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Jubilee Celebrations

Jubilee Celebrations

Recently, on the 3rd of October, Fr François Marie Lethel, from the Paris Province, celebrated his golden jubilee of profession, accompanied by the friars of the community of the St John of the Cross International college, together with numerous priests, religious – male and female, in particular the Teresian Missionary […]

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OCDS spiritual exercises in the Province of Venice

OCDS spiritual exercises in the Province of Venice

We share the pleasing news of the spiritual exercises undetaken by members of the Secular Order from the Province of Venice, which on this occasion were enriched by the presence of the urn containing the relics of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity. It was an enormous grace which enabled all […]

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Forum on Spiritual Theology in the Teresianum

Forum on Spiritual Theology in the Teresianum

The VIIth FORUM for professors of Spiritual Theology in Italy took place from 13th-15th September entitled ‘Doing Spiritual Theology from the reading of the texts’. More than thirty professors, both men and women, took part in this gathering from all over Italy, reflecting on two particular texts: Spiritual Testimony (or […]

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel in China

Our Lady of Mount Carmel in China

The COMMUNICATIONES number 257 (05/08/2014) included some errors about the foundation of the Hong Kong Carmel in China. Specifically, the monastery of Hong Kong was officially founded in 1937 (not in 1923) and from then until today the Discalced Carmelites nuns have kept it open uninterruptedly. In this link, you […]

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The Discalced Carmelite Nuns’ Federation of St Joseph of Guadalupe in Mexico celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its Canonical Foundation

The Discalced Carmelite Nuns’ Federation of St Joseph of Guadalupe in Mexico celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its Canonical Foundation

On the 24th of September, began the activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the federation of the Mexican Discalced Carmelite nuns, with a Eucharistic celebration at which presided our Father General, Fr. Saverio Cannistrà OCD, accompanied by Fr. Rafal Wilkowski OCD ─Secretary General for the Discalced […]

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Gathering of Discalced Carmelite nuns in the Teresianum

Gathering of Discalced Carmelite nuns in the Teresianum

More than thirty Discalced Carmelite nuns in charge of formation and superiors of their communities met between 7th-13th September last in the Teresianum in Rome. During the encounter, the nuns who took part attended two courses on the subject of the formation of modern generations of Carmelites. The course on […]

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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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