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Saint Teresa of Jesus. Exclamations

Saint Teresa of Jesus. Exclamations

On the 10th of April last – in the famous Church of the Gesù – the Jesuit Fathers of Rome organized and hosted a spectacle of light and sound that accompanied the prayerful reading of texts chosen from the Exclamations of St. Teresa. The production and interpretation were conducted by […]

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Carmelite Cardinal Mons. Arborelius in Adro

Carmelite Cardinal Mons. Arborelius in Adro

Monsignor Anders Arborelius, the first Swedish cardinal in history and first Carmelite Cardinal of the third millennium, visited the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Snow in Adro on Sunday, April 7th, on the occasion of the celebrations of the 500 anniversary of the Marian apparition in Adro (1519-2019). Received […]

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OCDS national meetings in Malaysia and the Philippines

OCDS national meetings in Malaysia and the Philippines

OCDS members in Malaysia and the Philippines held their triennial meetings from from the 25th to the 28th of April last. In Malaysia, our brothers and sisters of the Secular order gathered in Kuala Lumpur to reflect on the subject: Working for better training, living love in the community. Around […]

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Fr. General in the Middle East

Fr. General in the Middle East

At the end of last March, Fr. General, Saverio Cannistrà, began a pastoral visit to the brothers and sisters of Lebanon. Until the 14th of April, he visited all the convents and monasteries present in the semiprovince, to dialogue with the religious friars and nuns present in them, as well […]

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Paris Province: a spiritual retreat

Paris Province: a spiritual retreat

Between February 24th and March 1st, a goodly number of friars from the Paris Province met in the Trappist Abbey of Soligny to make a spiritual retreat together, according to the desire expressed in the 2017 Provincial Chapter. This desire became a reality in the place where a young man […]

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Spirituality week in the Teresianum

Spirituality week in the Teresianum

Between the 10th and 14th of March last, the traditional Spirituality Week was held at the Teresianum Pontifical Faculty, which this year reached its 60th edition, with a notable influx of the public. The topic chosen for this year was: “The spirituality of friendship with God and with one another. […]

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Jeannine Poitrey has died

Jeannine Poitrey has died

From the community of Alba de Tormes, in the Iberian province (Spain), we received the sad news of the death of Jeannine Poitrey on December 31st last, in Biarritz (France). Mrs. Poitrey, a Parisian by birth, devoted much of her intellectual life to the literary and linguistic study of the […]

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Three new carmelite priests in Kenya

Three new carmelite priests in Kenya

God bless! Three new Ordinandi at Kenya’s mission! (Fr. Peter-Canisius Otieno, Fr. Harrison Waiganjo, and Fr. Isaac Namanda). They were ordained on February 16th at Tangaza University College (which is just about five minutes walk away from our St. John of the Cross monastery in Nairobi.) They were ordained by […]

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Course for the nuns in Peru

Course for the nuns in Peru

The “OUR LADY OF MY CARMEL” Association of Discalced Carmelite nuns in Peru, recently carried out a course on Vultum Dei Querere and Cor Orans, recent  documents from the Holy See. It was presented in 3 locations: North, South and Centre, and on different dates, with great participation of the […]

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