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Pope Francis words at the Angelus prayer, 16 July 2017

Mon, 2017-07-17 00:02
No:  54/2017 – 16 – 07

 

“May the Mother of God, who today we remember with the title Blessed Virgin of Mount Carmel, unsurpassable in receiving the Word of God and putting it into practice (Cf. Luke 8:21), help us to purify our heart and to keep the presence of the Lord.” …

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IN SOLLEMNITATE B.V. MARIAE DE MONTE CARMELO

Sat, 2017-07-15 03:43
No:  53/2017 – 15 – 07

 

Flos Carmeli, vitis florigera,
splendor caeli, Virgo puerpera singularis.
Mater mitis, sed viri nescia,
Carmelitis esto propitia,
stella maris.

IN SOLLEMNITATE B.V. MARIAE DE MONTE CARMELO

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VITAM COELO REDDIDERUNT

Wed, 2017-07-12 14:26
No:  52/2017 – 12 – 07

P. Thomas Kenneth Fives, (Hib)

 20-06-17

 

Ortus: 11-12-44
P. Temp.: 15-11-64
P. Soll.: 08-12-67
Ord.: 16-07-71

 

Sr. M. Teresina Albani, (SAR)

23-06-17

 

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CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE - Iunius 2017

Sun, 2017-07-09 15:32
No:  51/2017 – 09 - 07

Initium Novitiatus


11-06-17 James Minh Tran (SEL), Middletown, USA
11-06-17 John Baptist The Hoang (SEL), Middletown, USA
11-06-17 Paul Tuan Dang (SEL), Middletown, USA
11-06-17 Von Erick Sandoval (SEL), Middletown, USA
11-06-17 Manuel Pérez Demetrio (PCM), Middletown, USA
11-06-17 Adrian Hernández Ramírez (PCM), Middletown, USA
11-06-17 Horacio Diaz-Torres (PCM), Middletown, USA
11-06-17 Stephan Rochefort (PCM), Middletown, USA

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News from the Office of the Postulator

Fri, 2017-07-07 08:52
No:  50/2017 – 07 – 07

In its session of the 5th of June, 2017, the General Council accepted the request of the Prior Provincial of the province of Aragon, Castile and Valencia, to open the cause for beatification and canonisation of Fr. Enrique Maria Esteve, O.Carm.

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Letter of the Prior General on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel 2017

Thu, 2017-07-06 14:54
No:  49/2017 – 05 – 07

As the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is approaching, as every year, the Prior General has written a letter to the Carmelite Family expressing his best wishes and inviting all members to celebrate the Feast, beginning with the Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel from 7 to 15 of July 2017. This custom of the Novena of Our Lady of Mount Carmel before the feast is a long tradition and is observed by many Catholics throughout the world.

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The 23rd Assembly of the Carmelite Family in the Iberian Region

Wed, 2017-07-05 01:13
No:  48/2017 – 04 – 07

The 23rd assembly of the Carmelite Family in the Iberian Region took place at the Casa Sao Nuno in Fatima from the 30th of June to the 3rd of July. It was organised by the Portuguese Commissariat. Some 160 people took part, including lay people, religious women, nuns, friars and the international novitiate in Salamanca. The theme of the meeting was, "Fatima and Carmel", honouring the celebration of the first centenary of the apparitions (1917-2017).

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Activities of the Prior General

Sun, 2017-07-02 15:46
No:  47/2017 - 02 - 07

On the 1st of April this year, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., took part in a meeting of the former pupils of the college of Santa María del Carmen in  Madrid, on the occasion of the college’s 50th anniversary. In his address he underlined the commitment of the Carmelite Order to education around the world and he recalled some moments from the time that he spent in this college as a youngster.

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Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Valencia, Spain

Sun, 2017-07-02 01:35
No:  46/2017 – 30 – 06

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Valencia, Spain, was held 29 June 2017. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. M. del Sagrario Lorite Beltrán, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:   Sr. M. Auxiliadora Muñoz López, O.Carm.

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Appointment by the Prior General and his Council

Wed, 2017-06-28 08:34
No:  45/2017 – 28 – 06

 

Following the election of Fr. Carl Markelz, O.Carm. as Vice-Provincial of the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, and the acceptance of his resignation from the office of Bursar General, the Prior General and his Council have appointed Fr. Christian Körner, O.Carm. as Administrator for the time being, until the appointment of a new Bursar General.

