the northern hemisphere, we will suspend the publication of news during […]

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Topicality of St John of the Cross

Topicality of St John of the Cross

In addition to the International Congress held at the Teresianum, which we reported this month in our news service, there are some events that highlight the pertinence of Saint John of the Cross and the interest in his works nowadays. In Murcia recently, from the 21st to the 23rd of […]

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News from the Discalced Carmelite nuns in Peru

News from the Discalced Carmelite nuns in Peru

The “Our Lady of Mt Carmel” Association of monasteries of Discalced Carmelite nuns of Peru met together for almost a week from the 20th to the 25th of May this present year. On the 20th, 21st and 22nd of May, the course was held for Prioresses and delegates in two […]

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