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The death of the sculptor Venancio Blanco

The death of the sculptor Venancio Blanco

It is very likely that the name of this artist will mean very little to most people. Nonetheless, there would be very few Discalced Carmelites who have not seen (at least in photographs) one of the sculptures dedicated to St. Teresa of Jesus by Venancio Blanco. Born in Salamanca in […]

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Review of constitutions. Italian OCD meeting

Review of constitutions.  Italian OCD meeting

A meeting of OCD Friars of the Italian Circumscriptions took place from 19 to 21 February in the “Santa Maria Annunziata” Spirituality Centre in Maddaloni of the Neapolitan Province.  It was organized by the OCD Major Superiors of the Italian Conference (CISM-OCD).  We had made earlier references to this meeting […]

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OCDS Provincial meeting in Bari and Maddaloni

OCDS Provincial meeting in Bari and Maddaloni

The OCDS Communities of the Naples Province held two Provincial meetings in Bari (27-28 January) and in Maddaloni (3-4 February).  They discussed their Constitutions under the headings:  “Divine Call, Life-Long Commitment and Continuing Fidelity to our Charism”.   Fr. Alzinir Debastiani, General Delegate for the OCDS, facilitated both meetings.  Having heard […]

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News from the Timor mission

News from the Timor mission

Recently, on the 31st of January, there arrived in East Timor the last of the missionaries who, for the moment, will be incorporated into this Young Teresian Carmel presence. It is Fr Nuno, a Discalced Carmelite, born in this country, who has just finished his studies in Portugal. Our missionaries […]

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Indian nuns with Fr. General and the Definitor

Processed with MOLDIV

On 3rd February, Eucharistic was celebrated by Fr. General and the Definitor along with all the provincials and all the Prioresses of Indian Carmel and the office bearers of the three associations in India. Our sisters gathered at Hyderabad to meet Fr. General and discuss on some of the important […]

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IPCI General Assembly in India

IPCI General Assembly in India

On 2nd February, Fr. General and the definitor in charge of India met with the IPCI General Assembly consisting of 7 Provincials and one of their councillors, 3 Regional vicars and two provincial delegates. The primary objective was to meet Fr. General who was in India at the conclusion of […]

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Meeting of European formators

Meeting of European formators

Recently, between the 29th of January and the 2nd of February, a meeting of Discalced Carmelite formators took place. This year it was celebrated at the Teresianum in Rome. Its central topic was: “The world of the youth of today”. This topic was developed by means of three conferences, after […]

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Saint John of the Cross in Egypt

Saint John of the Cross in Egypt

Father Eduardo Sanz de Miguel, Discalced Carmelite of the Iberian Province (Spain), delivered a series of conferences on Saint John of the Cross in the Shrine of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus (Hadayek Shoubra, Cairo, Egypt) during the last week of January. In the mornings he delivered a complete […]

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Extended Provincial Council for the OCDS province “FRANCE-SUD”

Extended Provincial Council for the OCDS province “FRANCE-SUD”

“An extended provincial council meeting took place from January 12th to 15th with the participation of the OCDS Delegate General and the OCDS Provincial Delegate of the France-Sud province, fr. Jean Sebastien. The chosen location was the convent of the Poor Clares in Nîmes. “The meeting enabled a clearer awareness […]

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Father Eulogio Pacho has died

Father Eulogio Pacho has died

Father Eulogio Pacho Polvorinos – Fr. Eulogio of Our Lady of Mount Carmel – died during the evening of February 1st in Burgos. He was born on July 27, 1926, in Calaveras de Arriba (Leon) and made his profession on August 15, 1942. He was ordained to the priesthood on […]

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New General Delegate ocd in Stella Maris

New General Delegate ocd in Stella Maris

Fr. Attilio Ghisleri, ex-General Bursar of the Order of the Discalced Carmelites, on January 13, 2018, after the Saturday chant of the Salve in Stella Maris, he has taken possession of his new position as Delegate General of the Delegation of Israel. Then all the present religious have done the […]

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