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Tenth anniversary of the beatification

Tenth anniversary of the beatification

On 28th October, 2007, Cardinal Saraiva Martins beatified 498 martyrs who had died in Spain during the 20th century, in St. Peter’s Square. Among them were 32 Discalced Carmelites, including Fr. Eufrasio of the Child Jesus or Fr. Eusebius of the Child Jesus who led the group of 15 martyrs […]

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Congress on Bld. Marie-Eugene

Congress on Bld. Marie-Eugene

On 26th October last, the Teresianum celebrated/held a congress on Bld. Marie-Eugene of the Child Jesus, entitled: ‘Fr. Marie-Eugene, Mystic and Teacher’. After the welcome address, given by the President of the faculty, Fr. Denis Chardonnens, there were six conferences: ‘I want to see God and contemporary debates about mysticism’ […]

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Visit to our Communities in Haifa-Mount Carmel

Visit  to  our Communities  in  Haifa-Mount Carmel

His Eminence Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches, paid a recent visit to the Holy Land from the 16th to 21st October. The occasion was in celebration of 800 years of Franciscan presence there.  On 18th October he visited our Stella Maris monastery and our Carmelite […]

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Return of Avignon-Aquitane Carmelites to Lyon

Return  of  Avignon-Aquitane  Carmelites  to  Lyon

Our brethren of the Avignon-Aquitane Province have been in Lyon since 11th September 2017.   In the past, the Order had a foundation there from 1619 to 1792.  Then in 1859, on the advice of the Curé of Ars, Fr. Agustín Maria of theMost Blessed Sacrament (Hermann Cohen) restored the OCD […]

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Course for formators in India

Course for formators in India

Between the 25th of September and the 7th of October, an intensive course was held for formators of the Teresian Carmelite circumscriptions in India; attending were thirty-five Indian formators. The objective of the course was to reinforce in those in charge of formation, in the various circumscriptions, knowledge of our […]

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Formation meeting in the Teresianum

Formation meeting in the Teresianum

From the 15th to the 23rd of last September, thirty-four Discalced nuns from the Regina Pacis and Mater Carmeli Associations of Italy met together in the Rome Teresianum to take part in a meeting specifically aimed at the formators of the communities. The course, of 22 teaching hours, was begun […]

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Reunion of the Middle Eastern Carmel

Reunion of the Middle Eastern Carmel

The annual meeting of the Middle Eastern Carmel recently took place with the participation of Discalced Carmelite nuns of that region (from the four monasteries of the Holy Land) as well as from Egypt (Faiyum) and Tangier (Morocco). The theme was “Brothers and Sisters of Carmel of the Middle East: […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I visits the Bologna monastery

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I visits the Bologna monastery

Our Discalced Carmelite sisters of Bologna, Italy, recount the historic visit: “During his recent stay in Bologna on the occasion of the closing celebrations of the Eucharistic Congress, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I kindly accepted our invitation and visited our monastery. “Welcomed festively by the chiming of bells, the Patriarch entered […]

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Extraordinary Definitory, Ariccia (Rome)

Extraordinary Definitory, Ariccia (Rome)

As we have been reporting in detail on our Web page and social media, we held an Extraordinary Definitory in Ariccia, Rome, from August 29th to September 6th in the Pauline family’s “Divin Maestro” retreat house. The Definitory was divided into three parts: first, the Father General reported on the […]

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