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Activities of the Prior General

No: 
50/2018 – 20 – 07
the First International Congress

On the 11th of June, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., was present at the launching of a festschrift to honour Fr. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm. (titled Sentire cum Ecclesia and published by Edizioni Carmelitane).

IN SOLLEMNITATE B.V. MARIAE DE MONTE CARMELO

No: 
49/2018 – 15 – 07
Madonna del Carmine

Flos Carmeli, vitis florigera,
splendor caeli, Virgo puerpera singularis.

24th Assembly of the Iberian Region

No: 
48/2018 – 06 – 07
24th Assembly of the Iberian Region

From June 29 to July 2, 2018, the 24th Assemby of the Carmelite Family of the Iberian Region took place in Tarrassa. It was prepared and coordinated by the Carmelite Province of Catalonia. The theme for reflection was: "Carmel is committed to the care of our common home."

CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE Iunius 2018

No: 
46/2018 – 02 – 07
Professio Temporanea

Initium Novitiatus

  • 10-06-18 Vincent Tai Vu (SEL), Middletown, USA
  • 10-06-18 Daniel Schuler (SEL), Middletown, USA
  • 10-06-18 Michael Tu Tran (SEL), Middletown, USA

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

No: 
45/2018 – 25 – 06
the Monastery of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, was held 21 June 2018. The following were elected:

  • Prioress: Sr. M. Lourdes M. de Jesús Crucificado Avilés Calderón, O.Carm.

Provincial Chapter of the American Province of Saint Elias

No: 
44/2018 – 23 – 06
Provincial Chapter of the American Province of Saint Elias

During the Provincial Chapter of the American Province of Saint Elias held on 19-22 June 2018 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial: Fr. Mario Esposito, O.Carm.
  • First Councilor: Fr. Paul Denault, O.Carm.

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Caudete, Spain

No: 
43/2018 – 17 – 06
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The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Caudete, Spain, was held 14-15 June 2018. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. Josefina Marco Navarro, O.Carm.

Provincial Chapter of the Irish Province

No: 
42/2018 – 11 – 06
Provincial Chapter of the Irish Province

During the Provincial Chapter of the Irish Province held on 10-14 June 2018 following earlier elections were confirmed:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Richard Byrne, O.Carm.

Provincial Chapter of the Italian Province

No: 
41/2018 – 09 – 06
the Provincial Chapter of the Italian Province

During the Provincial Chapter of the Italian Province held on 4-9 June 2018 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Roberto Toni, O.Carm.

Biannual Meeting of the O.Carm and OCD Councils

No: 
40/2018 – 06 – 06
Biannual Meeting of the O.Carm and OCD Councils

Last June 1st, the biannual meeting of our General Council with that of our Discalced brothers took place in our Curia in Rome. After praying Midday Prayer, the Prior General, Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., welcomed the members of the OCD General Council and

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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." 

 



by Dr. Radut