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News from Carmel in Malaysia

News from Carmel in Malaysia

With great joy, we are sending the news which has reached us of our brothers and sisters in this Asian country. Despite the difficulties imposed due to the pandemic and keeping the security measures indicated by the authorities, the communities of friars, nuns and seculars in Malaysia celebrated a three-fold […]

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Death of Fr. Reginald Foster

Death of Fr. Reginald Foster

On 25th December, Fr. Reginald Thomas Foster, Discalced Carmelite of the Province of Washington, died in St. Anne’s hospital in Milwaukee. He had been moved there eight days previously after testing positive for coronavirus and in addition to the care received in the hospital, his progress was monitored daily by […]

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Fr General at the Teresianum

Fr General at the Teresianum

As has been customary in recent years, December the 14th, feast of St. John of the Cross, was a special day for the three communities of the Teresianum: Br. Mari Domingo Savio of Korea, Br. John of the conversion of St Paul from Vietnam, Br. Justin Maria of Jesus Crucified […]

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Return to normality

Return to normality

On December the 3rd, the feast of Saint Francis Xavier, we received exceptionally good news in the General Curia: molecular tests for the detection of coronavirus gave a negative result. Thus, was overcome the COVID-19 contagious situation that lasted in the General House for one month. None of those infected […]

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Teresianum: New Chair

Teresianum: New Chair

The Pontifical Theological Faculty Teresianum announced on 27th October that the Congregation for Catholic Education of the Holy See has nominated Fr. Christof Betschart OCD as Chair of the same for the triennium 2020-2023 Together with the academic community we would like to wish the new incumbent of the Faculty […]

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The hispanist Joseph Pérez has died

The hispanist Joseph Pérez has died

The outstanding hispanist, Joseph Pérez, died in Bordeaux, France on 8th October. He was an outstanding scholar specialising in the History of Modern Spain and was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Social Sciences in 2014. He was eighty-nine years old. A specialist in the historical period which covers […]

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OCD Episcopal Vicar in Cape Town

OCD Episcopal Vicar in Cape Town

Fr. Marie Joseph, ocd, of Karnataka Goa Province, has been appointed Episcopal Vicar for Religious Life in the Archdiocese of Cape Town, South Africa. He will also be a member of the College of Consultants. We congratulate Fr. Marie Joseph and send him our best wishes with our prayers. The […]

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News from the Teresianum

News from the Teresianum

Recently, on the 18th of September, the Theological Faculty and the Teresianum Pontifical Institute of Spirituality presented to the public, in the Aula Magna, the products of the Raybotics brand that have been acquired by the Curia General in order to provide the Faculty with the necessary means to disinfect […]

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A new translation of St John of the Cross

A new translation of St John of the Cross

Recently, a new translation of the Works of St John of the Cross has been published in Italian, using as its basis the Spanish edition published by Editorial de Espiritualidad (EDE). This edition offers a good critical apparatus, as well as a set of introductions and notes that help the […]

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50 years since St Teresa’s doctorate

50 years since St Teresa’s doctorate

The 27th of September this year marked the 50th anniversary of St Teresa’s declaration as a Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI. On this website is available the Apostolic Letter containing the declaration, in Italian, Spanish and English. The General Curia has also echoed this event through various […]

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Stella Maris

Stella Maris

Dear brothers, sisters, friends, We inform you that from our website carmelholylanddco.org in a testing phase you can watch 24/24 in streaming the central altar of our Basilica of Stella Maris and pray and contemplate the Virgin of Mount Carmel and the cave of the Prophet Elijah in real time […]

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CAUTION, CAUTION, CAUTION! Cybercriminals: don’t be a victim!

CAUTION, CAUTION, CAUTION! Cybercriminals: don’t be a victim!

In recently, cybercriminals have contacted many of our brothers and sisters. Introducing themselves as Father Luis Arostogui Gamboa, they contact their victims to offer them financial assistance for various reasons (depending on the case). They use email addresses that include one or all of Father Luis Arostogui Gamboa’s names. One […]

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