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An International Marian Congress

Wed, 2017-09-20 02:01
No:  67/2017 – 19 – 09

From the 15th to the 17th of September, just gone by, an International Marian Congress, organised by the Carmelites (O.Carm. and OCD) took place at the Domus Carmeli in Fatima, to mark the first centenary of the Fatima apparitions. The title of the congress was “Maria, Mae do Carmelo” (Mary, the Mother of Carmel). The participants included the two general leaders, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm. and Saverio Cannistrà, OCD, along with several Carmelites, (lay and religious) from Spain and Portugal and representatives of other countries also.

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A Meeting of the General Council

Sun, 2017-09-17 03:30
No:  66/2017 – 16 – 09

The most recent meeting of the General Council took place from the 29th of August to the 8th of September. In addition to the various items of ordinary administration, and to hearing the reports of the General Councillors, the members began to reflect on the 2019 General Chapter. As a result of some extensive discernment and fraternal exchange the Council decided upon the theme of the General Chapter, as follows:

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Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Ntra. Sra. de la Asunción, Huesca, Spain

Thu, 2017-09-07 03:34
No:  65/2017 – 06 – 09

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Ntra. Sra. de la Asunción, Huesca, Spain, was held 1 September 2017. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. M. Inés Nthenya Nzyuko, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:  Sr. M. Carmen Ibarra Lorea, O.Carm.

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Causa Nostrae Laetitiae - Augustus 2017

Fri, 2017-09-01 05:52
No:  64/2017 – 01 - 09

Professio Temporanea
20-08-17 Roberto Mejia (PCM), Washington DC, USA

Professio Solemnis
06-08-17 Valentino Untung Polo Maing (Indo), Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
06-08-17 Wilfrid Abdon Taa (Indo), Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
06-08-17 Viktorius Sesarius Gebo (Indo), Maumere, Flores, Indonesia

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VITAM COELO REDDIDERUNT

Tue, 2017-08-29 04:08
No:  63/2017 – 28 – 08

Sr. M. Antonietta Nobile, (OST)

 16-07-17

 

Ortus: 01-01-28
P. Temp.: 27-11-52
P. Soll.: 28-11-55

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From the Carmelite Order’s Commission for Evangelization and Mission

Thu, 2017-08-24 16:12
No:  62/2017 – 17 – 08

The third booklet from the Order’s General Commission for Evangelisation and Mission is entitled: The Word of God in our Carmelite Journey and is now available to be either read or downloaded, in booklet format, from the home page of the Order’s website.

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XX General Chapter of the Congregation of the Hermanas de la Virgen Maria del Monte Carmelo

Sun, 2017-08-13 09:48
No:  61/2017 – 13 – 08

The XX General Chapter of the Congregation of the Hermanas de la Virgen Maria del Monte Carmelo was held 19 July -15 August 2017 at the Casa "Carmelo Divina Providencia" at Tales (Castellón), Spain. The following were elected:

  • Superior General: Sr. Merry Teresa Sri Rejeki

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First Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Sogliano al Rubicone, Italy

Fri, 2017-08-11 10:19
No:  60/2017 – 11 – 08

The first Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Sogliano al Rubicone, Italy, was held 9 August 2017. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. Marilla Pia Fiumana, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:   Sr. M. Vania Spazzoli, O.Carm.

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CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE - July 2017

Sat, 2017-08-05 09:21
No:  59/2017 – 05 – 08

Initium Novitiatus

  • 07-07-17 Cyprian Dzihwema (Hib-Zim), Kriste Mambo, Zimbabwe
  • 07-07-17 Obvious Joseph Mapfumo (Hib-Zim), Kriste Mambo, Zimbabwe
  • 07-07-17 Joseph Sami (Hib-Zim), Kriste Mambo, Zimbabwe
  • 07-07-17 Amisse Calisto Paulino, (Pern-Moz), Kriste Mambo, Zimbabwe
  • 07-07-17 Florêncio Januário. (Pern-Moz), Kriste Mambo, Zimbabwe
  • 07-07-17 Fernando Avelino A. Nivevela, (Pern-Moz), Kriste Mambo, Zimbabwe
  • 07-07-17 Orlando Marcelino dos Santos (Pern-Moz), Kriste Mambo, Zimbabwe

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Activities of the Prior General

Wed, 2017-08-02 15:44
No:  58/2017 – 02 – 08

Recently, on the 2nd of July, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., led the celebration of the Eucharist for the 30th anniversary of the founding of the eremitical community of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Lake Elmo (Minnesota, U.S.A.). In his homily, he thanked the community for its service of prayer to the family of Carmel and encouraged the community to continue to grow in its contemplative and carmelite identity.

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FOCAL 2017

Tue, 2017-08-01 09:09
No:  57/2017 – 31 – 07

A FOCAL (Carmelite Formation in Latin America) ongoing formation event was held in São Paulo, Brazil, from the 27th of June to the 6th of July, 2017. for the Carmelite Family in the American continent. The event was organised by Raúl Maraví, O.Carm., Councilor General, with the help of a team of friars from the Rio de Janeiro province.

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75th anniversary of the death of Blessed Titus Brandsma

Wed, 2017-07-26 15:14
No:  56/2017 – 26 – 07

Today, 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 further studies in Rome and was awarded a doctorate in philosophy at the Gregorian Pontifical University.

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Assembly of the Federation "Verge, Flor del Carmel", Spain

Wed, 2017-07-26 15:09
No:  55/2017 – 24 - 07

The Assembly of the Federation "Verge, Flor del Carmel" (Catalonia), was held 27 June 2017. The following were elected:

  • President:  Sr. María del Carmen Izquierdo Marín, O.Carm.

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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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