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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...

13 July 2019

Interview with father Saverio Cannistrà on his nomination as a member of the congregation for the institutes of consecrated life and societies of apostolic life

Dear Father Saverio: We are delighted with the recent news of your nomination to the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. What does this mean for you? Did it come as a surprise?  ...

21 August 2018

Fr General’s Agenda

In the recent month of July, Fr Saverio Cannistrà ocd, Superior General, paid a fraternal visit to the friars and nuns in Hungary. Later on he took part in an international meeting in Brazil with the nuns of Latin America, as we have already info...

15 June 2018

Fr Saverio in the 2018 Synod

On the 28th of May, Fr. Mauro Jöhri, OFMCap, President of the USG, gave Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, the Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops, the names of the Superiors General, elected during the recent Assembly of the Union of ...

9 May 2018

Fr Saverio Cannistrà, Superior General, is visiting the Iberian Province

Fr Saverio Cannistrà  is visiting the Discalced Carmelite Iberian Province of St Teresa of Jesus from the 3rd of April to the 15th of May. This visit will be completed later on (towards the end of this year) by Fr Agustí B...

30 July 2017

Letter from Fr. Saverio Cannistrà, Superior General OCD, on the occasion of the death of Fr. Felipe Sainz de Baranda

Fr. Felipe has left us. It was not expected, because – despite his age and a few health issues, which he had – he was in good health and above all, because we never expect that someone like him could leave us. I cannot forget...

3 June 2017

Fr General in the Commissariat of the Caribbean

Immediately after the end of the meeting of the General Definitory, our General, Fr Saverio Cannistrà, will make a visit to the Caribbean Commissariat from the 13th to the 27th of June. Being with our Caribbean friars during...

21 March 2017

Visit of the Fr. General

Fr. General, Saverio Cannistrà, is visiting members of the Secular Carmel, nuns and friars from 12th to 24th March, in Belgium, Sweden and Denmark, staying in different monasteries and convents: those of Ghent, Bruges, Antwe...

22 January 2017

Father General visits Latin America

On Saturday, January 7th, Father General left Rome heading for São Paulo, Brazil, to participate in the Chapter of the Province of Southeastern Brazil. The Chapter was celebrated from January 9th through 13th in São Roque. He was also able to me...

10 July 2016

Conference by Fr Saverio to the Union of Superiors General (USG)

  As those who frequent our social networks already know, during the 87th monthly Assembly of Superiors General, which took place at the end of last May, Fr Saverio Cannistrà, our Superior General, gave a conference with th...

12 June 2016

Letter from the OCarm and OCD Generals

On 11th June 2016, the Prior General of the Order of Carmel, Fr Fernando Millán and our Father General, Fr Saverio Cannistrà, sent a joint letter to the whole family of Carmel. Its title is inspired by a quotation from Holy Mother Ter...