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7 January 2019

Carmel: 400 years in Bologna

A ceremony began the celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the foundation of the monastery of Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Bologna, the Father Provincial of the Discalced Carmelites of Lombardy presiding. Thanking God for the 400 years of...

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17 December 2018

A new Venerable Discalced Carmelite nun

On the 7th of November 2018, our Holy Father Pope Francis received in audience His Excellency Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints. During the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregat...

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17 December 2018

South Asian Associations guided to adapt the new trends

In the month of November 2018, The two associations of our nuns in India namely the North East and South West had their Ordinary General assemblies. For the North East it was at Soso Carmel, Jharkhand (nov. 14-21) and the South West at Sadb...

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10 November 2018

Course for the Our Lady of Mt Carmel Association ─South Brasil

From the 21st to the 28th of September 2018, the Carmelite nuns of the Our Lady of Mt Carmel Association ─South Brasil─ gathered together in the St John of the Cross House of Prayer in Porto Alegre, to take part in a cour...

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11 October 2018

Our Lady of Mount Carmel in China

The COMMUNICATIONES number 257 (05/08/2014) included some errors about the foundation of the Hong Kong Carmel in China. Specifically, the monastery of Hong Kong was officially founded in 1937 (not in 1923) and from then until today the Disc...

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9 October 2018

The Italian feminine Discalced Carmel with the Fr. General in Rome

From 14th-16th September, the municipality of Sacrofarno near Rome (Italy) was the scene of an encounter between the Fr. General and a good number of Mother superiors of Italian Discalced Carmelite nuns in Italy. Although the...

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1 October 2018

The Discalced Carmelite Nuns’ Federation of St Joseph of Guadalupe in Mexico celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its Canonical Foundation

On the 24th of September, began the activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the federation of the Mexican Discalced Carmelite nuns, with a Eucharistic celebration at which presided our Father General, Fr. Saver...

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1 October 2018

Gathering of Discalced Carmelite nuns in the Teresianum

More than thirty Discalced Carmelite nuns in charge of formation and superiors of their communities met between 7th-13th September last in the Teresianum in Rome. During the encounter, the nuns who took part attended two cour...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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