Highlights

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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Bernard Sesé dies

Bernard Sesé dies

Recently, on the 6th of November, there died in Paris Bernard Sesé, the professor of Spanish literature and French poet. A member of the Royal Spanish Academy in France since 1996, he devoted much of his life to the study of Spanish poets and writers which, in 1980,  earned him […]

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Newly erected monastery of Carmel Jakarta

Newly erected monastery of Carmel Jakarta

The Archbishop of Jakarta, Ignatius Cardinal Suharyo presided over the Solemn Mass on October 15, 2020 where the decree of erection issued by the Cardinal was read. It was an Online Mass since Jakarta is the worst affected zone from the corona virus. It turned out to be God’s Providence […]

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COVID-19

COVID-19

Our communities of brothers and sisters have not been left out of the pandemic affecting all of humanity. Right from the beginning we have tried to accompany and help those closest to us in various ways and joining the pope and the Church in prayer for all mankind. As in […]

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New Web page for the Teresian Carmel in Australia

New Web page for the Teresian Carmel in Australia

Our brothers from Australia-Oceania have completely revamped their website, with a new design and content that can be seen in: www.carmelite.com. The website is titled Carmelite Spirit and has been associated with the social media channels already active for some time, managed by the Carmelites of the region. The main […]

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Formation Course for Italian Carmelite Nuns

Formation Course for Italian Carmelite Nuns

In September last year, a group of Discalced Carmelite nuns from Italy began a course of permanent formation in collaboration with ISFO (Higher Institute for Trainers: http://www.isfo.it/) and the Teresianum. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the face-to-face meeting scheduled for this year had to be suspended. However, on […]

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Discalced Carmel in Mexico

Discalced Carmel in Mexico

A book with the title “La presencia de la orden del Carmen descalzo en la Nueva España” [“The presence of the Discalced Carmelite Order in New Spain”], has been published in Mexico concerning our order and the figure of Teresa of Jesus in that country. The volume also seeks to […]

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Fr José Luis Ureta, ocd

Fr José Luis Ureta, ocd

Recently, on the 4th of September, Fr José Luis Ureta, a Discalced Carmelite from the Navarre Province, died in Bilbao. Even though limited by illness in recent years of his life, he always put his experience, wisdom and knowledge in Law and Economics at the service of his sisters and […]

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Writings of Santa Teresa of the Andes

Writings of Santa Teresa of the Andes

To mark the first centenary of the death of St. Teresa of the Andes, the Discalced Carmelites of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit of the Andes are making available a website with the Saint’s complete, original writings. This community, located in the Diocese of San Felipe in Chile, this […]

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Commissariat of San José del Congo

Commissariat of San José del Congo

Our Order’s presence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Congo – or Congo Brazzaville – is an impassioned history that spans more than 50 years and that now reaches a new milestone with the creation of the Commissariat of San Jose del Congo by the […]

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Reminiscences of Fr. Jerónimo Gracián

Reminiscences of Fr. Jerónimo Gracián

An article in the Spanish Biographical Dictionary (of the Spanish Royal Academy of History) reminds us that Fr. Jerónimo Gracián’s 475th birth anniversary (b. June 6, 1545) was celebrated this past June. The article, written by Fr. José Vicente Rodríguez, OCD, was published on the Royal Academy of Spanish History’s […]

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