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New Webmaster: Lorenzo Barone

New Webmaster: Lorenzo Barone

Lorenzo Barone is a member of the OCDS in the Central Italian Province (OCD).  He was born in Rome, 5 July 1992.  From 2001 to 2003 he was a member of the Pueri Cantores of the Pontifical Sistine Chapel Choir. Having received a diploma from the “Alessandro Caravillani” Artistic High […]

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General Definitory

General Definitory

On the 2ndof September, the Ordinary meeting of the General Definitory began, chaired by Fr Saverio Cannistrà and in the presence of all the Definitors. This meeting takes place after the summer break in the northern hemisphere, which our Superiors use to carry out various activities and visits and take […]

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Discalced Carmelite nuns at the Teresianum

Discalced Carmelite nuns at the Teresianum

The “Teresianum” Pontifical Faculty and Pontifical Institute of Spirituality in Rome offered a course to a group of Italian Discalced Carmelite nuns from the 25th to the 28th of June this year. The sisters had done, at least in part, the online Spiritual Theology course offered by the Teresianum and […]

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Documents of the 2009-2015 sexennium in French

Documents of the 2009-2015 sexennium in French

Marchons ensemble ! La parole d’un chef de famille. [Let’s go together! The word of a head of a household]. Saverio Cannistrà, o.c.d. Documents of the 2009-2015 sexennium,  collected and presented by the Carmel of Develier. “Let us walk together, Lord!” In a way, this call of Saint Teresa of […]

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CITeS: Commemorative Book

CITeS: Commemorative Book

On February 14, 2009, the new headquarters of CITeS – University of Mysticism– was inaugurated in Avila, which since 1986 had carried out its activities in a part of the “La Santa” convent, located in the house where St Teresa of Jesus was born. On the occasion of this anniversary, […]

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Andrea Riccardi visits the Pescara monastery

Andrea Riccardi visits the  Pescara monastery

The founder of the St Egidio Community recently paid a visit on the 28th of May to the Discalced Carmelite nuns’ community in Pescara, Italy. This well-known Community came into existence in Rome, precisely in famous Trastevere, where the former monastery the sisters occupied was dedicated to “Holy Mary of […]

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Information from the Order

Information from the Order

The Order’s Secretariat of Information, following instructions from our Major Superiors, is preparing some changes that will gradually be released and will be launched throughout the 2019-2020 academic year. That is why, taking advantage of the summer weather in the northern hemisphere, we will suspend the publication of news during […]

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Topicality of St John of the Cross

Topicality of St John of the Cross

In addition to the International Congress held at the Teresianum, which we reported this month in our news service, there are some events that highlight the pertinence of Saint John of the Cross and the interest in his works nowadays. In Murcia recently, from the 21st to the 23rd of […]

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Meeting of the General Councils

Meeting of the General Councils

The General Council of the Carmelites and the Definitory of the Discalced Carmelites, at which presided their respective Fathers General, Fernando Millán, OCarm, and Saverio Cannistrà, OCD, met recently at the Provincial House of the OCarm friars, in Gort Muire, Dublin, between the 27th and the 30th of May. This […]

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