News Missions Archivi - DISCALCED CARMELITES

12 April 2021

BOUAR, Central African Republic Refugees at the Carmelite Monastery of St. Elias in Bouar

On January 13, 2021, yet another failed coup plunged the population of the Central African Republic into panic.  2,385 persons, the majority of them women and children, fled from the rebel military and sought sanctuary in our Monastery of St. Eli...

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17 March 2021

Centre of Hope: a leap of faith. Discalced Carmelite friars in Nigerian prisons….

The Discalced Carmelite Missionaries from the Anglo-Irish Province who brought the Carmelite Ordre to Nigeria, as soon as they arrived in the Country embarked on a prison apostolate in the Diocese of Enugu whose Bishop had invaded them. One may as...

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28 January 2020

The Secretary of Missionary Cooperation of the Order visits the “Great Work – Obra Máxima”

Monday and Tuesday, January 13 and 14, 2020, Fr. Jerome Paluku, General Secretary for the Missionary Cooperation of our Order visited the San Sebastian site of the “Obra Máxima.” The objective of his visit was to congratulate and, above all, ...

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2 December 2019

Advent and Christmas: time to share…

Dear brothers and sisters, It Advent time! Soon it is Christmas! Christmas is also sharing with those who cannot celebrate the birth of the Lord because they have nothing or the...

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19 July 2018

The East Timor mission has been temporarily closed

On the 10th of December 2016, the Iberian Conference of Provincials, made up of the Provinces of Portugal, Navarre and Iberia, began a mission in East Timor. Despite all the efforts made, for the moment it has not been possible t...

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11 July 2018

The Lord brought us to youthfulness

Our OCD Mission Regional Vicariate of West Bengal & North East India has completed 20 years on 6th June 2018. With the permission of our General Superiors, the North East Indian Mission started in Kolkata (where liv...

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12 March 2018

News from the Timor mission

Recently, on the 31st of January, there arrived in East Timor the last of the missionaries who, for the moment, will be incorporated into this Young Teresian Carmel presence. It is Fr Nuno, a Discalced Carmelite, born in this country, w...

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12 March 2018

A belated Christmas – and dreams as big as trees

Newsletter from the Carmel in Bangui, 20 –22 January 2018  Where does it say that we always have to celebrate Christmas on 25 December? On the calendar naturally, as my more observant readers will tell me. You are righ...

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13 December 2017

Please, note the change!

Dear brothers, sisters, friends and benefactors, We would like to inform you that from this month of December 2017 the bank account for the Missions has been relocated. Be sure to delete any other bank details you have to use only: ...

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10 April 2017

Presence in the mission in Odisha stretching back over 25 years

A series of activities, which began with a round of celebrations in each community on the feast day of the Patroness of the Vicariate, St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, 1st October, 2016, in order to celebrate twenty-five years since th...

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19 February 2017

First Priestly Ordinations from North East India for the Regional Vicariate of West Bengal

January 2017 marks the most blessed month of the Vicariate of the Regional Vicariate of West Bengal, North East India of the Discalced Carmelites of the South Kerala Province. God granted us the first four OCD Priests from North India for o...

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3 February 2017

News from our missionaries in Bangui (Central African Republic)

We recently received a letter from our brother, Father Federico Trinchero, ocd, from the convent of Bangui in the Central African Republic. He sent news about our missionaries there, of which we provide a brief summary here. Currently, the ...

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18 December 2016

The East Timor mission moves forward

On December 10, 2016, the Father General of the Order, Saverio Cannistrà, granted official permission to begin the foundation of a new mission of Discalced Carmelite friars in East Timor. Fathers Noé Martins and Antonio Gonzalez, ocd, have been ...

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21 October 2016

Appeal for solidarity for the missions

Dear brothers and sisters! Thanks to the generosity of some monasteries of Carmelites nuns, some provinces of the Order and of some individual members of the OCDS, the centre of the Order, through the Missionary Cooperation Office (Mission ...

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6 October 2016

Opening and inauguration of the Saint Joseph monastery and spirituality centre in Nënshat, Albania

On the first of October, feast of St Therese of the Child Jesus, in the presence of Fr. General, Saverio Cannistrà, the monastery was opened in Nënshat, Albania, which forms part of the Province of Central Italy. In the morning, Mass was ...

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