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ISA - The First Lecture in Honor of Blessed Titus Brandsma

On March 16, 2019, the Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA) held the first of four lectures in honor of Blessed Titus Brandsma, Patron of the

CHRISTUS RESURREXIT!

Christus resurrexit!
Resurrexit vere! AlleluIa!

The 600th anniversary of the advent of the Carmelite friars in Malta (1418 - 2018)

Some Maltese historians maintain that the Carmelites came to Malta before 1418, however there is no documentation to sustain this. In the book by the

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Barcelona, Spain

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Barcelona, Spain, was held 6 April 2019. The following were elected:

  • Prioress: Sr. M. Pilar Simón
An Annual Report on ISA Programs and Activities of the Carmelites in the Philippines

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Friends, Benefactors and Sponsors of ISA!

Warm greetings from the Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA)!

Once   again,  

VITAM COELO REDDIDERUNT

P. Wolfram Schüßler, (Ger)
 26-02-19
Ortus: 04-08-37
P. Temp.: 02-02-62
P. Soll.: 02-02-65
Ord.: 29-06-66

Sr. Redempta Paul, (ERL/erem.)
26-02-19
Ortus: 16

New Carmelite parish in Jember, East Java, Indonesia

On Sunday, March 31, 2019, Msgr. Henricus Pidyarto O.Carm., the bishop of Malang blessed the new Carmelite church, the Purest Heart of Mary parish, in

Management of the cultural heritage of the Order

A topic of which we speak little, but which has an important relevance in the life of our Order, is the management of the cultural assets that we have

A course on leadership in Indonesia and the new chapel of St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi

On February 9, 2019, the Little Way Community, a Carmelite lay group in Jakarta, held a course on leadership of inter-religious community of Indonesia

Second Meeting of Carmelite Laity of the Iberian Region

From the 22nd to the 24th,of March, the Second Meeting of Carmelite Laity of the Iberian Region took place at the "Casa Sao Nuno" in Fátima (Portugal)

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."