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18 May 2020

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 bei...

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18 May 2020

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 an...

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26 April 2020

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 monas...

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26 April 2020

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,...

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16 April 2020

Clothing

On March 19, the feast of St. Joseph, the young Iraqi lady, SIHAM KHOURANI, received the Carmelite habit in the Carmel of Aleppo. Monsignor Georges Bou Khazen, Latin Bishop of Aleppo, presided at the ceremony, which took place in the monastery cha...

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9 April 2020

Contemplative nuns meet in Rome

On the 31st of January and the 1st of February, the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CIVCSVA) organized a meeting with the title: Economy at the service of contemplative for...

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9 April 2020

Generalate Organises Workshop for the 4 Associations in India

Vultum Dei Quaerere, Cor Orans and Art of Seeking God have introduced new trends in to women contemplative life. Several seminars, meetings were organised all over the world to understand and assimilate the novelty that the Church wants to introdu...

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27 March 2020

New federation in India

6 monasteries of Kerala (Thiruvalla, Kottiyam, Makayattoor, Eramallor, Kolayad and Trivandrum) and 3 from Srilanka (Colombo, Galle and Kandy) joined together to form a new federation under the patronage of St. John of the Cross. After receiving th...

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12 March 2020

Fire in Vilvoorde Carmel

While bushfires caused havoc in Australia and Taal Volcano erupted in the Philippines, the Sisters in Vilvoorde Carmel in Belgium had to deal with a fire in the monastery church, Troost Basilica. Two children had set alight the Christmas crib at t...

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14 February 2020

Thiruvalla Monastery, Kerala, India A place for the meeting of the various rites

St. Joseph’s Monastery of the Discalced Carmelites is the second oldest Discalced Carmelite Monastery in Kerala, the first one being that of Kottayam. It has a history of around 70 years. They were initially invited by the Syro Malancara Bishop ...

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28 December 2019

The 13th General Assembly of the Association of Monasteries of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in the Philippines

To call the recently concluded General Assembly ordinary would be to downgrade it.  For it is anything but ordinary and unexceptional. ...

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22 November 2019

XVI Federal Ordinary Assembly “Carmelites of Mexico”

From September 14th to 20th of this year, the Federation “San José de Guadalupe” of Discalced Ca...

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10 November 2019

Association of Carmelites in the Holy Land

The Association of Carmelites in the Holy Land is a fraternal bond of mutual help, it has existed since the end of the 90s. Today we have become a new reality which is now called, “Federation our Lady of Mount Carmel of the Carmelite Nuns in...

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23 October 2019

Activities of the Superior General and the Definitors

As we informed a few days ago, Father Saverio Cannistrá, Superior General, participated in the first elective assembly of the Association of the Most Holy Trinity, recently created in Italy. Elected in this assembly are: President: ...

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16 October 2019

Meeting of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Cyprus

Between the 16th and 21st of September, the Discalced Carmelite Nuns’ Association of the Holy Land and North Africa met in Cyprus to review their statutes, according to the Holy See’s provisions in the document Cor Or...

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