The latest OCDS statistics in Venezuela show that there are eight canonically erected communities and four in the process of being established. There are about 150 active members. There are also projects for foundations in different places. The OCDS in Venezuela are characterized by a good formation and fraternal life. The communities strive to provide adequate room for formation that allows all their members to deepen the essential elements of their vocation, through the study of the Constitutions and familiarity with the charismatic richness of the Discalced Carmel.