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Visits by our Superiors

Visits by our Superiors

Fr General, Saverio Cannistrà is visiting the United States of America at the moment, in particular the Province of Washington. This Province, which bears the name of the Sacred Heart of Mary, was born in the late forties of the last century, but sinks its deepest roots in the arrival […]

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Association of Carmelites in the Holy Land

Association of Carmelites in the Holy Land

The Association of Carmelites in the Holy Land is a fraternal bond of mutual help, it has existed since the end of the 90s. Today we have become a new reality which is now called, “Federation our Lady of Mount Carmel of the Carmelite Nuns in the Middle East and […]

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New Proper Calendar

New Proper Calendar

Rome, 24 September 2019 Dear Fathers, Today, the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has handed over to the Order the approval of the new Proper Calendar, which was signed on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. As you can see, there are some […]

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Meeting of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Cyprus

Meeting of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Cyprus

Between the 16th and 21st of September, the Discalced Carmelite Nuns’ Association of the Holy Land and North Africa met in Cyprus to review their statutes, according to the Holy See’s provisions in the document Cor Orans. Nuns from the monasteries of the Holy Land, Egypt, Morocco, Syria and Greece […]

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IV Meeting of the OCDS of the South Cicla

IV Meeting of the OCDS of the South Cicla

Between the 19th and the 22nd of September 2019, nearly 80 members of the OCDS family from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay, accompanied by some OCD religious, gathered together in the house of the Episcopal Conference of Argentina (The Cenacle, Pilar City) to share a few days of […]

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Activities of Fr General

Activities of Fr General

September the 27th last, Father General, Saverio Cannistrà, ocd, visited the group of twenty Discalced Carmelite Nuns who were at the Teresianum beginning the training course prepared by two of the Italian federations, in which collaborated Fr Christof Betschart, ocd, professor of our faculty and the Higher Institute for Formators […]

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Activities of Fr. General & the Definitors

Activities of Fr. General & the Definitors

On 24th September, Fr. General, who was invited to participate in the General Chapter of the Carmelites of the Ancient Observance (O Carm), arrived in Sassone, near Rome. He presided at the 8 O’clock Mass, after which he gave a conference on transmitting the charisma, which is the main thrust […]

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The IVth Congress of the Teresian Carmel in Africa & Madagascar

The IVth Congress of the Teresian Carmel in Africa & Madagascar

Between 14th and 18th October 2019 the IVth International Congress of the Discalced Carmel for Africa and Madagascar will be celebrated in Yaounde, Cameroon. The central theme will be fraternal life, a space in which the personal vocation to follow Christ is expressed and is gift of Trinitarian communion, establishing […]

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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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