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The Discalced Carmelites in Tangiers (Morocco)

The Discalced Carmelites in Tangiers (Morocco)

The presence of the Teresian Carmel in Morocco, as made evident by the community of Discalced Carmelites in Tangiers, continues its work in those Islamic lands with God’s help. It has been involved with various activities promoted by the Archdiocese, throughout 2016, punctuated by the Jubilee of Mercy. The community […]

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Visit of the Fr. General

Visit of the Fr. General

Fr. General, Saverio Cannistrà, is visiting members of the Secular Carmel, nuns and friars from 12th to 24th March, in Belgium, Sweden and Denmark, staying in different monasteries and convents: those of Ghent, Bruges, Antwerp, Glumslöv (Rydebäck), etc. He will concelebrate at the Mass in which Mons. Anders Arborelius will […]

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Visits by the General Delegate for the OCDS

Visits by the General Delegate for the OCDS

During the months of January and February, Fr. Alzinir Debastiani, ocd, the Father General’s delegate for Secular Carmelite communities, made two important visits to OCDS communities. The first was in Croatia from January 27th to 30th of this year at the invitation of Father Sreko Rimac, ocd, Provincial. He was […]

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Meeting of the Definitory

Meeting of the Definitory

From Monday, 6th March, the Definitory General, presided by Fr. Saverio, will meet in at its headquarters in the General House, as it normally does every three months. On this occasion, in addition to the usual ongoing matters, such as information with regard to visits made or the economic situation […]

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The Carmelite nuns of Kananga-Malole, evacuated

The Carmelite nuns of Kananga-Malole, evacuated

For more than a year in the region of Kananga (Democratic Republic of the Congo) there have been clashes between members of the ethnic tribal majority and the central government of Kinshasa, resulting in the death of the local leader Kamuina Nsapu. Having been declared in rebellion, his militia continue […]

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The Teresianum periodical is online

The Teresianum periodical is online

The website of the Teresianum now offers a new tool developed under the supervision of the director of its periodical, Teresianum, Father Christof Betschart, ocd. It allows the user to access and consult all the articles published in the periodical since its first edition in 1947 until 2014. Specifically, it […]

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Cause for canonization of Sister Lucy of Fatima

Cause for canonization of Sister Lucy of Fatima

On the coming 13th of February, the diocese of Coimbra in Portugal will conclude the diocesan section of the process for canonization of Sister Lucy Dos Santos, a Discalced Carmelite nun and one of the three Fatima visionaries. The Cause will now begin to be analyzed in the Vatican by […]

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Church personality of the year in Nicaragua

Church personality of the year in Nicaragua

From the on-line Spanish religious periodical “Religión Digital”, we learnt of the news that our brother, Monsignor José Silvio Baéz Ortega, OCD, auxiliary bishop in Managua has been nominated Church personality for 2016 in his country of Nicaragua. He has been awarded this distinction for his constant, evangelical condemnations of […]

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Father General visits Latin America

Father General visits Latin America

On Saturday, January 7th, Father General left Rome heading for São Paulo, Brazil, to participate in the Chapter of the Province of Southeastern Brazil. The Chapter was celebrated from January 9th through 13th in São Roque. He was also able to meet with the Council of Associations of Brazil’s Discalced […]

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