News Superior General Archivi - CARMELITANI SCALZI

2 June 2024

SPAIN: COMMENCEMENT OF RESEARCH ON THE TOMB OF SAINT TERESA OF JESUS

Since August 2022, the Discalced Carmelite Order has been studying and preparing projects regarding the re-opening of St. Teresa’s tomb in Alba de Tormes.  Her tomb has not been opened since 1914 and it is now hoped to undertake serious researc...

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5 May 2024

INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF OCD NUNS Nemi (Italy) – 14th to 20th April 2024

Daily Chronicle Sunday 14.04.2024 World-wide representatives of Discalced Carmelite Nuns gathered this evening at the Centro ad Gentes in Nemi, to commence work on the revision of their ...

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2 May 2024

OCD and OCarm met at Monastery in Bocca di Magra

On April 2-6, 2024, the General Councils of the OCD and of the OCarm met at the Discalced Carmelite Monastery of Santa Croce, Bocca di Magra, Liguria. As has become the tradition since 1991, the two Councils meet twice a year, in June and D...

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4 December 2023

Philippines: celebrating 100 years of the Carmelite Nuns presence

The Carmelite Communities all over the Philippines rejoice in thanking the Lord for the gift of 100 years of God’s faithfulness and love. It started in Jaro in November  1923 when Bishop James Paul McCloskey requested the Carmelite Nuns in ...

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25 September 2023

Italy: OCDS National Congress

Secular Carmelites from all the Italian OCDS Provinces gathered in considerable numbers in Ariccia from the 12th to 15th July to celebrate their National Congress.  The theme for this year’s meeting was “The sear...

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16 September 2023

Young OCD Associates begin YOUTH DAY in Fatima

Prior to proceeding to Lisbon for the official  YOUTH  DAY  celebrations with Pope Francis, some young OCD Associates gathered in Fatima under Our Blessed Lady’s mantle on 31 July.  We were about 200, coming from different countries and thre...

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6 July 2023

Italy: Therese and her parents voyage to Rome

At the initiative of the Pontifical Russicum College in Rome, the relics of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus and her parents, Louis and Zélie Martin, came on pilgrimage to Rome from the 6th to the 16th of June. On Jun...

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19 April 2023

SYRIA: Chronicle from destruction and hope… FEBRUARY 25-27, 2023

Saturday the 25th of February 2023 Destination Aleppo   After the days spent in Iraq celebrating the 400th anniversary of the presence of the Carmelites in the land...

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19 April 2023

400 years of the presence of Carmel in Iraq

It has been 400 years since the Discalced Carmelites first arrived in these lands of Iraq. It was in Basra, southern Iraq, not far from the Persian Gulf. Though today the Mission is under the responsibility of the Paris Province, the founder was P...

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15 March 2023

Meeting of the Formators of Europe and the Middle East

From the 31st of January to the 2nd of February, more than thirty Formators met to discuss the revision of the Ratio Institutionis. They addressed issues related to the different phases of training and the elements t...

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11 March 2023

Meeting of the Conferences of the Superiors of French- and English-speaking Africa and Madagascar

From the 21st to the 30th of January 2023, the first joint meeting of the Conferences of OCD Superiors of French- and English-speaking Africa and Madagascar was held in Yaoundé. These conferences are an important element in ...

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7 March 2023

EGYPT: CANONICAL VISIT

From the 6th to the 16th of February, we had the joy of having Fr General ─ Fr. Miguel in our midst, as well as the Definitor for the Middle East, Father Christophe-Marie. On February the 12th, we opened t...

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24 February 2023

FEBRUARY 24, 2023, PRAYER IN ALL THE TERESIAN CARMEL, TO ASK FOR PEACE IN UKRAINE.

TO ALL THE TERESIAN CARMEL: DISCALCED CARMELITES, SECULAR CARMELITES, CARMELITE FAMILY….   “Give us Peace in Ukraine, Lord”. Tomorrow, Febru...

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22 January 2023

Brazil: Canonical establishment of OCDS communities in the North/Northeast

The OCDS of the North/Northeast celebrated with joy and enthusiasm the canonical establishment of the communities of Saint Joseph of St Teresa and Flower of Carmel of St Therese, both in Fortaleza; as well as the community of St Teresa of Los Ande...

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10 January 2023

Italy: the OCDS of the Venice province meet with Father General

On Saturday, December 3rd, in the Monastery of the Carmelite Fathers of Verona, the OCDS Communities of the Venice Province lived an afternoon of joyful fraternity together with Father General, Fr. Miguel Márquez Calle, Father Roberto ...

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