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From the 10th to the 2th of October, 2014, at the St. Albert’s International Centre in Rome, a symposium was held, to celebrate the 8th Centenary of the death of St. Albert of...
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The beginning of the 5th Centenary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Avila is now close. We have received news of various events that are happening in various parts of the world...
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The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Seville, Spain, was held 7-8 October 2014. The following were elected: Prioress:  Sr. M. de Cristo Rey Mora Pérez, O.Carm...
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The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Fontiveros, Spain, was held 6 October 2014. The following were elected: Prioress:  Sr. Fátima M. de la Redención Luna...
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The first meeting of the new General Commission for Evangelisation and Mission took place recently at the Casa Generalizia in Rome, from Friday the 26th to Sunday the 28th of...

LECTIO DIVINA

Ordinary Time 1) Opening prayer Almighty and everlasting God, our source of power and inspiration, give us strength and joy in serving you as followers of Christ,

Lectio Divina October 2014

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Peace. That the Lord may grant peace to those parts of the world most battered by war and violence.

World Mission Day.  That World Mission Day may rekindle in every believer zeal for carrying the Gospel into all the world.

Lectio Divina October - Octubre - Ottobre 2014

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"Lectio Divina", a Latin term, means "divine reading" and describes a way of reading the Scriptures whereby we gradually let go of our own agenda and open ourselves to what God wants to say to us. In the 12th century, a Carthusian monk called Guigo, described the stages which he saw as essential to the practice of Lectio Divina. There are various ways of practicing Lectio Divina either individually or in groups but Guigo's description remains fundamental.

Carmelite History and Spirituality

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To Monsignor Jesus Garcia Burillo, Bishop of Avila Dear Brother: On March 28, 1515, a girl was born in Avila who in time would be known as Saint Teresa of Jesus. As the fifth centenary of her birth approaches, I turn my gaze to that city to thank God for the gift of...

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Agenda and Activities of the General Council

For privacy reason, names of the General Council are not allowed to put in the agenda. For more information about the agenda and activities of the General Council, please contact the secretarial office of the Curia Generalizia dei Carmelitani.


March 2014

5-14

General Council in Rome

14

Lectio Rome at Traspontina in Rome

16

Meeting of Carmelite Family in Fatima, Portugal

18-20

Chapter of the General Commissariat of Portugal in Fatima

25

Assembly of the Federation of the Mater et Decor Carmeli  in Cordova, Spain

29

125th Anniversary of the First Carmelites arriving in NY, USA

31

Canonical Visitation of the Carmelite Monastery of Wahpeton, in ND, USA

31-2

Regional meeting of Northern Europe


April 2014

08-10

Meeting of the Catalonian Carmelite Family in Tarrega, Spain

09-11

Provincial Chapter of the Catalonian Province, Spain

14-16

Provincial Chapter of the Province Betica, Spain

21-24

Conference on Carmelite Mystic in Avila, Spain

29-2

Provincial Chapter of the Province of Arago-Valentina, Spain

15-22

Visit of the Provincial Commissariat of Bolivia

27-2

Meeting of the ALACAR Committee in Panama, Panama.


May 2014

5-9

Provincial Chapter of the Great Britain Province

7-11

Provincial Chapter of the Dutch Province

11-15

Meeting of the Brothers of the FMDD in France

13

Assembly of the General Delegation of France

16-17

50th Anniversary of the Onda College in Spain

19-24 

Meeting of the General Formation Commission in Rome

21-23

Assembly of the Superiors General (USG) in Rome

24

Meeting of the Society of the Little Flower in London, UK

27-6

General Council


June 2014

2

General Councils of O.Carm and OCD

9-13

Provincial Chapter of the Neapolitan Province, Italy

10-25

Visit of the Community in Hong Kong

16-18

Meeting of the General Commission of Liturgy and Pray in Rome, Italy

16-20

Provincial Chapter of the PCM Province in Niagara Fall, Canada

26-2

Meeting of the General Commission of Laity in Rome


July 2014

3-4

Regional Meeting of the Carmelite Family in Iberia

7

Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the SEL Province in Dublin, Ireland

7-11

Meeting of the Commission of the Task Force and School in Rome, Italy

20-24

Meeting of the General Commission of Culture in Rome, Italy

25-27

Congress of laity in Great Britain


August 2014

19-24 

Meeting of the European youth in Fatima, Portugal.


September 2014

1-5

Meeting of the General Commission of Finance in Rome, Italy

11-15

Meeting of the General Commission of Justice and Peace in Rome, Italy

7-17

Gathering of the on-going formation in Salamanca, Spain.

26-28 General Commission of Evangelization and mission

 

October 2014

29-10

Plenary Council - Rome

10-12

Celebration of '800th Anniversary of St. Albert of Jerusalem - Rome

22-25

150th Anniversary Celebration of the PCM Province in Kansas, United States

 

November 2014

2-6

General Commission for the Revision of the Constitution in Rome

3-8

Meeting of Provincial Delegates Asia, Aust. and Oceania in Vietnam

7

General Chapter of SCMTBG in Rome

12-14

Conference of O.Carm and OCD on Jerome Gracian in Madrid, Spain

18-27

Canonical Visit to Zimbabwe

 

December 2014

1-4

Plenary Council - Rome

9-19

Plenary Council - Rome

P. David Murphy, (PCM)

25-07-14

Ortus: 13-08-18
P. Temp.: 15-08-36
P. Soll.: 15-08-39
Ord.: 23-05-42

P. Henny Post, (Neer)

09-08-14

Ortus: 16-03-46
P. Temp.: 05-09-66
P. Soll.: 10-01-75
Ord.: 29-06-75

P. Riekus Houtsma (Neer)

10-08-14

Ortus: 14-06-17
P. Temp.: 14-09-39
P. Soll.: 14-09-42
Ord.: 15-07-45

R.I.P

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Prior General , Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm

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