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Stella Maris

Stella Maris

Dear brothers, sisters, friends, We inform you that from our website carmelholylanddco.org in a testing phase you can watch 24/24 in streaming the central altar of our Basilica of Stella Maris and pray and contemplate the Virgin of Mount Carmel and the cave of the Prophet Elijah in real time […]

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Writings of Santa Teresa of the Andes

Writings of Santa Teresa of the Andes

To mark the first centenary of the death of St. Teresa of the Andes, the Discalced Carmelites of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit of the Andes are making available a website with the Saint’s complete, original writings. This community, located in the Diocese of San Felipe in Chile, this […]

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Commissariat of San José del Congo

Commissariat of San José del Congo

Our Order’s presence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Congo – or Congo Brazzaville – is an impassioned history that spans more than 50 years and that now reaches a new milestone with the creation of the Commissariat of San Jose del Congo by the […]

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Prague nuns Transfer

Prague nuns Transfer

After a long period of discernment, the Discalced Carmelites Nuns of Prague have left the monastery they occupied in the city, to move to a new one in Drasty, a small town located a few kilometres from the capital of the Czech Republic. The final transfer took place on the […]

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Listening and accompanying

Listening and accompanying

The pandemic crisis generated by COVID-19, with the consequent confinement of millions of people on five continents, has also affected the daily service that Discalced Carmelite friars and nuns offer to so many people, in the face of the impossibility of celebrating Mass in convents and monasteries, receiving visitors, performing […]

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Indian’s Journey in Combatting Covid -19

Indian’s Journey in Combatting Covid -19

COVID-19 has brought the world to a Stop! As we know it has already swallowed over 2,50,000 people and kept billions of people under panic and fear! Over 3 million people affected by the virus still growing!  Here is a small information on what’s happening in India As of 6th […]

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COVID-19 News

COVID-19 News

In recent weeks we have received some news about the pandemic caused by COVID-19. From the Iberian Province of Discalced Carmelites, the sad news arrived of the death of four religious because of the virus. There are reports of friars and nuns being infected and having to go to hospital. […]

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Updates on the website

Updates on the website

During the first days of May we have done some update work on the website. Therefore we have not been able to upload news to it since early May. Similarly, the next issue of COMMUNICATIONES will include less news than usual. We apologize and encourage you to follow the current […]

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Our Communities in the face of COVID-19

Our Communities in the face of COVID-19

The Information Secretary of the General OCD Curia has been made aware of a great number of initiatives being carried out by the religious of the Order to address the COVID-19 crisis. Also, we have confirmed that some religious provinces and monasteries are directly suffering the consequences of the pandemic […]

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General Definitory

General Definitory

The Father General as well as the Definitors are in Rome in the Generalate, according to the norms established by the Italian government in response to the crisis generated by COVID-19 which affects practically the entire world. From there, they wish first to send a fraternal greeting to all the […]

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