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The Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel July 16th, 2019

LETTER OF THE PRIOR GENERAL ON THE SOLEMNITY OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL 2019

Dear brothers and sisters of the Carmelite family,

One more year, the

CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE Iunius 2019

Initium Novitiatus

  • 13-05-19 Varghese Adorn Ansel (STSA) Kartikulam, India
  • 13-05-19 Jerome Abin (STSA) Kartikulam, India
  • 13-05-19 Benedict Pruthibi
Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Utrera, Spain

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Utrera, Spain, was held 26-27 June 2019. The following were elected:

  • Prioress: Sr. Rosermary Nduku
Provincial Chapter of the Province of Australia and East Timor

During the Provincial Chapter of the Province of Australia and East Timor held on 24-28 June 2019 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial: Fr. Paul Cahill, O
Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Guiguinto, Philippines

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Guiguinto, Philippines, was held 21 June 2019. The following were elected:

  • Prioress: Sr. M.
Appointments of the Prior General with his Council

During the last Plenary Session of the General Council the Prior General with his Council has appointed:
General Delegation of France (up until the 31s

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Madrid, Spain and of the Monastery of Dumaguete City, Philippines

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Madrid, Spain, was held 14 June 2019. The following were elected:
Prioress: Sr. M. Inmaculada Ochoa Blázquez, O.Carm.

The End of the 2018-2019 academic year at CISA

On June 14, the closing ceremony of the academic year was celebrated in our International Center of San Alberto (CISA) in which the members of both

Final message of the meeting of the two General Councils (OCarm and OCD), Dublin, Ireland, 27-31 May, 2019:

“We Are Mission: Because We Are God’s Love Poured Out”

Every three years, we the two General Councils of the Friars O.Carm. and O.C.D., meet to reflect on various themes relating to our charism and...

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Machakos, Kenya

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Machakos, Kenya, was held 10 June 2019. The following were elected:

  • Prioress: Sr. M. Winifred
As Carmelites We live our life of allegiance to Jesus Christ and to serve Him faithfully with a pure heart and a clear conscience through a commitment to seek the face of the living God (the contemplative dimension of life), through prayer, through fraternity, and through service (diakonia). These three fundamental elements of the charism are not distinct and unrelated values, but closely interwoven. 

All of these we live under the protection, inspiration and guidance of Mary, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, whom we honor as "our Mother and sister."