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Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

No: 
96/2014-01-11
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Fr. Damien Chong, (PCM)
31-10-14

Ortus: 05-06-38
P. Temp.: 08-09-58
P. Soll.: 08-09-61

 Dom Albert Först, (Ger)
Episcopus emeritus Dourados, Brasil
01-11-14

Ortus: 26-11-26
P. Temp.:
16-09-48

The Celebration of the 150 Years of the Life of the PCM Province

No: 
95/2014-28-10
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This last 22nd to the 25th of October, in Leavenworth (Kansas, U.S.A.) a commemoration of the arrival 150 years ago of the first German Carmelites (Cyril Knoll and Xavier Huber)  in North America was celebrated. This was the first step in what would lead to the establishment of the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary (PCM). The celebrations included

Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

No: 
94/2014-27-10
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P. Robert Greco, (SEL)
30-09-14

Ortus: 28-05-31
P. Temp.: 08-09-50
P. Soll.: 12-09-53
Ord.: 04-06-55

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Monción, Dominican Republic

No: 
93/2014-24-10
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The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Monción, Dominican Republic, was held 23 October 2014. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. M. Josefina Luna, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:  Sr. M. Consuelo Rivera, O.Carm.
  • 2nd Councilor:  Sr. M. Rosanna Serrata, O.Carm.

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of La Vega, Dominican Republic

No: 
92/2014-23-10
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The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of La Vega, Dominican Republic, was held 22 October 2014. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. Ana María Arroyo, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:  Sr. M. Cecilia Morini, O.Carm.
  • 2nd Councilor:  Sr. M. de los Ángeles Márquez, O.Carm.

Celebrations of the Opening of the 5th Centenary of St. Teresa

No: 
91/2014-21-10
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On the 14th and 15th of October last, the official opening of the 5th Centenary of the birth of St. Teresa of Jesus took place. On the 14th, in the birthplace of the saint, solemn vespers were celebrated, at which Fr. Saverio Canninstrà O.C.D. presided accompanied by the bishop of Avila, Jesus Garcia Burillo, and Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm. and this was followed by the Eucharist which marked the closing of the novena.

First electronic newsletter for the Lay Carmelites

No: 
90/2014-18-10
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With great joy and hope we present the first electronic newsletter for the Lay Carmelites. This initiative is the result of our first meeting with the new General Commission for the Carmelite Laity and Youth of our Order. Reflection on this international group has led to the desire to strengthen two aspects during this sexennium: spiritual formation and communications.

A Celebration of the 8th Centenary of the Death of St. Albert of Jerusalem

No: 
89/2014-16-10
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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 Jerusalem. On the invitation of the General Council, some eighty people including friars, nuns, religious sisters and lay carmelites, from Rome and from farther afield, in Europe and in Brazil, took part in the event. The celebration opened on the 10th with Evening Prayer at which the Provost General of the Discalced Carmelites, Fr. Saverio Cannistrà, presided.

Activities during the Centenary of Saint Teresa

No: 
88/2014-14-10
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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 which we would like to share with you in chronological order. These are in addition to those we have already publicised (citoc-online 91/2013):

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Seville, Spain

No: 
87/2014-12-10
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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.
  • 1st Councilor:  Sr. M. Teresa Molina Sánchez, O.Carm.
  • 2nd Councilor:  Sr. M. Isabel Moreno de la Torre, O.Carm.
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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.

 



by Dr. Radut