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News from Carmel in Malaysia

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 communities of friars, nuns and seculars in Malaysia celebrated a three-fold […]

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Death of Fr. Reginald Foster

Death of Fr. Reginald Foster

On 25th December, Fr. Reginald Thomas Foster, Discalced Carmelite of the Province of Washington, died in St. Anne’s hospital in Milwaukee. He had been moved there eight days previously after testing positive for coronavirus and in addition to the care received in the hospital, his progress was monitored daily by […]

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Centenary for the de “LA OBRA MÁXIMA”

Centenary for the de “LA OBRA MÁXIMA”

Publication of La Obra Máxima began in January 1921 thanks to the missionary zeal of Ven. Fr. Juan Vicente Zengotita (1862-1943) who, after 17 fruitful years of pastoral duties in India, on his return to Spain, with Carmelite, missionary sensitivity, wanted to launch a publication which continues to be a […]

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Fr General at the Teresianum

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, Br. Justin Maria of Jesus Crucified […]

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Online Activities

Online Activities

Our brothers and sisters around the world (nuns, friars, and Secular Order members) are contributing in many ways to bring comfort and hope to people suffering from the pandemic provoked by the coronavirus. Among these contributions, it is worth emphasizing the community or individual work on the internet carried out […]

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Inauguration of the Chair of Carmelite Studies

Inauguration of the Chair of Carmelite Studies

Recently, on December the 14th, as we communicated through our social networks, the inaugural conference of the Chair of Carmelite Studies at the Catholic University of America took place. The problems generated by the COVID-19 pandemic had significantly delayed the inauguration, which was able to be carried out by means […]

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Return to normality

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 situation that lasted in the General House for one month. None of those infected […]

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Bernard Sesé dies

Bernard Sesé dies

Recently, on the 6th of November, there died in Paris Bernard Sesé, the professor of Spanish literature and French poet. A member of the Royal Spanish Academy in France since 1996, he devoted much of his life to the study of Spanish poets and writers which, in 1980,  earned him […]

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Newly erected monastery of Carmel Jakarta

Newly erected monastery of Carmel Jakarta

The Archbishop of Jakarta, Ignatius Cardinal Suharyo presided over the Solemn Mass on October 15, 2020 where the decree of erection issued by the Cardinal was read. It was an Online Mass since Jakarta is the worst affected zone from the corona virus. It turned out to be God’s Providence […]

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