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Meeting of the Latin American Association of Carmelites

Meeting of the Latin American Association of Carmelites

The 4th conference organized by the Latin American Association of Carmelites (ALACAR) was celebrated in Santo Domingo from November 6th through 11th. The Fathers General of Carmel, Saverio Cannistrà, OCD, and Fernando Millán, O.Carm., were present. The theme chosen to inspire the reflections was: “Yesterday’s martyrs for today’s Latin American […]

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Carmel: 400 years in Bologna

Carmel: 400 years in Bologna

A ceremony began the celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the foundation of the monastery of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Bologna, the Father Provincial of the Discalced Carmelites of Lombardy presiding. Thanking God for the 400 years of presence of the feminine branch of Carmel in that city, our sisters […]

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Conference on Father Francisco Palau

Conference on Father Francisco Palau

The congregations of the Carmelite Missionaries and the Teresian Carmelite Missionaries, together with the Pontifical Faculty and the Pontifical Institute of Spirituality Teresianum in Rome, organized a conference on Father Francisco Palau, ocd. It took place from November 26th to 28th, 2018, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of […]

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OCDS Forum in Aparecida, Brazil

OCDS Forum in Aparecida, Brazil

Between the 15th to the 18th of November, there gathered together in the City of Aparecida, the Brazilian Capital of Marian devotion, some 500 people from throughout Brazil, laity, religious and priests, for the commemorative Forum for the 100 years of the Secular Carmel in Brazil. . Organized by the […]

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A new Venerable Discalced Carmelite nun

A new Venerable Discalced Carmelite nun

On the 7th of November 2018, our Holy Father Pope Francis received in audience His Excellency Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints. During the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate the Decree on the heroic virtues of the Servant of […]

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South Asian Associations guided to adapt the new trends

South Asian Associations guided to adapt the new trends

In the month of November 2018, The two associations of our nuns in India namely the North East and South West had their Ordinary General assemblies. For the North East it was at Soso Carmel, Jharkhand (nov. 14-21) and the South West at Sadbhavana, the Karnataka Goa Provincial house, Bangalore […]

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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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