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1 July 2021

Inauguration of the Memorial to Father Jacques de Jésus

On the 2nd of June, 2021, the Memorial to Fr Jacques was inaugurated in the Avon monastery (Paris, France). The day began with Mass, at which presided Monsignor Nahmias, Bishop of Meaux. Also present were our Father General and Monsigno...

14 June 2021

Meeting at the Kinshasa Teresianum Center (RDC─ Democratic Republic of the Congo) of the Federation of Carmelite Nuns of French-speaking Africa.

The meeting of the Federation of Carmelite nuns of French-speaking Africa was held in Kinshasa from May 3 to May 20, 2021. The federation consists of 11 monasteries located in 6 countries (Cameroon, Burundi, R.D.C, Congo Brazza, Ivory Coast, Rwand...

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...

28 December 2020

Fr General at the Teresianum

As has been customary in recent years, December the 14th, feast of St. John of the Cross, was a special day for the three communities of the Teresianum: Br. Mari Domingo Savio of Korea, Br. John of the conversion of St Paul from Vietnam...

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...

12 December 2020

Return to normality

On December the 3rd, the feast of Saint Francis Xavier, we received exceptionally good news in the General Curia: molecular tests for the detection of coronavirus gave a negative result. Thus, was overcome the COVID-19 contagious situat...

13 November 2020

The first Chapter Congress in the Congo

The first Chapter Congress of the new Commissariat of St. Joseph of the Congo took place from 24th – 29th September, presided by Fr. General, Saverio Cannistrà, who was accompanied by Fr. Daniel Ehigie, the Definitor for Africa. Apar...

8 November 2020


Our communities of brothers and sisters have not been left out of the pandemic affecting all of humanity. Right from the beginning we have tried to accompany and help those closest to us in various ways and joining the pope and the Church in praye...

5 April 2020

A WISH IN TIME OF TRIBULATION | Message of the General Provost


12 March 2020

Activity of Fr General

From the 4th of January to the 2nd of February, Fr. Saverio Cannistrà, ocd, made a pastoral visit to the Caribbean Commissariat. In this area of jurisdiction, our religious are present in Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Puerto...

7 March 2020

Message of the General Provost on the 250th anniversary of the death of St. Teresa Margaret of the Heart of Jesus

March 7th of this year is the 250th anniversary of the death of St. Teresa Margaret of the Heart of Jesus, a Carmelite nun of Florence. She was born in Arezzo on July 15, 1747, the second of thirteen children, and was baptize...

24 December 2019

Merry Christmas

Who can make me happier than God? In Him I find everything (S. Teresa de Los Andes). Merry Christmas! fr. Saverio Cannistrà, General S...

19 December 2019

News about Fr General

Fr Saverio Cannistrà, our General, took part in the ordinary meeting of the Union of Superiors General, held at Ariccia, Rome, Italy, between the 27th and 29...

23 October 2019

IV Carmelite Congress of Africa, Madagascar and the Islands of the Indian Ocean

The fourth Teresian Carmelite Congress of Africa, Madagascar, and the Islands and the Indian Ocean took place from October 13 to 18, 2019. The focus was fraternal life. On Sunday, October 13, 2019, the activities began with a Pontifical Mas...