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Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., Prior General

Fr. Fernando was born on August 19, 1962 in Madrid. He studied at the Colegio Santa Maria del Carmen in Madrid. Following his simple profession in 1981, he studied philosophy at the Pontifical Comillas University and completed his studies in theology at the C.E.T. in Seville, at the Milltown Institute in Dublin and at Comillas. He obtained a licentiate in theology at the Pontifical Comllas University in 1990.

Activity of the Prior General admin Wed, 2019-06-12 23:20
38/2019 – 12 – 06

This past April 22, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O. Carm., accompanied by several Carmelites from various communities, presided at a

Activities of the Prior General admin Tue, 2019-02-19 12:54
12/2019 – 19 – 02

On the recent 12th of December, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm, along with various members of the Curia, visited the “Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas”,

Activities of the Prior General admin Sat, 2018-12-15 12:48
87/2018 – 11 – 12

On November 25, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., presided the Eucharist on the Solemnity of Christ The King with the Carmelite


Dear brothers and sisters of the Carmelite Family:

The solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is approaching and - like every year - I would like to send you my most cordial fraternal greetings on our patronal feast, in which we remember Mary under the beloved title of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

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Activities of the Prior General admin Thu, 2017-01-05 21:36

From the 14th to the 16th of October, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., took part in the meeting of the General Superiors of the Carmelite Congregations of women affiliated to the Order, which was held in Focene,

The challenges in the leadership of Religious life today in view of ministry both “ad intra” and “ad extra”


We have been asked to talk about the problems we faced in our service and animation in our Institutes. I would like to begin this chat but saying that after more than nine years as Prior General of the Order of Carmelites, personally I do not feel “burned out”, exhausted or discouraged.

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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."