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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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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 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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7 November 2021

HUGE COMPLEX AT CARMEL OF BANGUI (CENTRAL AFRICA)

On 16 July, at the conclusion of a Mass presided over by Cardinal Dieudonne Nzapalaing, the foundation stone for a new convent of Bangui Carmel was finally laid.  We had been waiting for this moment for many years. In 2006 we had built a monaster...

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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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