News Friars Archivi - CARMELITANI SCALZI

28 June 2022

2022 MEETING OF CICLA OCD

CICLA (Inter-regional Teresian Carmelite Conference of Latin America) held its triennial Meeting in Mexico City from 19th to 23rd April 2022.  Present were Provincials, Commissars, Delegates and a Regional Vicar, namely:  t...

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25 June 2022

PERU: FR. ANGEL ZAPATA BANCES OCD NOMINATED AS BISHOP OF CHIMBOTE

The Holy Father nominated our brother Fr. Angel Zapata Bances OCD as Bishop of Chimbote, Peru, on 18 May 2022. Fr. Angel was born in Lima, 3 August 1959.  He entered the Carmelite Order in March 1979, making his First Profession 14 March 1...

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16 June 2022

1st MEETING OF COMMISSION FOR REVISION OF THE RATIO INSTITUTIONIS

The Commission for the Revision of the Ratio Institutionis of the Order held its 1st meeting, by zoom, on April 4, 2022.  The General Chapter of 2021 had considered that such a revision was overdue, so Fr, General subsequently...

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13 June 2022

JUBILEE YEARS OF TERESIAN CARMEL IN AUSTRIA

Carmelite Friars and Nuns in Austria are celebrating various jubilees of the following years: 400 yeas of Teresian Carmel in Austria with the foundation of a Monastery in Vienna, 4th February 1622; 350 years since ...

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10 June 2022

25th ANNIVERSARY OF PROVINCE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE, CENTRAL AMERICA

On 13th May 1997, Fr. Camillo Maccise, General at the time, inaugurated the OCD Province of Central America. It comprises six different nations: Panama. Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. The 25th ann...

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31 May 2022

TERESIANUM CELEBRATES 25th ANNIVERSARY OF DOCTORATE OF SAINT THERESE

The Teresianum held an Academic Day on 13 May in celebration of the Silver Jubilee of St. Therese’s declaration as a Doctor of the Church. At the morning session, Professors Fr. Francois-Marie Lethel presented “The Story of a S...

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19 May 2022

DAY: 19th April 2022 – EASTER TUESDAY

The Eucharist with the Sisters of Kharkiv is a precious time of prayer, thanksgiving and song that expresses hope and life. I was very moved by my encounter with them. During the morning we used up the time until the last second in sharing ...

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18 May 2022

DAY: 18th April 2022 EASTER MONDAY

Dawn in Gwozdawa. I was quick in getting up to go with them for the time of prayer. We began with Morning Prayer. Mass followed at 7.20. The church was filled with lovely people. There were some children in the front row, elderly women and some mi...

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17 May 2022

DAY: 17th APRIL 2022 SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION

For the rest of my life, I will never forget this Sunday of the Resurrection. Never. Life dawns. And more on a day like today, Easter Day. But this life was born to us in the ordeal of the Cross, and has become a light in the empty tomb....

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16 May 2022

DAY:16th April 2022 – HOLY SATURDAY

It is a day of silence, an overwhelming experience of deep emptiness, in the wounded warmth of Mary, the Mother; in the hearts of all mothers, who represent the watchful soul of the world, and who always harbour hope, in the midst of so much pain....

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15 May 2022

DAY: 15TH APRIL 2022 – GOOD FRIDAY

Today we celebrate the passion and death of Jesus in this war-torn land. With the crucified and the victims of all wars and injustices. I am awakened by the sound of sirens that does not cease for a quarter of an hour, until 6.00. Sirens an...

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14 May 2022

DAY: 14th April, 2022 HOLY THURSDAY

At breakfast, they had placed three hyacinths next to each one’s plate to celebrate our priesthood. Sister Alina greeted us. She says that they congratulated us and prayed for us with the three bulbs, Faith, Hope and Charity. We said good...

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30 April 2022

The Carmel of Koteshwar (India) celebrates the feast of the Child Jesus

The feast of the Child Jesus was beautifully celebrated at the Carmel of Koteshwar (Kundapur, India). The faithful gathered to listen to Brother Prakash and his team preach the preparatory triduum for the feast. On February 26, at 5 p.m., P...

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27 April 2022

News from Madagascar (first quarter 2022)

In addition to our Carmelite annual retreat and the sports meeting between priests and students that usually concludes this beautiful fraternal time, this new year of 2022 began with the grace of the solemn profession of three brothers and their o...

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21 April 2022

Visit of Father General to the Shrine of Saint Teresa of Los Andes (Chile)

On Sunday, February 20, the community of the Shrine of Sainta Teresa of Los Andes was celebrating the visit of Father Miguel Márquez. This coincided with the visit of the Animator General of the Sisters, Sister María José Gay. Both came on pilg...

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