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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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Monsignor Anders Arborelius, Swede of the year, 2017

Monsignor Anders Arborelius, Swede of the year, 2017

The prestigious, Swedish news magazine ‘Fokus’ has named our brother, Cardinal Anders Arborelius, OCD, Swedish citizen of the year, taking into account his unwavering and inclusive character as the most visible head of the Catholic church in Sweden, where everyone is able to find a space in which to share […]

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New General Bursar

New  General  Bursar

The General Definitory has nominated Fr. Paolo De Carli OCD from the Venetian Province as the new General Bursar. Fr, Paolo was born in Trent in 1965 and, on the completion of High School studies in Electrotechnics, entered our monastery of Madonna delle Laste (Trent) where he made his first […]

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Pastoral visit to North-east India

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During his visit to the Province of South Kerala, Fr. Johannes Gorantla, Definitor General for South Asia, has visited the Vicariate of Koltaka, which includes nine Indian states, including those of Western Bengal and Sikkim. For the moment, the Order has established itself in the region with four houses established […]

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Visit to our Communities in Haifa-Mount Carmel

Visit  to  our Communities  in  Haifa-Mount Carmel

His Eminence Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches, paid a recent visit to the Holy Land from the 16th to 21st October. The occasion was in celebration of 800 years of Franciscan presence there.  On 18th October he visited our Stella Maris monastery and our Carmelite […]

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Return of Avignon-Aquitane Carmelites to Lyon

Return  of  Avignon-Aquitane  Carmelites  to  Lyon

Our brethren of the Avignon-Aquitane Province have been in Lyon since 11th September 2017.   In the past, the Order had a foundation there from 1619 to 1792.  Then in 1859, on the advice of the Curé of Ars, Fr. Agustín Maria of theMost Blessed Sacrament (Hermann Cohen) restored the OCD […]

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