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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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15 December 2021

The Prague nuns begin to build a new Carmel of Saint Joseph

Due to the noise and lack of space in our former monastery, we decided to leave the centre of the capital city of the Czech Republic and move our monastery to the suburbs, in the small village of Drasty, in East Prague, where we bought a former co...

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6 December 2021

Centenary of the Carmel of Pâquier (Switzerland)

After a first attempt in 1867 near Geneva, in August 1914, Mme. Delaître, a French widow, supported by a group of benefactors from the Paris region, bought the Little Castle of Lully (Switzerland) with the aim of establishing a prayer community f...

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6 December 2021

UNESCO joins the 150th anniversary of the birth of Thérèse of Lisieux

The bells of the Basilica of Lisieux announced good news: Thérèse of Lisieux has been inserted into the 2022/2023 calendar of anniversaries to which UNESCO will join on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Saint Thérèse (1873-...

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29 October 2021

OCD PROVINCES OF BRAZIL ORGANISE A CONGRESS IN HONOUR OF SAINT JOSEPH

In honour of this year dedicated to St. Joseph, the Ist Interprovincial OCD Congress was held from 9-15 October.  The theme for the Congress was “Saint Joseph: between silence and action”.  The online event, organised by the OCD Provinces of...

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29 October 2021

CHIQUITUNGA RETURNS TO PARAGUAY

Blessed Maria Felicia of Jesus of the Blessed Sacrament, OCD, called “Chiquitunga” (the Little One), is the first Paraguayan to be beatified.  She died on 28 April 1959 at the age of 34 and her relics were transferred to Rome three years ago ...

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8 July 2021

Interreligious meeting in Mazille Carmel (France)

On Sunday, June 6, at the Carmel of Peace (Mazille, France), Buddhists, Jews, Christians of various denominations, Muslims and non-believers met to reflect on the theme of forgiveness. Because of health measures, the assembly had to be significant...

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1 July 2021

A Theatrical visit to Gotarrendura

The residence of the Ahumada family in Gotarrendura (Avila, Spain) was one of the favorite places of entertainment for the 16th-century nobility. It was the dowry of Beatriz de Ahumada, Teresa’s mother, which Alonso de Cepeda, her father, co...

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24 June 2021

Lipa Carmel’s 75th Anniversary of Foundation (written by the sisters of Lipa)

Founded on 31May 1946, our Carmel is celebrating this year our Diamond Jubilee of Foundation, 75 years of prayerful presence in the Archdiocese of Lipa (Batangas, Philippines). It is a very rare grace that our Founder was Bishop Alfredo Verzosa an...

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14 June 2021

Meeting at the Kinshasa Teresianum Center (RDC─ Democratic Republic of the Congo) of the Federation of Carmelite Nuns of French-speaking Africa.

The meeting of the Federation of Carmelite nuns of French-speaking Africa was held in Kinshasa from May 3 to May 20, 2021. The federation consists of 11 monasteries located in 6 countries (Cameroon, Burundi, R.D.C, Congo Brazza, Ivory Coast, Rwand...

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31 May 2021

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux at UNESCO

On April 16, 2021, the UNESCO Executive Council approved the candidacy of Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the 2022/2023 biennial, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of her birth. It should also be noted, by the way, that 2023 will also be t...

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26 May 2021

Avila celebrates the 50th anniversary of the doctorate of Saint Teresa of Jesus

From April 12 to 15, Avila welcomed the International Congress “Saint Teresa of Jesus, an Exceptional Woman” on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of Saint Teresa of Jesus as a Doctor of the Ch...

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30 April 2021

Pope Francis appoints two members of the Carmelite family as consultors to the CIVCSVA.

We learned on March 12 that Pope Francis has named Mother Elsa Campa, prioress of the Carmelites of Alba and Villagarcía de Campos (Spain), and president of the Federation of the Discalced Carmelites, as consultor to the Congregation for Inst...

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