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News from Carmel in India

News from Carmel in India

Recently, on February 21st , the first Sunday of Lent, the blessing and reopening of the monastery of Discalced Carmelite nuns in Vijayawada took place, after completion of the restructuring work, undertaken with help from the OCD General Curia. As well, a spirituality symposium, at which presided the Archbishop of […]

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Minor Basilica in Varapuzha, India

Minor Basilica in Varapuzha, India

On December 11, 2020, the church of our parish in Varapuzha, belonging to the Province of St. Pius X of Manjummel, was declared a Minor Basilica by the Holy See. The news was communicated to our Provincial, Fr. Thomas Marottikaparambil, OCD, on January 28th of this year. A celebration is […]

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Spirituality Week at the Teresianum

Spirituality Week at the Teresianum

Does spirituality need the Church? Ideas, difficulties, and hopes (62nd Spirituality Week, March 14-18, 2021, 16:00 – 18:00) After a year on pause caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, the Spirituality Week at the Teresianum is coming back. This classic initiative is offered for the first time this year in digital […]

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A book on St Joseph in Portuguese

A book on St Joseph in Portuguese

Fr. Patrizio Sciadini, ocd, who was a missionary for many years in Brazil and until recently  General Delegate in Egypt, has published a book of great interest in this year dedicated to St Joseph. The title is: ” Caminhando con São José ” [Walking with St Joseph]. As the author […]

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Golden jubilee of the Teresian Carmel in Burundi

Golden jubilee of the Teresian Carmel in Burundi

Fifty years have passed since the arrival of the Discalced Carmelite friars in Burundi, a presence that presently depends on the Krakow Province. To celebrate such an important date, in the framework of being a feast of a young Carmel, the religious present in Burundi organized a liturgical ceremony and […]

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Theological Essay gains Award

Theological Essay gains Award

Brother Abel of Jesus, a Discalced Carmelite student from the Iberian Province, won the third celebration of the Young Theological Essay Award, organized by the prestigious Spanish Catholic publishing house PPC (Christian Popular Promotion). At the age of 27, Brother Abel, who gained a Master of Dogmatic-Fundamental Theology degree at […]

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Centenary for the de “LA OBRA MÁXIMA”

Centenary for the de “LA OBRA MÁXIMA”

Publication of La Obra Máxima began in January 1921 thanks to the missionary zeal of Ven. Fr. Juan Vicente Zengotita (1862-1943) who, after 17 fruitful years of pastoral duties in India, on his return to Spain, with Carmelite, missionary sensitivity, wanted to launch a publication which continues to be a […]

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Online Activities

Online Activities

Our brothers and sisters around the world (nuns, friars, and Secular Order members) are contributing in many ways to bring comfort and hope to people suffering from the pandemic provoked by the coronavirus. Among these contributions, it is worth emphasizing the community or individual work on the internet carried out […]

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Inauguration of the Chair of Carmelite Studies

Inauguration of the Chair of Carmelite Studies

Recently, on December the 14th, as we communicated through our social networks, the inaugural conference of the Chair of Carmelite Studies at the Catholic University of America took place. The problems generated by the COVID-19 pandemic had significantly delayed the inauguration, which was able to be carried out by means […]

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