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The Venice Province visits the Croatian Province

The Venice Province visits the Croatian Province

Recently, between the 3rd and the 6th of April, 34 friars from the Venice Province, priests and students, paid a visit to the friars of the Croatian Province. The visit arose from the desire to rediscover the existing ties between the two Provinces. From the 1950s to the end of […]

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Father Silverio of Saint Teresa, Discalced Carmelite March 8, 1878

(Escóbados de Arriba, Burgos, Spain) – March 10, 1954 (Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico) Father Silverio, of the Gómez-Fernández family, was born in the village of Escóbados de Arriba on the high plain of Sedano, south of the district of Villarcayo, in the Spanish province of Burgos, on March 8, 1878. He […]

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Fr. Silverio of St. Teresa

Fr. Silverio of St. Teresa

On 8th March, it was 140 years since the birth in Escóbados de Arriba (Burgos, Spain) of Fr. Silverio of St. Teresa, known in the world as Julián Gómez Fernández. Fr. Silverio of St. Teresa received the habit of Carmel in Larrea in 1895, after having studied philosophy in the […]

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Fr. Saverio at the Teresianum community’s Feast day

Fr. Saverio at the Teresianum community’s Feast day

While Fr. Antoine-Marie Zacharie Igirukwayo was Superior of the Teresianum, the Teresianum community decided a few years ago to celebrate its feast day on 12th March, anniversary of the canonisation of St. Teresa of Jesus. This year, 396th anniversary of this prestigious date, the community met in the chapel for […]

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Review of constitutions. Italian OCD meeting

Review of constitutions.  Italian OCD meeting

A meeting of OCD Friars of the Italian Circumscriptions took place from 19 to 21 February in the “Santa Maria Annunziata” Spirituality Centre in Maddaloni of the Neapolitan Province.  It was organized by the OCD Major Superiors of the Italian Conference (CISM-OCD).  We had made earlier references to this meeting […]

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News from the Timor mission

News from the Timor mission

Recently, on the 31st of January, there arrived in East Timor the last of the missionaries who, for the moment, will be incorporated into this Young Teresian Carmel presence. It is Fr Nuno, a Discalced Carmelite, born in this country, who has just finished his studies in Portugal. Our missionaries […]

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IPCI General Assembly in India

IPCI General Assembly in India

On 2nd February, Fr. General and the definitor in charge of India met with the IPCI General Assembly consisting of 7 Provincials and one of their councillors, 3 Regional vicars and two provincial delegates. The primary objective was to meet Fr. General who was in India at the conclusion of […]

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Saint John of the Cross in Egypt

Saint John of the Cross in Egypt

Father Eduardo Sanz de Miguel, Discalced Carmelite of the Iberian Province (Spain), delivered a series of conferences on Saint John of the Cross in the Shrine of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus (Hadayek Shoubra, Cairo, Egypt) during the last week of January. In the mornings he delivered a complete […]

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Father Eulogio Pacho has died

Father Eulogio Pacho has died

Father Eulogio Pacho Polvorinos – Fr. Eulogio of Our Lady of Mount Carmel – died during the evening of February 1st in Burgos. He was born on July 27, 1926, in Calaveras de Arriba (Leon) and made his profession on August 15, 1942. He was ordained to the priesthood on […]

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New General Delegate ocd in Stella Maris

New General Delegate ocd in Stella Maris

Fr. Attilio Ghisleri, ex-General Bursar of the Order of the Discalced Carmelites, on January 13, 2018, after the Saturday chant of the Salve in Stella Maris, he has taken possession of his new position as Delegate General of the Delegation of Israel. Then all the present religious have done the […]

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Mons. Silvio Báez, Man of the Year in Nicaragua

Mons. Silvio Báez, Man of the Year in Nicaragua

Some days ago, we reported the naming of Man of the Year in Sweden by the “Fokus” magazine of our brother Cardinal Arborelius. Today arrived the news –which we happily share with you– of the naming of Monsignor Silvio Báez, a Discalced Carmelite, as the Nicaraguan Man of the Year by […]

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Death of Mons. Adeodatus Micallef

Death of Mons. Adeodatus Micallef

Recently, on the 3rd of January, we received the sad news that Monsignor Adeodatus Micallef had died. He was a Carmelite Bishop, born in Birkirkara, Malta, on the 17th of December 1928. Mons. Micallef entered the Order on the 15th of August 1947, was professed a year later and took […]

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News from Central Africa

News from Central Africa

From the Carmel in Bangui we have received some news from Fr. Federico Trinchero this past month of December about the Republic of Central Africa and the situation of the Teresian Carmel there. Unfortunately, the situation is still very difficult, despite the fact that there is scant coverage in the […]

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