P. Jarlath O'Hea, (Hib)
P. Temp.: 03-10-46
P. Soll.: 03-10-49
Sr. Maria del Carmen Piñero Montero, (UTR)
“…more by our life than by our words” (Const. 24). Missionaries of the Tenderness and Love of God”: was the theme of the General Congregation that was held from the 18th of September to the 1st of October,
On the 15th of January, 2017, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., led the solemn celebration of the Eucharist in the Parish of San Lorenzo in Seville (Spain) or the Hermandad de las Penas, (“the principal function of the institute”). He was accompanied by the Prior Provincial of the Bética Province,
During the Provincial Chapter of the Province of the Philippines held on 20-24 February 2017 were elected:
The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Encarnación, Huesca, Spain, was held 16-17 February 2017. The following were elected:
From the 15th of the 20th of February, just gone by, in the “Bãi Dâu”, diocesan retreat centre in Vung Tau (Vietnam) the 3rd International Meeting of the Asia-Australia-Oceania Carmelite Laity took place. The theme of the meeting was: “From Community to Family. How Lay Carmelites live their Charism in their daily life” The three principal speakers were, the Prior General of the Order,
During the Provincial Chapter of the Province of India held on 6-10 February 2017 were elected:
The Fifth meeting of the Commission for Liturgy and Prayer was held at the Curia on February 2-3, 2017. Present were Frs Michael Farrugia, Procurator General, Giovanni Grosso (Ita), Edmondo Caruana (Mel), Pius Robert Manik (Indo) and Mario Esposito (SEL), Secretary. Fr Giuseppe Midili (Ita) was absent due to illness. As our former Chairman is now Bishop Francisco de Sales Alencar in Brazil, Fr Michael Farrugia was asked by the General Council to continue as the Acting Chairman of the Commission.
The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Cerreto, Italy, was held 2 February 2017. The following were elected:
Fr. Lambertus Ponidjo Purwoko Hadi, (Indo)
P. Temp.: 16-07-81
P. Soll.: 16-07-86
P. Gijs Megens, (Neer)
23 – 25 January 2017 scholars gathered at Centro Internazionale Sant’Alberto (CISA) in Rome for the third conference on ‘Contemplation in the Carmelite Tradition’, organised by the Institutum Carmelitanum.
During the Provincial Chapter of the Province of Rio de Janeiro held on 23-27 January 2017 were elected:
A gathering of Vocations Directors of the European Geographical Area took place in Rome from January 20th-22nd 2017. This was in line with the Global Plan of the General Council (2013-2019) in its statement on Europe. The meeting was chaired by Fr. John Keating, O.Carm., Councilor General for Europe, and each day began with an input from a speaker. Fr. Míceál O’Neill, O.Carm.,
On the 2nd of February at 05.00 p.m. in the Church of Santa Maria Annunziata in Mdina (Malta), in the presence of the Archbishop of Malta, Charles J. Scicluna, a ceremony will take place that will mark the solemn opening of the diocesan inquiry into the signs, virtue, and reputation for holiness of the Servant of God, Fr. Avertan Fenech, O.Carm. who died in the odour of sanctity on the 1st of November, 1943.
From the 14th to the 16th of October, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., took part in the meeting of the General Superiors of the Carmelite Congregations of women affiliated to the Order, which was held in Focene,
CHRISTUS NATUS EST NOBIS!
NATALE HILARE ET ANNUM FAUSTUM
FERNANDO PRIOR GENERALIS
DOMUSQUE GENERALIS COMMUNITAS
We are quite pleased to bring to you the latest E-Bulletin for the Carmelite Laity around the world.
The main highlight of the new issue is the conclusion of the extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy featuring two excellent articles. The first one is about the official celebrations at the end of this special year,
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