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News from Central Africa

News from Central Africa

The Central African Republic is certainly a country that must be rebuilt, or at least, a country to build anew, despite the fact that there are many people who are still set on fueling violence and war. Our brothers of the Carmel of Bangui, however, are set on collaborating with […]

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Meeting of European Provincials in Egypt

Meeting of European Provincials in Egypt

The annual meeting of European Provincials took place from the 22nd to the 26th of this past October. The General Delegation of Egypt hosted the meeting this time. The objective of the meeting, besides understanding the actual state of that Delegation and express the communion which the Order in Europe […]

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Jubilee Celebrations

Jubilee Celebrations

Recently, on the 3rd of October, Fr François Marie Lethel, from the Paris Province, celebrated his golden jubilee of profession, accompanied by the friars of the community of the St John of the Cross International college, together with numerous priests, religious – male and female, in particular the Teresian Missionary […]

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OCDS spiritual exercises in the Province of Venice

OCDS spiritual exercises in the Province of Venice

We share the pleasing news of the spiritual exercises undetaken by members of the Secular Order from the Province of Venice, which on this occasion were enriched by the presence of the urn containing the relics of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity. It was an enormous grace which enabled all […]

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Encounter of OCD students in Fatima, 22nd – 24th August

Encounter of OCD students in Fatima, 22nd – 24th August

As has become a tradition, every three years, there is a european encounter for OCD students in a European country. This year the place chosen was Fatima, where we reflected on the Marian spirituality of Carmel for three days. A total of 92 religious, including provincials, teachers and students met […]

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Rereading our Constitutions

Rereading our Constitutions

The commision set up by the General Definitory for the project of the rereading of the Constitutions, met in Rome from 24th – 28th June. The next meeting took place from 27th August – 5th September, when, in addition to finish scrutinising the responses to the most recent study guides […]

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Fr Silverio of Saint Teresa in Wikipedia

Fr Silverio of Saint Teresa in Wikipedia

“Silverio of Saint Teresa is the religious name of Julián Gómez Fernández, a Discalced Carmelite friar, born in Escóbados de Arriba (Burgos), on the 8th of March 1875 and died in Mazatlán (México), on the 11th of March 1954. He was General Historian, editor of the works of Carmelite saints […]

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KCBC media award to Dr. Fr. Augustine Mulloor ocd

KCBC media award to Dr. Fr. Augustine Mulloor ocd

  Manjummel’s Provincial, Very Rev. Dr. Augustine Mulloor OCD received KCBC media commission’s Daarsanika Vynjnanika Award 2017 on 15th July 2018 at POC, Palarivattom. The award was presented by the famous Malayalam actor and Member of Parliament Innocent. The Daarsanika Vynjanika Award is the commendation of Kerala Catholic Church to the catholic dignitaries who […]

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Floods in Kerala (India)

Floods in Kerala (India)

The disaster in the state of Kerala is due to enormous rainfall, long weeks of continuous rain, consequently, the landslide on the high mountainous areas and the filled reservoirs. In these past days, the rainfall has increased enormously all over Kerala and all the reservoirs were full to the brim. […]

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IN MEMORIAM (Tomás Álvarez)

IN MEMORIAM (Tomás Álvarez)

On the morning of July, the 27th, Father Tomás Álvarez Fernández (Thomas of the Cross) died after a few days stay in hospital. He was born on the 17th of May1923 in Acebedo, (León), and was a Discalced Carmelite friar since the 6th of August 1939, the day of his […]

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Meeting of the Discalced Carmelite novices of Italy

Meeting of the Discalced Carmelite novices of Italy

Between the 11th and the 15th of June past, a meeting of novices and their Masters from the Italian Provinces, took place in the Teresianum. Taking part were Fathers Marco Cabula (Liguria), Leonardo Cuccurullo (Naples), Gianni Bracchi (Venice) and Attilio Viganò (Lombardy), accompanied by the novices: Giuseppe Ginefra, Andrea Palmentura, […]

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