Fr. Ramiro Casale

General Delegate for OCDS


Fr. Ramiro was born in the city of Zacatecas, Mexico, 28 June 1971. He made his Religious Carmelite Profession in the California-Arizona Province of the USA. He studied Philosophy and Literature at Mount Angel Seminary in Oregon, USA, and Theology at the Teresianum and Psychology at the Salesian Pontifical University, in Rome. He was ordained a Priest, 20 June 2009, in Alhambra, California.

He has served in roles as Representative of Students and President of The Conference of Students of the Holy See, Master of Novices, Responsible for The Carmelite Institute of Spirituality at Stanwood, Washington and has also been on the Retreat House Staff of the El Carmelo Retreat Centre in Redlands, California (USA).


The responsibility of the Delegate General is outlined in the Constitutions of the Secular Order in paragraph 41: A general Delegate assists the Superior General. His responsibility is to further relations between the Religious and the Seculars and to maintain contact with the Provincial Delegates and Assistants to each community, to ensure the purpose and well-being of the Secular Order.