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Death of His Excellency, Nándor Takács, Discalced Carmelite Bishop

Death of His Excellency, Nándor Takács, Discalced Carmelite Bishop

On July 11th, Bishop Nándor Takács, Bishop Emeritus of Székesfehérvár (Hungary) and Discalced Carmelite, was born to eternal life. Born in the heart of a peasant family in the small Hungarian village of Rábacsanak, he completed his novitiate under the tutelage of Father Marcell of the Virgin of Carmel. In […]

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Carmelite Youth Day in Czerna

Carmelite Youth Day in Czerna

As planned, youth of the Carmelite family from all over the world who arrived in Krakow to participate in WYD with Pope Francis, gathered in our convent in Czerna on July 27th, the eve of the event, to celebrate the third Carmelite Youth Day. Mary, Mother of the Church and […]

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Meetings concerning the Constitutions

Meetings concerning the Constitutions

Teresian Carmelites from seven provinces of India met together in the Kothagiri House of Prayer in Tamil Nadu. The meeting was called by Fr Johannes Gorantla, Definitor General, to reflect upon our Constitutions, within the process of rereading them that was begun by the whole Order after the Avila General […]

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Agreement between CITeS and the Anaya S.A. Group

Agreement between CITeS and the Anaya S.A. Group

The University of Mysticism recently signed a framework agreement with the Anaya S.A. Group for the purpose of training teachers and educators in the field of the interior life. For this purpose, beginning with the academic 2016-2017 course there will be initiated a diploma in “Education of the Interior Life”. […]

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Visit to Nigeria by the Delegate General for the OCDS

Visit to Nigeria by the Delegate General for the OCDS

From the 26th April to the 8th of May, Fr Alzinir Debastiani, Delegate General for the OCDS, made a fraternal visit to the eight OCDS communities in Nigeria, as well as to the numerous confraternities of the Child Jesus of Prague existing in the country. He went to Enugu, Nssuka, […]

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Formation of the Carmelite nuns and the centre of the Order

Formation of the Carmelite nuns and the centre of the Order

Paying attention to the petition made by our Carmelite sisters during the 2015 Avila General Chapter, in which they were present on May 19 and 20, the center of the Order is in the process of reflecting on the formation of the Discalced Carmelite nuns, for the purpose of drawing […]

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Fr Albert Wach, new Rector of the Teresianum Community

Fr Albert Wach, new Rector of the Teresianum Community

In its June meeting, the Definitory General appointed as Rector (Superior) of the Teresianum Community Fr Albert Wach, ocd, from the Krakow Province. This appointment will come into effect after the Episcopal Ordination of Mons. Zdenko Kricic and during the fraternal visit to be made to the community by Fr […]

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Definitory Meeting

Definitory Meeting

From June 6 to 11, 2016, there took place the fifth meeting of the Definitory in this sexennium. At the end of the meeting, as is customary, our Major Superiors sent a letter in which we are told of what happened in their meeting: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwJEzzuh4mb7Ry1QWGU2N1V5bm8 A date of particular note […]

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Letter from the OCarm and OCD Generals

Letter from the OCarm and OCD Generals

On 11th June 2016, the Prior General of the Order of Carmel, Fr Fernando Millán and our Father General, Fr Saverio Cannistrà, sent a joint letter to the whole family of Carmel. Its title is inspired by a quotation from Holy Mother Teresa: “May God be blessed forever, he who […]

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