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25 August 2021

General Chapter 2021

It is with the words of Father General’s video message of 9th August that we would like to begin this Communication, slightly different from the usual. As you know, the General Chapter will be held in Rome from Monday 30th August. A total of...

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8 July 2021

Interreligious meeting in Mazille Carmel (France)

On Sunday, June 6, at the Carmel of Peace (Mazille, France), Buddhists, Jews, Christians of various denominations, Muslims and non-believers met to reflect on the theme of forgiveness. Because of health measures, the assembly had to be significant...

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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...

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1 July 2021

A Theatrical visit to Gotarrendura

The residence of the Ahumada family in Gotarrendura (Avila, Spain) was one of the favorite places of entertainment for the 16th-century nobility. It was the dowry of Beatriz de Ahumada, Teresa’s mother, which Alonso de Cepeda, her father, co...

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24 June 2021

Patrick DiVietri, OCDS, CANTATA CARMELITA A musical reflection on the mystical life of Theresa of Avila

Dr. Patrick DiVietri is a member of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites, a Pastoral Counselor, and an ACPE Psychotherapist Member, a professor of Philosophy and Theology, a musician, a composer, an author, and a family man.  He is the Execu...

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24 June 2021

Lipa Carmel’s 75th Anniversary of Foundation (written by the sisters of Lipa)

Founded on 31May 1946, our Carmel is celebrating this year our Diamond Jubilee of Foundation, 75 years of prayerful presence in the Archdiocese of Lipa (Batangas, Philippines). It is a very rare grace that our Founder was Bishop Alfredo Verzosa an...

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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...

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7 June 2021

Death of Father Domingo (Angel) Fernandez de Mendiola, OCD, 1924-2021.

Last Saturday, May 15, we received the news of the death of Father Domingo (Angel) Fernandez de Mendiola, OCD, at the age of 96, in the monastery of Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain). He joined the Carmelite novitiate in Larrea (Spain) in 1939. Doctor of Do...

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7 June 2021

100th birthday of Father Boniface Honings, OCD.

Our brother was born on May 11, 1921 in Sittard (Netherlands). Today he lives in Rome at the Teresianum. His is a life dedicated to God by means of teaching that should be celebrated: Doctor in Moral Theology, Professor at the Teresianum, at the U...

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31 May 2021

Interprovincial second noviciate in India

As every year, the Interprovincial Council of India has organised, even at present, a second noviciate of 7 weeks in view of solemn vows. All the brothers preparing for solemn profession this year have come from all over India to take part: a tota...

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31 May 2021

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux at UNESCO

On April 16, 2021, the UNESCO Executive Council approved the candidacy of Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the 2022/2023 biennial, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of her birth. It should also be noted, by the way, that 2023 will also be t...

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27 May 2021

Extracts from the video-message of Pope Francis at the closing of the Congress “Mujer excepcional”

(…) Teresa of Jesus is exceptional, first of all, because she is holy. Her docility to the Spirit united her to Christ and she remained “all afire with the love of God”. She expressed her experience with beautiful words, saying: “Already I...

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26 May 2021

Avila celebrates the 50th anniversary of the doctorate of Saint Teresa of Jesus

From April 12 to 15, Avila welcomed the International Congress “Saint Teresa of Jesus, an Exceptional Woman” on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of Saint Teresa of Jesus as a Doctor of the Ch...

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30 April 2021

Pope Francis appoints two members of the Carmelite family as consultors to the CIVCSVA.

We learned on March 12 that Pope Francis has named Mother Elsa Campa, prioress of the Carmelites of Alba and Villagarcía de Campos (Spain), and president of the Federation of the Discalced Carmelites, as consultor to the Congregation for Inst...

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30 April 2021

Father Teófanes Egido, OCD, received the Castilla y León Prize in Social and Human Sciences for its 2020 edition.

Father Teófanes was born in Gajates (Spain) in 1936. He dedicated his whole life to History. He was a professor of modern history at the University of Valladolid until 2001 and was the official chronicler of the city of Valladolid (Spain) for 17 ...

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