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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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May Fr. Edwin Diniz ocd, rest in peace

May Fr. Edwin Diniz ocd, rest in peace

On April 25, 2019, during the octave of Easter, Father Edwin Aleluia Aleixo Diniz, OCD died in Bambolim (Goa, India). He was a doctor in dogmatic theology and licentiate in Sacred Scripture and professor emeritus of the Teresianum. Born in Mercies (Goa) on April 8, 1944, professed in the Order […]

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Carmelite Cardinal Mons. Arborelius in Adro

Carmelite Cardinal Mons. Arborelius in Adro

Monsignor Anders Arborelius, the first Swedish cardinal in history and first Carmelite Cardinal of the third millennium, visited the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Snow in Adro on Sunday, April 7th, on the occasion of the celebrations of the 500 anniversary of the Marian apparition in Adro (1519-2019). Received […]

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OCDS national meetings in Malaysia and the Philippines

OCDS national meetings in Malaysia and the Philippines

OCDS members in Malaysia and the Philippines held their triennial meetings from from the 25th to the 28th of April last. In Malaysia, our brothers and sisters of the Secular order gathered in Kuala Lumpur to reflect on the subject: Working for better training, living love in the community. Around […]

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Spirituality week in the Teresianum

Spirituality week in the Teresianum

Between the 10th and 14th of March last, the traditional Spirituality Week was held at the Teresianum Pontifical Faculty, which this year reached its 60th edition, with a notable influx of the public. The topic chosen for this year was: “The spirituality of friendship with God and with one another. […]

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Three new carmelite priests in Kenya

Three new carmelite priests in Kenya

God bless! Three new Ordinandi at Kenya’s mission! (Fr. Peter-Canisius Otieno, Fr. Harrison Waiganjo, and Fr. Isaac Namanda). They were ordained on February 16th at Tangaza University College (which is just about five minutes walk away from our St. John of the Cross monastery in Nairobi.) They were ordained by […]

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Course for the nuns in Peru

Course for the nuns in Peru

The “OUR LADY OF MY CARMEL” Association of Discalced Carmelite nuns in Peru, recently carried out a course on Vultum Dei Querere and Cor Orans, recent  documents from the Holy See. It was presented in 3 locations: North, South and Centre, and on different dates, with great participation of the […]

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400 years of Carmel in India

400 years of Carmel in India

As we have reported in detail through our social networks, this year 2019 marks 400 years since the arrival of the first Discalced Carmelite missionaries to the region of Goa, India. At the same time and place, the Extraordinary Definitory was celebrated, allowing the Major Superiors of all the circumscriptions […]

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Bishop Gonzalo del Castillo Crespo, OCD, has died

Bishop Gonzalo del Castillo Crespo, OCD, has died

Born in La Paz, Bolivia, on September 20th, 1936, he made his profession in the Discalced Carmel and received the name Gonzalo de Jesús María on February 10th, 1957. He was ordained to the priesthood on October 21st, 1963, and on January 7th, 1985, he was consecrated bishop. From 2000, […]

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