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30 August 2017

Discalced Carmelite Extraordinary Definitory_30th August

The day began with the Eucharist prepared by the group from Latin America and the Caribbean and presided over by the Vicar General of the Order, Father Agustí Borrell. It marked the beginning of the Extraordinary Definitory of the Discalced Carme...

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30 July 2017

A short biographical resumé of the life of Fr. Felipe Sainz de Baranda OCD

Dear brothers, first thing this morning, we announced the death of our brother of Felipe Sainz de Baranda and his funeral which is to take place tomorrow. Finally, it has been put back to Friday, 28th July at 16:15, so as to make it easier for our...

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17 July 2017

Meeting of the new Indian Provincials

At Trivandrum on the 1st July, 2017, and in the presence of the Definitor, Fr Johannes, the seven Indian Provincials had their first meeting of the triennium. They discussed programs organized in collaboration with all the provinces: a ...

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17 July 2017

Gift of books to the Bangui Library (Central African Republic)

By means of the Secretariat for Missionary Cooperation, Fr General, together with his Definitory, decided to respond to the request made by the Bangui Discalced Carmelite student house for a gift of a collection of books which would contribute to ...

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3 June 2017

New Cardinal in the Teresian Carmel

On the 21st of May last, during the message which accompanies the recital of the Regina Coeli in St Peter’s square, Pope Francis announced the celebration of a Consistory on the 28th of June for the appointment of ...

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14 May 2017

Monsignor Amancio Escapa ocd completes his earthly life

On the 5th of May this year, there died in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, Monsignor Amancio Escapa Aparicio, titular Bishop of Cene and the emeritus auxiliary Bishop of the archdiocese of Santo Domingo. Monsignor Amancio ...

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17 April 2017

Urgent: from Our Discalced Carmelite Friars in Egypt

Holy Week in Egypt begins with the blood of martyrs. We were all celebrating Palm Sunday in our Basilica of Santa Teresa parish in Shubra (Cairo) when the news was received of an attack on a Coptic church in the city of Tanta. We did not want to c...

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4 April 2017

St Joseph’s sanctuary of the Carmelite friars in Poznan made a minor basilica

The conventual church of the Discalced Carmelite friars in Poznan, Poland, was proclaimed a minor basilica on the 19th of March, this year, at a solemn ceremony at which presided Archbishop Gądecki, accompanied by various members of th...

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4 April 2017

Floods in Peru

Our brothers and sisters in Peru have suffered from the consequences of the floods that have hit the country, though not in a devastating way, as the Commissar, Fr Alfredo Amesti ocd reports. The most affected areas are in the north of the ...

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14 February 2017

Good bye to Mons. Luna, a Discalced Carmelite and an Ecuadorian Bishop

At the age of 94 years, Mons. Luis Alberto Luna Tobar, Discalced Carmelite and Archbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, died last February the 7th in Quito, Ecuador. Mons. Luna was born on the 15th of December, 1923, into a well...

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3 February 2017

Church personality of the year in Nicaragua

From the on-line Spanish religious periodical “Religión Digital”, we learnt of the news that our brother, Monsignor José Silvio Baéz Ortega, OCD, auxiliary bishop in Managua has been nominated Church personality for 2016 in his country of N...

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18 January 2017

Death of Fr Giuseppe Caviglia, ocd

Recently, on the 16th January, Fr Giuseppe (Francisco) Caviglia, Discalced Carmelite, died in the San Vito hospital of Turin. He was a member of the Saint Teresa community in the same city. He had been suffering from a grave tumor of th...

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13 January 2017

New Discalced Carmelite Bishop

On 20th December, 2016, Pope Francis appointed as Bishop of the Lismore diocese, in Australia, our brother Fr Gregory Homeming who, since 2014, has been Regional Vicar of that area of jurisdiction, which is dependent on the Anglo-Irish ...

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18 December 2016

A new community in Egypt

The General Delegation of Egypt has established a new presence in Alexandria, that city which resonates so much in Christian history. Present in Egypt for 90 years, the Teresian Carmel is exploring new growth because of the vocations the Lo...

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12 December 2016

OCD-OCarm Meeting on Mount Carmel

From 27th November to 2nd December 2016, the Superiors General of the Carmelites, Fr Fernando Millán O.Carm. and Fr Saverio Cannistrà OCD, together with the General Definitors or Councillors of both religious Orders, met to...

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