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Two Carmelite congresses in Spain

Two Carmelite congresses in Spain

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the restoration of the Discalced Carmelite friars in Spain, the Spanish Discalced Carmelites are organizing two Congresses which will be celebrated in Avila and in Larrea. The first (Avila) will take place between the 15th and the 18th of January and will initially present […]

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Death of Fr Federico Ruiz

Death of Fr Federico Ruiz

As we have already advised you through our social network, Fr Federico Ruiz, a Discalced Carmelite, died recently on the morning of the 16th of November, after having suffered from Alzheimer’s for some years. Born in Cozuelos de Ojeda, a town in the Province of Palencia in Spain, on the […]

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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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OCDS Provincial Meeting: Commissariat of Sicily

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Father Agustí Borrell, OCD, Vicar General, held a conference on September 23, 2018, in Mount Carmel – Loco Monaco, Sicily, for the Secular Order. It was titled, “The Beatitudes: Day-to-day holiness by the light of Gaudete et Exultate.” Participants included members of the 15 OCDS communities of the Commissariat of […]

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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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Forum on Spiritual Theology in the Teresianum

Forum on Spiritual Theology in the Teresianum

The VIIth FORUM for professors of Spiritual Theology in Italy took place from 13th-15th September entitled ‘Doing Spiritual Theology from the reading of the texts’. More than thirty professors, both men and women, took part in this gathering from all over Italy, reflecting on two particular texts: Spiritual Testimony (or […]

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