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New Students at St Therese Priory

On Monday, February 20, 2017 Carmelites from the three communities in Vietnam gathered at St Therese priory to welcome four new students into the Carmeltie Formation program.  They are: John Hoang Van Thu, Joseph Mary Pham Thanh Linh, Martino Ngo Van Dang and Nicholas Duong Thanh Dat.  During mass each …

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Third International Congress of Laity in Asia-Australia-Oceana

Lay Carmelites from Asia gathered for the Third International  Congress for the Carmelite Laity in Asia-Australia-Oceana from February 15 – February 20 in Vung Tau, Vietnam.   This gathering was an opportunity for all members of the Carmelite Family to meet with Prior General, to study, to share and to enrich their …

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Fatima Statue

On Saturday, February 4, 2017 a statue of our Lady of Mount Carmel as she appeared in Fatima in 1917 was enthroned at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, NY.  In the final Fatima vision on October 13, 1917, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to …

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Our Hearts with Christ Youth Retreat

Spirit of the Living God On Saturday, January 28, 2017 the Carmelite parish of St Simon Stock/St Joseph in the Bronx sponsored a youth retreat from 9am to 7pm in the gym of St Simon Stock school.  More than 110 teenagers attended from St Simon Stock/St Joseph and other parishes. 

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Carmelites in Support of Refugees

On Sunday, January 29, 2017 Carmelites participated in an impromptu celebration of the Eucharist in Lafayette Square in front of the White House to express their solidarity with refugees and immigrants.  More that 550 people attended the mass which was organized using social media by young Catholics and a grassroots …

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