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Encounter of OCD students in Fatima, 22nd – 24th August

Encounter of OCD students in Fatima, 22nd – 24th August

As has become a tradition, every three years, there is a european encounter for OCD students in a European country. This year the place chosen was Fatima, where we reflected on the Marian spirituality of Carmel for three days. A total of 92 religious, including provincials, teachers and students met […]

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Rereading our Constitutions

Rereading our Constitutions

The commision set up by the General Definitory for the project of the rereading of the Constitutions, met in Rome from 24th – 28th June. The next meeting took place from 27th August – 5th September, when, in addition to finish scrutinising the responses to the most recent study guides […]

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Fr Silverio of Saint Teresa in Wikipedia

Fr Silverio of Saint Teresa in Wikipedia

“Silverio of Saint Teresa is the religious name of Julián Gómez Fernández, a Discalced Carmelite friar, born in Escóbados de Arriba (Burgos), on the 8th of March 1875 and died in Mazatlán (México), on the 11th of March 1954. He was General Historian, editor of the works of Carmelite saints […]

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KCBC media award to Dr. Fr. Augustine Mulloor ocd

KCBC media award to Dr. Fr. Augustine Mulloor ocd

  Manjummel’s Provincial, Very Rev. Dr. Augustine Mulloor OCD received KCBC media commission’s Daarsanika Vynjnanika Award 2017 on 15th July 2018 at POC, Palarivattom. The award was presented by the famous Malayalam actor and Member of Parliament Innocent. The Daarsanika Vynjanika Award is the commendation of Kerala Catholic Church to the catholic dignitaries who […]

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Floods in Kerala (India)

Floods in Kerala (India)

The disaster in the state of Kerala is due to enormous rainfall, long weeks of continuous rain, consequently, the landslide on the high mountainous areas and the filled reservoirs. In these past days, the rainfall has increased enormously all over Kerala and all the reservoirs were full to the brim. […]

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Fr General’s Agenda

Fr General’s Agenda

In the recent month of July, Fr Saverio Cannistrà ocd, Superior General, paid a fraternal visit to the friars and nuns in Hungary. Later on he took part in an international meeting in Brazil with the nuns of Latin America, as we have already informed you. At the end of […]

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OCDS: admissions and promises in the Province of Lombardy

OCDS: admissions and promises in the Province of Lombardy

The house of spirituality of the Discalced Carmelites of the Province of Lombardy in Cassano Valcuvia (Varese, Italy), hosted a beautiful event June 9th and 10th. It can be characterized as historic, being the first time that members from different OCDS communities met in one place to celebrate ceremonies of […]

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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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Formation course for the Italian nuns in Nënshat, Albania

Formation course for the Italian nuns in Nënshat, Albania

Young nuns from the Italian “Mater Carmeli” Federation of monasteries began a meeting on June 9th in the spirituality house of the Discalced Carmelite Fathers in Nënshat, Albania. Professed nuns together with those under formation numbered 23 religious, who were also able to share some moments with the community of […]

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IN MEMORIAM (Tomás Álvarez)

IN MEMORIAM (Tomás Álvarez)

On the morning of July, the 27th, Father Tomás Álvarez Fernández (Thomas of the Cross) died after a few days stay in hospital. He was born on the 17th of May1923 in Acebedo, (León), and was a Discalced Carmelite friar since the 6th of August 1939, the day of his […]

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