Provincial Chapter of the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary

Sat, 2017-06-24 14:51
No:  44/2017 – 24 – 06

During the Provincial Chapter of the PCM Province held on 19-23 June 2017 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. William J. Harry, O.Carm.
  • Vice Prior Provincial:  Fr. Carl Markelz, O.Carm.

Before his confirmation by the Prior General Fr. Carl renounced the office of Bursar General

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The Activities of the General Archivist of the Carmelites

Wed, 2017-06-21 09:48
No:  43/2017 – 20 – 06

The General Archive of the Carmelite Order (AGOC), located in the Centro Internazionale Sant’Alberto, has been augmented with new and precious documents, through the transfer to it, over the past few months, of the Postulation Archive, which used to be located in the General Curia. This now constitutes a separate section of the AGOC. At the same time the process is underway to transfer to the AGOC from the current archive of the General Curia the documentation that covers the years 1935 to 1968.

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The Closing of the 450th Anniversary of the Birth of St. Mary Magdalene de’Pazzi

Mon, 2017-06-19 08:23
No:  42/2017 – 18 – 06

The 25th of May, the feast of St. Mary Magdalene de’ Pazzi, marked the closure of the 450th anniversary of her birth, a celebration that began on the 2nd of April, 2016 (see CITOC-online 23/2016). The Prior General, Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, led the celebration of the Eucharist at the Carmelite monastery in Florence where the body of this great Carmelite mystic is venerated. 

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Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

Sat, 2017-06-17 02:01
No:  41/2017 – 16 – 06

P. Richard Cunningham, (Hib)
10-05-17

Ortus: 28-02-36
P. Temp.: 16-09-56
P. Soll.: 15-10-59
Ord.: 12-07-64

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Provincial Chapter of the Neapolitan Province

Wed, 2017-06-14 09:02
No:  40/2017 – 14 - 06

During the Provincial Chapter of the Neapolitan Province held on 12-14 June 2017 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Enrico Ronzini, O.Carm.
  • First Councilor:   Fr. Francesco Ciaccia, O.Carm.

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Meeting of the General Council

Wed, 2017-06-14 08:50
No:  39/2017 – 13 - 06

The most recent meeting of the General Council was held from the 29th May to the 6th June. Apart from the various issues regarding ordinary administration and the reports of General Councillors, the Prior General and his Council made the following appointments:

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The meeting of the General Formation Commission

Sun, 2017-06-11 01:20
No:  38/2017 - 09 - 06

The General Formation Commission held its meeting at the General Curia house in Rome from the 15th to the 20th May, 2017. Fr. Benny Phang, O.Carm. (General Councillor for Formation), Fr. Noel Rosas, O.Carm. (Administrative Secretary of the General Formation Commission), and the members of the Commission: Fr. Quinn Conners, O.Carm. (PCM), Fr. Wayne Stanhope (Aust), Fr. Krispinus Ginting, O.Carm. (Indo), Fr. Jose Alex Valavanattu (Ind), Fr. Giampiero Molinari (General Secretary) and Fr. Onesmus Muthoka (Ken) were present at the meeting.

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CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE - May 2017

Thu, 2017-06-08 10:54
No:  37/2017 - 07 - 06

Initium Novitiatus

  • 10-05-17 Thomas Renju (STSA), Kartikulam, India
  • 10-05-17 Albert Vibin (STSA), Kartikulam, India
  • 10-05-17 Angelo Joel (STSA), Kartikulam, India
  • 10-05-17 Xavier Rahul Raj (STSA), Kartikulam, India
  • 10-05-17 Bosco Joseph Jeferin (STSA), Kartikulam, India
  • 10-05-17 Bristo Sibi Thalachirayil (Ind), Kartikulam, India

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Extraordinary Provincial Chapter of the German Province

Mon, 2017-06-05 15:19
No:  36/2017 - 03 - 06

During the extraordinary Provincial Chapter of the German Province held on 3 June 2017 was elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Peter Schröder, O.Carm.

The International Formation Course for the Carmelite Nuns

Mon, 2017-05-22 13:35
No:  35/2017 - 22 - 05

From 16 to 27 May, an International Formation Course for the Carmelite Nuns on S. Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi is taking place in Sassone (Rome), on the occasion of 450th anniversary of her birth. Participants come from 29 monasteries in Spain, Italy, Germany, Indonesia, The Philippines, Peru, United States and Kenya.

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