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Our Lady of Fatima: Disciple of Peace

​Friday, October 13, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the final appearance of Our Lady of Fatima to Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta in Fatima, Portugal. This final appearance became popularly known as the “Miracle of the Sun”. The children reported seeing a woman “brighter than the sun, shedding rays of …

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St Alberts 100th Anniversary

On Sunday, September 17th 2017 former alumni of St Alberts Jr. Seminary and friends of St Alberts gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of St Alberts Jr. Seminary in Middletown, NY. The Carmelites first started Mt Carmel parish in Middletown in 1912. At that time the Carmelites …

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Interview with Father Nicholas Blackwell, O.Carm

On August 31  Father Nicholas Blackwell, O.Carm. was interviewed by relevant radio with the morning show hosted by Glen Lewerenz. The live stream website is:  www.relevantradio.com/stream the Relevant Radio interviewed Fr. Nicholas on his recent article : ‘Who am I? I am a sinner.’ please click below to listen.  

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Carmelite Nicholas Dustin Blackwell Ordained a Priest

Middletown, NY – On Saturday, August 26, 2017 Carmelite Friar Nicholas Dustin Blackwell of the St. Elias Province of Carmelites was ordained a priest at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, NY. His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York was the ordaining prelate. …

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Three New Carmelites Ordained Deacons

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Friday, August 18, 2017, at Thu Duc Parish, three Carmelite students have been ordained deacons by Bishop of Joseph Nguyen Tan Tuoc, Bishop of the Diocese of Phu Cuong. Three deacons are Rev. Bro. Joseph Vinh Nguyen, O.Carm. Rev. Bro. John Baptist Tinh Pham, O.Carm. …

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2017 Carmelite JPIC Congress

In July 2017, a group of about 40 members of the global Carmelite family gathered for the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Congress held this year in Fatima, Portugal. These caring Carmelites spent the week studying, reflecting, praying and planning around various concerns related to justice, peace and …

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75th anniversary of the death of Blessed Titus Brandsma

On 26 of July 2017, we remember the 75° anniversary of the martyrdom of blessed Titus Brandsma in the concentration camp of Dachau. Born in the Frisian city of Bolsward, Holland, in 1881, Bl. Titus Brandsma joined the Carmelites while still young and was ordained priest in 1905. He undertook …

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