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News from the Office of the Postulator General

In Session 233, on the 7th of September, 2018, the General Council authorised the Postulator General to proceed with the cause for beatification and ...

THE LENTEN RETREAT IN THE CISA COMMUNITY

The community of the St. Albert’s International Centre (CISA) made its Lenten retreat in the Retreat Centre of the Carmelite Missionary Sisters of St. ...

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SAINT JOSEPH: OUR PATRON SAINT

A Reflection on the Official Inauguration

of the Carmelite Provincial Commissariat in Vietnam


Saint Joseph’s paternal protection of the Lord Jesus Christ continues even from heaven. ..

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CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE Februarius 2019

Professio Solemnis
19-01-19 Dieudonné Benon (Baet-Bur), Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
02-02-19 Manoel Messias De Oliveira (Pern) Recife, Brasil
02-02-19 ...

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The stations of the Cross and Lenten reflections

Lectio Divina: The Annunciation of the Lord

God’s covenant with humanity
Mary’s yes and our yes
Luke 1,26-38

1. Opening prayer

Merciful Father, in this holy time of prayer and of listening to Your Word, send also to me Your holy angel that I may receive the proclamation of salvation and that, after opening my heart,

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Lectio: Matthew 18:21-35
Lectio Divina: Matthew 5:17-19
Lectio Divina: Luke 11:14-23
Lectio Divina: Mark 12:28-34
Lectio Divina: Luke 18:9-14
Lectio Divina: 4th Sunday of Lent (C)
Lectio Divina: John 4:43-54

NEWS FROM THE COMMISSION

Meeting of the Commission for Prayer and Liturgy

The seventh meeting of the Commission for Prayer and Liturgy was held at the Curia on January 31 - February 1, 2019. The meeting was attended by Frs Michael Farrugia (Procurator General), Chairman,

CARMELITE HISTORY AND SPIRITUALITY

  • Welcome!


    Message from the Prior General


    Dear friends of Carmel,

    Firstly, I want to welcome those of you who are visiting this website of the Carmelite Order. New technologies offer us the possibility to get mountains of information. The website of the Carmelite Order actually wants to do more, it wants to provide you with a space for reflection, a space to be in contact with spirituality, with tradition and with the charism of Carmel, a place of encounter among all the members of the Carmelite Family: friars, nuns, religious sisters, lay people, Carmelite youth, and everyone who, for one reason or another, is interested in the spiritual world of Carmel.
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  • The Carmelites


    The Carmelites? Who are we?

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    The Holy Land, Mount Carmel to be exact. A mountain celebrated for its sheer beauty. Stretching out into the deep blue of the Mediterranean Sea Mount Carmel in the springtime of the year is a glow with the vivacious colouring of flowering shrubs and plants. A symbol for the beauty of Mary. On that mountain the first Carmelites came together, a unique group. Laymen, most of them, living as hermits in community. They took as their model one who appealed to many monks in the West, the Prophet Elijah.

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