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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....

29 October 2021


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...

24 June 2021

Patrick DiVietri, OCDS, CANTATA CARMELITA A musical reflection on the mystical life of Theresa of Avila

Dr. Patrick DiVietri is a member of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites, a Pastoral Counselor, and an ACPE Psychotherapist Member, a professor of Philosophy and Theology, a musician, a composer, an author, and a family man.  He is the Execu...

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...

19 January 2021

News from Carmel in Malaysia

With great joy, we are sending the news which has reached us of our brothers and sisters in this Asian country. Despite the difficulties imposed due to the pandemic and keeping the security measures indicated by the authorities, the communi...

19 January 2021

A year dedicated to St. Joseph

At the time that the Apostolic Letter, Patris Corde, was published on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church, Pope Francis announced the start of a year dedicat...

23 December 2020

Merry Christmas from the Generalate

Dear brothers, the particular circumstances that our Community has been experiencing have prevented us from printing and sending the usual greetings card. However, we have prepared a digital version, with a s...

14 September 2020

Stella Maris

Dear brothers, sisters, friends, We inform you that from our website in a testing phase you can watch 24/24 in streaming the central altar of our Basilica of Stella Maris and pray an...

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...

28 November 2019

“Caring for Our Common Home”

This was the theme of the V Encounter of the CICLA-central OCDS (Secular Carmelites from the central section of the Circumscription of the International Confederation of Latin American Carmelites) which took place from ...

22 November 2019

Our Definitors in Latin America

Fr. Javier Mena, OCD, participated in the “Santa Teresa de los Andes and the Family Spirituality” Congress that took place in the city of Guatemala this past November from the 6th...

9 October 2019

IV Meeting of the OCDS of the South Cicla

Between the 19th and the 22nd of September 2019, nearly 80 members of the OCDS family from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay, accompanied by some OCD religious, gathered together in the house of the Epis...

8 May 2019

OCDS national meetings in Malaysia and the Philippines

OCDS members in Malaysia and the Philippines held their triennial meetings from from the 25th to the 28th of April last. In Malaysia, our brothers and sisters of the Secular order gathered in Kuala Lumpur to reflect on...