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30 January 2023

Karnataka-Goa (India): Carmelite theology students celebrate « Carmel Day»

On December 11, Carmelite theologians celebrated «Carmel Day». This is the day of the friars, in which they stage their talents. The stage becomes a witness to how alive and enthusiastic these young people are in using the gifts God has given th...

18 January 2023

Spain: Father José Vicente Rodríguez, ocd, has died

On November 23, Fr. José Vicente Rodríguez died in Burgos. He was 96 years old and 80 years of profession in Carmel. His funeral took place on November 24, formerly the feast of St. John of the Cross. Father José Vicente of the Eucharist...

15 January 2023

Poland: the relics of St. Raphael Kalinowski exhibited in the Shrine of Divine Providence

On  November 11, 2022, Independence Day, Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz presided at the Mass at the Shrine of Divine Providence, concelebrated by Archbishop Field Wiesław Lechowicz and Archbishop Grzegorz Kaszak, by the two OCD Provincials of Poland, b...

27 December 2022

Tanzania: The Vicariate of Tanzania Inaugurated their Year of Ruby Jubilee

A great milestone in the history of the Discalced Carmelite Vicariate of Tanzania was unveiled on 6th of November 2022. It was the inauguration of the Ruby Jubilee (40 years) of Carmelite presence in Tanzania. Fr. Praveen Frank, the Reg...

20 December 2022


Meeting of the three Councils On October 30, in our spiritual centre in Birkenwerder, a meeting was held between the Provincial Council, the Council of the Federation of Our Nuns and a representative of the OCDS National Co...

8 December 2022


All questions related to the WYD2023 and the International meeting of Carmelite Youth should be sent to Likewise, all the information we have regarding the WYD...

30 November 2022

Holy Land: 150th anniversary of the foundation of Carmel in Jerusalem

Saturday October 15th, the Carmelites of Pater Noster, on the top of Mount Olives, celebrated the feast of saint Teresa of Avila. The celebration, held by Most Reverend Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa, has si...

27 November 2022

Burundi: solemn professions of three friars

Saturday October 11th 2022, in the spiritual center of Mary Queen of Carmel of Gitega, three discalced Carmelite friars, have made their solemn profession: these are friar Anatole of the Divine Mercy, Emmanuel of the Holy Trinity and Ma...

24 November 2022

Teresianum: inauguration of the academic year of 2022-2023

Friday October 14th, the Teresianum celebrated the inauguration of the new academic year. The eucharistic celebration was held by S.Emza. Cardinal Kurt Koch, director of the Dicasterium for the promotion of the unity of Christians. ...

21 November 2022

Congo: plenary Council of the saint Josef commiserate

The Saint Josef Commiserate of Congo celebrated from Monday 26th till Thursday 29th of September. It was chaired by father General Miguel Marquez, along with two definitors in charge of Africa and Madagascar, fathers Jean-Bap...

14 November 2022

Salamanca (Spain): commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Saint Teresa of Avila’s doctorate

On October 6th, the University of Salamanca commemorated the centenary of the concession of the Doctorate honoris causa of saint Teresa of Jesus. A commemorated celebration was organized regarding the “most important woman of Spanish ...

10 November 2022

News of the inauguration of DIGICARMEL

Starting on October 15th the digital project of “Digicarmel” has been open to the public ( we discover it with P. Angelo Lanfranchi, General house of the Order archivist....

5 November 2022

Lisieux (Francia): pilgrimage of the Carmelite family

Saturday October 1st , the entire Carmelite family of the Paris province held a reunion in Lisieux for the 10th consecutive year. In the context of the general pastoral visitation of the father General, fr. Miguel Marquez Cal...

26 October 2022

Madagascar: Father Cesare Busecchi recieves the Cuore Amico prize

Next October 22, the Association “Cuore Amico Fraternità Onlus” ( of Brescia, Italy, will confer the 32nd Cuore Amico Award to Father Cesare Busec...

22 October 2022

Germany: formation trip in the footsteps of St. John of the Cross in Andalusia

From the 1st to the 10th of September, ten confreres from the German and Austrian provinces left for Andalusia to walk in the footsteps of St. John of the Cross, under the guidance of Fr. Ulrich Dobhan, according to the Germa...