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The Third Meeting of the General Commission for the Revision of the Constitutions

Fri, 2017-11-17 03:03
No:  84/2017 – 17 – 11

The third meeting of the General Commission for the Revision of the Constitutions took place in Rome at CISA (Centro Internazionale Sant' Alberto) from the 13th to the 15th of November, 2017.

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Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Moncorvo, Portugal

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:18
No:  83/2017 – 16 – 11

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Moncorvo, Portugal, was held 6 November 2017. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. M. Imaculada Conceição Nevado, O.Carm.

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Appointment of adjunct secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts

Sat, 2017-11-11 10:30
No:  82/2017 – 11 – 11

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed today as adjunct secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts H.E. Msgr. Filippo Iannone, O. Carm, archbishop-bishop Emeritus of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo, currently vicegerent of Rome.

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The Second Congress of Carmelite Schools

Sat, 2017-11-11 10:09
No:  81/2017 11 -11

From the 5th to the 10th of November, 2017, the Second International Congress of Carmelite Schools took place in Rome. The congress was organised by the General Commission for this area under the presidency of Fr. Raúl Maraví Cabrera, O.Carm. The first congress took place in Dublin in 2010, to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the first Carmelite college in modern times, namely, Terenure College.

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A Meeting of the General Commission for Carmelite Laity

Thu, 2017-11-09 10:04
No:  80/2017 – 09 – 11

From October 26th to 31st 2017, the members of the General Carmelite Laity Commission gathered  in the General Curia in Rome. The group worked on two main agendas: Firstly, the revision of the final draft of the formation manual for the TOC and Carmelite Laity.

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The Activities of the Prior General

Wed, 2017-11-08 14:53
No:  79/2017 – 07 – 11

On the 1st of October, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., led the solemn celebration of the Eucharist at the basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil), during which seven members of the Carmelite Province of Pernambuco made their solemn profession. The provincial chapter began the next day.  (citoc 71/2017).

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Students gathering in Asia

Mon, 2017-11-06 14:26
No:  78/2017 – 06 – 11

On behalf of the General Formation Commission, Fr. Noel Rosas, O.Carm., the Administrative Secretary of the Commission went to India to attend in the geographical area student friars gathering. This biannual international formation program took place in Carmel Bhavan, Karukutty - Kerala, a retreat house owned by St. Thomas Province of India, from October 22 to 28, 2017.

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CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE - October 2017

Fri, 2017-11-03 04:45
No:  77/2017 – 03 - 11

Initium Novitiatus

  • 14-08-17 Maximus Labut Era (Indo), Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
  • 14-08-17 Christian Emanuel Sudarmadi (Indo), Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
  • 14-08-17 Konstantinus Lalu  (Indo), Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
  • 14-08-17 Yakobus Raytena  (Indo), Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
  • 14-08-17 Adrianus Andi Bulu (Indo), Maumere, Flores, Indonesia

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Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Wahpeton, USA

Fri, 2017-11-03 03:28
No:  76/2017 – 02 – 11

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Wahpeton, USA, was held 1 November 2017. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. Madonna Morales, O.Carm.

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Electoral Chapters of the Monastery of La Vega and the Monastery of Monción, Dominican Republic

Wed, 2017-10-25 03:45
No:  75/2017 – 24 – 10

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of La Vega, Dominican Republic

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of La Vega, Dominican Republic, was held 23 October 2017. The following were elected:

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News from the office of the Postulator

Fri, 2017-10-20 07:07
No:  74/2017 – 20 – 10

On the 1st of November, All Saints Day, at 17.00 hrs, in the Cathedral of St. John in Valetta (Malta), in the presence of the Archbishop of Malta, Charles J. Scicluna, the solemn closing of the Diocesan Inquiry into the life, virtues, reputation for holiness and signs of the Servant of God, Fr. Avertan Fenech, O.Carm., was marked. Fr. Avertan died in the odour of holiness on the 1st of November, 1943.

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Provincial Chapter of the Province of Pernambuco

Wed, 2017-10-18 08:33
No:  71/2017 – 04 – 10

During the Provincial Chapter of the Province of Pernambuco held on 2-6 October 2017 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Sormani José Barbosa Lima, O.Carm.
  • First Councilor:   Fr. Luiz Nunes Pereira, O.Carm.

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Meeting of the Commission for Liturgy and Prayer

Sat, 2017-10-14 07:01
No:  73/2017 – 14 – 10

The sixth meeting of the Commission for Liturgy and Prayer was held in the Curia from Thursday, September 28 until Saturday, September 30, 2017. Present for all sessions were Fathers Michael Farrugia, Procurator General and Chairman (Curia), Edmondo Caruana (Mel), Giovanni Grosso (Ita), Mario Esposito (SEL) Secretary, and Robert Pius Manik (Indo). Unable to attend was Father Giuseppe Midili (Ita) due to commitments at the Vicariate of Rome.

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Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Fontiveros, Spain

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:48
No:  72/2017 – 07 – 10

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Fontiveros, Spain, was held 5 October 2017. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. Fátima M. de la Redención Luna Ceballos, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:  Sr. M. del Pilar de la Trinidad Felipe García, O.Carm.

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Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Batu, Indonesia

Wed, 2017-10-04 06:26
No:  70/2017 – 04 - 10

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Batu, Indonesia, was held 24 September 2017. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. M. Laura Inacentia Soelistiowati W, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:  Sr. M. Rosa Sukatmi Rahayu Moensarip, O.Carm.

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CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE - September 2017

Wed, 2017-10-04 01:19
No:  69/2017 – 03 - 10

Initium Novitiatus

  • 01-09-17 Patrick Abessolo Abena, (Ger-Cam), Efoulan, Cameroun
  • 01-09-17 Roger Boris Ava Mbida, (Ger-Cam), Efoulan, Cameroun
  • 01-09-17 Villier Gnintedem Tafouo, (Ger-Cam), Efoulan, Cameroun
  • 01-09-17 Dieudonné Sawadogo (Baet-Bur), Efoulan, Cameroun
  • 01-09-17 Innocent Sanou (Baet-Bur), Efoulan, Cameroun

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Chapter of the General Commissariat of Paraná

Wed, 2017-09-27 03:21
No:  68/2017 – 27 – 09

During the Chapter of the General Commissariat of Paraná held on 25-29 September 2017 were elected:

  • Commissary General:  Fr. Ivaní Pinheiro Ribeiro, O.Carm.
  • First Councilor:  Fr. Claudemir Rozin, O.Carm.

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An International Marian Congress

Wed, 2017-09-20 01:01
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 02:30
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 02:34
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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