News Friars Archivi - CARMELITANI SCALZI

18 January 2022

75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE PARISH OF ST. DOMINIC De GUZMAN IN SANTA CRUZ, TENERIFE (SPAIN)

Carmelites of the Iberian Province celebrated the 75th anniversary of the foundation of the Parish of St. Dominic Guzman in Santa Cruz, Tenerife (the Canary Islands), on Sunday 21 November.  Monsignor Bernardo Alvarez Alfonso presided ...

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15 January 2022

A SPACE FOR PRAYER INAUGURATED IN BENONI (SOUTH AFRICA)

Carmelite friars from the Karnataka-Goa Province have constructed a Prayer Garden in the parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Benoni, South Africa.  The garden was blessed by Archbishop Buti Thagale of Johannesburg on the 21st of Nove...

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13 January 2022

MONSIGNOR CESAR ESSAYAN, LATIN APOSTOLIC VICAR IN LEBANON MEETS LEBANESE DISCALCED CARMELITE FRIARS FOR THE SYNOD

Saturday 20 November 2021 May this Synod be lived in the Spirit!  We are forever needful of God’s renewing breath that frees us from all shutdowns, restores life to what was dead, tears apart chains and dispenses joy.  It leads us tow...

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7 January 2022

NEWS FROM BELORUSSIA

The friars of our Belorussian Vicariate spent the 20 November, the feast day of St. Raphael Kalinowski, on a Spiritual Retreat at Miadziel.  Monsignor Aleh Butkevich, President of the Belorussian Episcopal Conference and Bishop of the Diocese of ...

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31 December 2021

Gratitude

Dear Brothers and sisters! It is the end of the  year, it is Advent time and soon it is Christmas! If I was to play a “word association” game with each of you and asked you to choose just one word for this season, my gue...

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22 December 2021

Father General’s sermon for the commemoration of Blessed Francis Palau (07/11/2021)

Dearest Sisters, I am happy to be here with you and with my confreres: this is my home, our home. We are walking along the path of communion in Carmel, in the ardent footsteps of Francis Palau and many others who have spent their lives in the serv...

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22 December 2021

Diamond Jubilee of Father Pedro de San José (Rafael Zubieta)

On October 21, Father Pedro de San José (Rafael Zubieta) celebrated his 75th anniversary of religious profession. It was on October 21, 1946, in the monastery of Larrea (Spain), that the young Pedro consecrated himself to the Lord, with the desir...

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21 December 2021

News from our brothers Rev. George Desmond Tambala and Rev. Peter Chung Soon-taek

MALAWI: On 15 October, Pope Francis has transferred Rev. George Desmond Tambala, OCD, to the country’s Lilongwe Archdiocese where he will serve as Archbishop. The Malawian Archdiocese has been vacant since December 14...

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15 December 2021

ONLINE RETREAT with the Discalced Carmelites. Beginning: 24th November 2021

Prepare yourselves for the feast of Christmas with the Discalced Carmelites. Since 2011, the Discalced Carmelites have been offering online retreats to help prepare for the two great liturgical solemnities of the year: Christmas and Easter....

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6 December 2021

UNESCO joins the 150th anniversary of the birth of Thérèse of Lisieux

The bells of the Basilica of Lisieux announced good news: Thérèse of Lisieux has been inserted into the 2022/2023 calendar of anniversaries to which UNESCO will join on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Saint Thérèse (1873-...

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22 November 2021

TERCENTENARY OF “ECHTEN KARMELITENGEIST (1721-2021) IN RATISBON

On 8 October2021 a special ceremony commemorating the 300th anniversary of “echten Karmelitengeist” of Ratisbon was held in the Diocesan Centre of Obermunster (Ratisbon).  Karmelitengeist has been produced since 1721 in the Carmeli...

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22 November 2021

FR. PATRIZIO SCIADINI DECORATED CAVALIER OF THE ORDER OF THE STAR OF ITALY (“Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia”)

On October 7, Fr. Patrizio Sciadini, OCD, was decorated as a Cavalier of the Order of the Star of Italy.  The Italian Ambassador (to Egypt) read the formula of conferring of the honour on Fr. Patrizio as follows:- “In the exercise of...

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15 November 2021

INAUGURATION OF CASA MONTE CARMELI AT LEPATERIQUE

During the solemnity of our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus, we celebrated a thanksgiving Eucharist for Casa del Monte Carmelo at Lepaterique, Honduras. We are overjoyed because today has been a very significant day: a first Mass celeb...

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15 November 2021

CITeS. INAUGURATION OF ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022

The academic year 2020-2021 for the Master’s Degree in Mystic and Human Sciences was inaugurated on October 4 at the Teresiano-Sanjuanista International Centre, CITeS, Avila.  This particular degree is just one of the various academic programme...

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7 November 2021

VISIT OF FATHER GENERAL TO THE TERESIANUM

From the 11th to 15th October, the Superior General, Fr. Miguel Marquez Calle, paid a fraternal visit to the Permanent Community of the Teresianum.   He was interested in having first-hand information about the lif...

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