News Nuns Archivi - CARMELITANI SCALZI

18 May 2022

DAY: 18th April 2022 EASTER MONDAY

Dawn in Gwozdawa. I was quick in getting up to go with them for the time of prayer. We began with Morning Prayer. Mass followed at 7.20. The church was filled with lovely people. There were some children in the front row, elderly women and some mi...

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21 April 2022

Visit of Father General to the Shrine of Saint Teresa of Los Andes (Chile)

On Sunday, February 20, the community of the Shrine of Sainta Teresa of Los Andes was celebrating the visit of Father Miguel Márquez. This coincided with the visit of the Animator General of the Sisters, Sister María José Gay. Both came on pilg...

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18 April 2022

News from the Secular Carmel in Ukraine – From Verinica Zuieva, OCDS in Kiev

I would like to share with you the current situation of our OCDS communities in Ukraine. There are 46 of us who want to live by Carmelite spirituality. But first, let’s make a brief history of Secular Carmel in our Eastern European land....

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12 April 2022

Inauguration of the Teresian Jubilee

Avila The opening of the Holy Door on Sunday, March the 13th, by the Bishop of Avila, Msgr. José María Gil Tamayo, marked the beginning of the Jubilee Year. The church of the La Santa Monaste...

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21 March 2022

NEWS FROM THE CARMELITE NUNS IN TONGA

On Saturday 15 January, the eruption of an under-water volcano near Tonga caused tsunamis in various islands of the South Pacific Ocean. Sea levels rose along the coast of Peru and the Pacific coasts of the United States, while tsunamis and evacua...

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14 March 2022

FATHER GENERAL VISITS THE HOLY LAND

Our General, Fr. Miguel Marquez, paid a fraternal visit to the Carmelites in the Holy Land from 19 January until 2 February 2022. Going back to a General Chapter of 1632, there is a tradition that Fr. General is also the Prior of Mount Carmel. Thi...

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7 March 2022

AVILA: JUBILEE YEAR FOR IV CENTENARY OF SAINT TERESA’S CANONIZATION | 12 March 2022 – 15 October 2023

At the request of Mons. Gil Tamayo, Bishop of Avila, Pope Francis has decreed that Avila will celebrate a Jubilee Year to mark the IV centenary of the canonization of St. Teresa of Jesus. This Jubilee will have an unusual duration: it will be cele...

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3 March 2022

Call for help Ukraine

My dear brothers and sisters, We are all united with Ukraine and with our brothers and sisters there. We forward to you this urgent request for help for the needs of the people of Ukraine. At this moment I ask you for generosity...

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27 February 2022

Solemn Professions in the Hai Phong Carmel (Vietnam)

The Hai Phong Monastery of Carmelite nuns is situated in the Diocese of Nam Am, Vietnam. It was founded from the Hue Carmel. Two years after its inauguration, the monastery continues to grow both in terms of nuns and those from the locality. On De...

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24 February 2022

Message from our Father General

I would like to address the whole Order, friars, nuns and members of the OCDS, in this dramatic and terrible moment: in union with the call and anguished supplication of Pope Francis to all the People of God, I would like to ask you most ardently,...

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15 February 2022

News from the Secular Order in Iceland

On December 11, 2021, six members in formation in the Discalced Carmelite Secular Order in Hafnarfjörður made their temporary Promises in the OCDS, during a celebration in the Monastery of the Discalced Carmelite nuns in Hafnarfjörður. Presidi...

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2 February 2022

Father General’s Visit to Poland

The year 2021 was a Jubilee Year for the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters of the Child Jesus. Exactly 100 years ago, on December 31, the Religious Institute was born, founded by the Servant of God Fr. Anzelm Gądek OCD and the Servant of God,...

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24 January 2022

95th anniversary of the foundation of the Carmel of Quezon City (Philippines)

The Carmel of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus celebrated its 95th foundation anniversary last November 24, 2021. His Grace, the Most Reverend Charles J. Brown, D.D., Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, led the Thanksgiving Mass, toget...

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21 January 2022

CARMELITE NUNS OF TOLENTINO (ITALY): BLESSING AS WORK BEGINS

On December 11th, the Nuns of Tolentino, had the blessing, not of the first stone of their future convent, but rather of its first plank of wood.  It had  happened, that as Mass began on the 30th October 2016, an earthquake...

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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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