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Indian nuns with Fr. General and the Definitor

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On 3rd February, Eucharistic was celebrated by Fr. General and the Definitor along with all the provincials and all the Prioresses of Indian Carmel and the office bearers of the three associations in India. Our sisters gathered at Hyderabad to meet Fr. General and discuss on some of the important […]

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News from the Carmel in Tangiers (Morocco)

News from the Carmel in Tangiers (Morocco)

The community of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Tangiers have sent us some news which we wish to share with you. During 2017, two Sisters arrived to build up the community by their presence: Sister Sidioly, originally from Bolivia, who came from the Telde Carmel (Canary Isles, Spain) and Sister Julia, […]

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The Tolentino Discalced Carmelite Nuns

The Tolentino Discalced Carmelite Nuns

In this information service, we frequently receive enquiries about the situation of our Discalced Carmelite sisters in Tolentino, who, as we informed you on the 3rd of November 2016, had to abandon their monastery after severe damage caused to it by an earthquake on the 30th of October that year. […]

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Discalced Carmelite Nuns meet in the CITeS

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Nearly seventy Discalced Carmelite nuns from several Spanish and Portuguese monasteries met in Avila’s CITeS—University of Mysticism during the first days of November. The purpose of the meeting was to study and reflect on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Constitution on contemplative life, “Vultum Dei Quaerere.” They were accompanied by the Order’s […]

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Reunion of the Middle Eastern Carmel

Reunion of the Middle Eastern Carmel

The annual meeting of the Middle Eastern Carmel recently took place with the participation of Discalced Carmelite nuns of that region (from the four monasteries of the Holy Land) as well as from Egypt (Faiyum) and Tangier (Morocco). The theme was “Brothers and Sisters of Carmel of the Middle East: […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I visits the Bologna monastery

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I visits the Bologna monastery

Our Discalced Carmelite sisters of Bologna, Italy, recount the historic visit: “During his recent stay in Bologna on the occasion of the closing celebrations of the Eucharistic Congress, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I kindly accepted our invitation and visited our monastery. “Welcomed festively by the chiming of bells, the Patriarch entered […]

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The Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Panama

The Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Panama

Eight months from the arrival of our Discalced Carmelite sisters in Panama, we share a brief account of their first steps in this Central American country: “We arrived enthusiastically in Panama on January 23, 2017. The foundation was inaugurated on the 25th with the participation of Bishop Bertram Wick, Bishop […]

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The Discalced Carmelites in Tangiers (Morocco)

The Discalced Carmelites in Tangiers (Morocco)

The presence of the Teresian Carmel in Morocco, as made evident by the community of Discalced Carmelites in Tangiers, continues its work in those Islamic lands with God’s help. It has been involved with various activities promoted by the Archdiocese, throughout 2016, punctuated by the Jubilee of Mercy. The community […]

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The Carmelite nuns of Kananga-Malole, evacuated

The Carmelite nuns of Kananga-Malole, evacuated

For more than a year in the region of Kananga (Democratic Republic of the Congo) there have been clashes between members of the ethnic tribal majority and the central government of Kinshasa, resulting in the death of the local leader Kamuina Nsapu. Having been declared in rebellion, his militia continue […]

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Letter from our nuns in Aleppo

Letter from our nuns in Aleppo

As you can imagine, it was with great joy that the General Curia received a letter sent to Fr General on 21st December from our nuns in Aleppo. We published the complete letter in French and Spanish on our social networks on the 27th of the same month. In it […]

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Carmelite sisters in Aleppo

Carmelite sisters in Aleppo

On 22nd October, a distressing picture spread through social and communication media: a missile had fallen into the kitchen garden of the Discalced Carmelites of Aleppo in Syria, although it did not explode, thanks be to God. When the Fr. General contacted Mother Anne-Françoise, she communicated that the sisters were […]

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