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Saint Teresa of Jesus. Exclamations

Saint Teresa of Jesus. Exclamations

On the 10th of April last – in the famous Church of the Gesù – the Jesuit Fathers of Rome organized and hosted a spectacle of light and sound that accompanied the prayerful reading of texts chosen from the Exclamations of St. Teresa. The production and interpretation were conducted 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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Meeting of the Latin American Association of Carmelites

Meeting of the Latin American Association of Carmelites

The 4th conference organized by the Latin American Association of Carmelites (ALACAR) was celebrated in Santo Domingo from November 6th through 11th. The Fathers General of Carmel, Saverio Cannistrà, OCD, and Fernando Millán, O.Carm., were present. The theme chosen to inspire the reflections was: “Yesterday’s martyrs for today’s Latin American […]

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Carmel: 400 years in Bologna

Carmel: 400 years in Bologna

A ceremony began the celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the foundation of the monastery of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Bologna, the Father Provincial of the Discalced Carmelites of Lombardy presiding. Thanking God for the 400 years of presence of the feminine branch of Carmel in that city, our sisters […]

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A new Venerable Discalced Carmelite nun

A new Venerable Discalced Carmelite nun

On the 7th of November 2018, our Holy Father Pope Francis received in audience His Excellency Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints. During the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate the Decree on the heroic virtues of the Servant of […]

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South Asian Associations guided to adapt the new trends

South Asian Associations guided to adapt the new trends

In the month of November 2018, The two associations of our nuns in India namely the North East and South West had their Ordinary General assemblies. For the North East it was at Soso Carmel, Jharkhand (nov. 14-21) and the South West at Sadbhavana, the Karnataka Goa Provincial house, Bangalore […]

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel in China

Our Lady of Mount Carmel in China

The COMMUNICATIONES number 257 (05/08/2014) included some errors about the foundation of the Hong Kong Carmel in China. Specifically, the monastery of Hong Kong was officially founded in 1937 (not in 1923) and from then until today the Discalced Carmelites nuns have kept it open uninterruptedly. In this link, you […]

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The Discalced Carmelite Nuns’ Federation of St Joseph of Guadalupe in Mexico celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its Canonical Foundation

The Discalced Carmelite Nuns’ Federation of St Joseph of Guadalupe in Mexico celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its Canonical Foundation

On the 24th of September, began the activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the federation of the Mexican Discalced Carmelite nuns, with a Eucharistic celebration at which presided our Father General, Fr. Saverio Cannistrà OCD, accompanied by Fr. Rafal Wilkowski OCD ─Secretary General for the Discalced […]

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Gathering of Discalced Carmelite nuns in the Teresianum

Gathering of Discalced Carmelite nuns in the Teresianum

More than thirty Discalced Carmelite nuns in charge of formation and superiors of their communities met between 7th-13th September last in the Teresianum in Rome. During the encounter, the nuns who took part attended two courses on the subject of the formation of modern generations of Carmelites. The course on […]

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Meeting in Brazil

Meeting in Brazil

Invited by the Latin American nuns, Fr General went to Brazil to have a meeting, from the 26th to the 29th July, with 160 Discalced Carmelite nuns and 20 friars from Latin America and the Caribbean. Accompanying Fr Saverio was his personal secretary, Fr Rafal Willkowski, who is also the […]

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