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Discalced Carmelite Bishops

Discalced Carmelite Bishops

At the beginning of September, the traditional course for bishops consecrated and/or elected during last year was celebrated at Rome. Among those taking part in the course were Mons. George Tambala and Mons. Zdenko Križić, Discalced Carmelite bishops, whom we were able to greet as they passed through Rome. For […]

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Meeting of the Commission for Rereading the Constitutions

Meeting of the Commission for Rereading the Constitutions

Fr Agustí Borrell, ocd, the Vicar General, presided at the meeting of the Commission for the rereading of the Constitutions, which was held at the General House from 29th August to 3rd September. All the members of the Commission were present: Frs Daniel Chowning (Definitor General), Aloysius Deeney, Alzinir Debastiani, […]

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Acts of the OCD Congresses of Nairobi (2012 & 2014)

The Acts of the Teresian Congresses celebrated in Nairobi in 2012 and 2014 were published in Yaoundé this year 2016 by Fr. Marie-Joseph de l’incarnation -DOL-, o.c.d, (Editor). So far the French edition is available: Thérèse d’Avila en Dialogue avec l’Afrique. The publication underlines the steps undertaken by the Order […]

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New website for the General Archive of the Discalced Carmelites

New website for the General Archive of the Discalced Carmelites

At the same time that the new website of the General Curia of the Order was inaugurated, the General Archive also opened up a new site on the Web: www.agocd.com. There, it offers researchers essential tools to access the services of the Archive: regulations, calendar, and forms to request access […]

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East Timor Mission

East Timor Mission

The Discalced Carmelite foundation in Timor is taking its first steps. On January 6 it launched its first community in Dili, founded by a Timorese priest, Noé Martins, and a Spaniard, Antonio González. This foundation is an initiative of the province of Portugal with the support of the Iberian and […]

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Program of the canonization of Bl. Elisabeth of the Trinity

Program of the canonization of Bl. Elisabeth of the Trinity

On Friday 14 October at 19.00, The heaven on the earth, special event on the occasion of the canonization of Bl. Elisabeth of the Trinity, in the church Santa Maria della Vittoria, Via 20 Settembre 17.   On Saturday 15 October at 20.30 in preparation of the solemn canonization, Prayer […]

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OCDS Congress in Italy and Spain

OCDS Congress in Italy and Spain

Entre el 7 y el 10 de julio pasados se celebró en Sassone (Ciampino, Roma), el Congreso Nacional del Carmelo Seglar italiano, con el título: “Familia y comunidad. Entrañas de misericordia y fecundidad del amor”. Concebido como oportunidad fecunda en el que compartir la riqueza de la diversidad del Carmelo […]

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Discalced Carmelite of Aleppo

Discalced Carmelite of Aleppo

“Help us! We are being bombed, but we will not abandon the people who are suffering”. With this striking title, the English edition of ZENIT on 4th August gave us an interview with our Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Aleppo. Six nuns reside in the monastery, two French and four Syrian, […]

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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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