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14 August 2018

Meeting in Brazil

Invited by the Latin American nuns, Fr General went to Brazil to have a meeting, from the 26th to the 29th July, with 160 Discalced Carmelite nuns and 20 friars from Latin America and the Caribbean. Accompanying Fr Saverio wa...

8 August 2018

Formation course for the Italian nuns in Nënshat, Albania

Young nuns from the Italian “Mater Carmeli” Federation of monasteries began a meeting on June 9th in the spirituality house of the Discalced Carmelite Fathers in Nënshat, Albania. Professed nuns together with those under formation numbered 23...

30 July 2018

Cardinal Braz de Aviz visits the Discalced Carmelites of Bologna

On June 10th, our sisters in Bologna received a fraternal visit from the Cardinal Prefect of the CIVCSVA, João Cardinal Bráz de Aviz, who was traveling to nearby Pontecchio Marconi to participate in a day of the General Chapter of Father Kolbe...

19 July 2018

Fr General, visiting Dutch Carmel

Towards the end of June, Fr Saverio Cannistrà, ocd, Superior General, visited our Carmelite brothers and sisters in Holland, accompanied by his secretary, Fr Rafal Willkowski. He was able to meet all the friars of the Semiprovince and to visit, a...

1 June 2018

The feminine Teresian Carmel in Chile

The Discalced Carmelite nuns of Chile recently published a text titled, “The daughters of Saint Teresa in Chile,” in homage to Holy Mother Teresa in the context of the celebration of the fifth centenary of her birth. The book begins wit...

3 May 2018

450 years of the foundation of Malagón (the third foundation of St Teresa)

“On Palm Sunday, [the 11th of April] in the year 1568, with the people of the town, we went in procession to the church, in our white mantles and with veils covering our faces. A sermon was preached there, and from that church the Ble...

24 April 2018

The Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Panama will prepare hosts for the World Youth Day

On the 25th of January 2017, with six foundresses coming from Ecuador, life began in the Teresian Carmelite nuns’ monastery of St Joseph and Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity, in the Panamanian diocese of Colón-Kuna Yala. As the ...

5 March 2018

Indian nuns with Fr. General and the Definitor

On 3rd February, Eucharistic was celebrated by Fr. General and the Definitor along with all the provincials and all the Prioresses of Indian Carmel and the office bearers of the three associations in India. Our sisters gathered at Hyder...

27 January 2018

News from the Carmel in Tangiers (Morocco)

The community of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Tangiers have sent us some news which we wish to share with you. During 2017, two Sisters arrived to build up the community by their presence: Sister Sidioly, originally from Bolivia, who came fr...

18 January 2018

The Tolentino Discalced Carmelite Nuns

In this information service, we frequently receive enquiries about the situation of our Discalced Carmelite sisters in Tolentino, who, as we informed you on the 3rd of November 2016, had to abandon their monastery after severe damage ca...

29 December 2017

Moncalieri: Conclusion of the Third Centenary celebrations of the death of the Blessed Mary of the Angels

A solemn celebration on December 18 was held to mark the closure of the third centenary of the death of Blessed Mary of the Angels, foundress of the Carmelite monastery of “Saint Joseph of the Mother of God” in Moncalieri (Turin). The ...

5 December 2017

Discalced Carmelite Nuns meet in the CITeS

Nearly seventy Discalced Carmelite nuns from several Spanish and Portuguese monasteries met in Avila’s CITeS—University of Mysticism during the first days of November. The purpose of the meeting was to study and reflect on Pope Francis’ Apos...

18 November 2017

Jubilee celebration: 125 years of foundation at the Monastery of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Haifa – Israel

“Let us live on the holy mountain for the glory and honor of God” We sang the hymn of the jubilee with full voice to thank the Lord who, in his love and Providence, wanted and supported this presence throughout our history, desp...

30 September 2017

Reunion of the Middle Eastern Carmel

The annual meeting of the Middle Eastern Carmel recently took place with the participation of Discalced Carmelite nuns of that region (from the four monasteries of the Holy Land) as well as from Egypt (Faiyum) and Tangier (Morocco). The theme was ...

30 September 2017

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I visits the Bologna monastery

Our Discalced Carmelite sisters of Bologna, Italy, recount the historic visit: “During his recent stay in Bologna on the occasion of the closing celebrations of the Eucharistic Congress, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I kindly accepted ...