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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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22 August 2017

The Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Panama

Eight months from the arrival of our Discalced Carmelite sisters in Panama, we share a brief account of their first steps in this Central American country: “We arrived enthusiastically in Panama on January 23, 2017. The foundation was ina...

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4 May 2017

Father Saverio meets with the nuns of the United States of America

Father General met with 162 Discalced Carmelite nuns from monasteries in the United States from April 25th to 29th in St. Louis (Missouri). The meeting can be regarded as historic, and its organization was aided by some OCDS members. Father...

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21 March 2017

The Discalced Carmelites in Tangiers (Morocco)

The presence of the Teresian Carmel in Morocco, as made evident by the community of Discalced Carmelites in Tangiers, continues its work in those Islamic lands with God’s help. It has been involved with various activities promoted by the ...

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25 February 2017

The Carmelite nuns of Kananga-Malole, evacuated

For more than a year in the region of Kananga (Democratic Republic of the Congo) there have been clashes between members of the ethnic tribal majority and the central government of Kinshasa, resulting in the death of the local leader Kamuina Nsapu...

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13 January 2017

Letter from our nuns in Aleppo

As you can imagine, it was with great joy that the General Curia received a letter sent to Fr General on 21st December from our nuns in Aleppo. We published the complete letter in French and Spanish on our social networks on the 27...

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3 November 2016

Earthquake in Italy: the nuns in Tolentino temporarily abandon their convent

On 30th October, we learnt, through social networks, of the damage wrought in some Discalced Carmelite convents by the powerful earthquake, which took place at 7:41 a.m. the same day. Three communities in particular suffered the ...

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3 November 2016

Carmelite sisters in Aleppo

On 22nd October, a distressing picture spread through social and communication media: a missile had fallen into the kitchen garden of the Discalced Carmelites of Aleppo in Syria, although it did not explode, thanks be to God. Whe...

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