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Symposium on Historiography and Identity. Responses to Medieval Carmelite Culture

No: 
45/2013-15-06
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On 6 and 7 June in the offices of FOVOG - the "Forschungsstelle für Vergleichende Ordensgeschichte -   (This is an institute in the University of Dresden, Germany, which specialises in the comparative study of religious orders.) a symposium was held entitled Historiography and Identity. Responses to Medieval Carmelite Culture organised by Dr. Coralie Zermatten and Dr. Jens Röhrkasten (University of Birmingham). Among the speakers were Edeltraud Klueting who spoke on Carmelite decorations in the churches,

Activities of the Prior General

No: 
44/2013-14-06
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After taking part in the meeting of the two General Councils, O.Carm. and O.C.D. in Aylesford (see CITOC 35/2013)  the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., attended the 81st Assembly of the USG (Union of Superiors General) which was held in Rome from the 22nd to the 24th of May, with the theme, “Leadership in Religious Life Fifty Years after the II Vatican Council”.

Extraordinary Provincial Chapter of the Italian Province

No: 
43/2013-12-06
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During the extraordinary Provincial Chapter of the Italian Province held on 10-11 June 2013 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Roberto Toni, O.Carm.
  • Vice Prior Provincial: Fr. Marco Nuzzi, O.Carm.
  • Fourth Councilor:  Fr. Lucio M. Zappatore, O.Carm.

Meeting of the Bibliotheca Carmelitana Nova Commission

No: 
42/2013-11-06
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On 3rd and 4th June members of the commission overseeing the Bibliotheca Carmelitana Nuova project met in Dresden, Germany in the offices of FOVOG – the “Forschungsstelle fur Vergleichende Ordensgeschichte". This is an institute in the University of Dresden which specialises in the comparative study of religious orders. The commission is made up of Giovanni Grosso (President of the Carmelite Institute), Ton van der Gulik (Carmelite Librarian),

Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

No: 
41/2013-09-06
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P. Riccardo Brandi, (Neap)
07-06-13

Ortus: 06-05-58
P. Temp.: 25-03-87
P. Soll.: 24-04-88

Ord.: 10-03-90

P. Elia Jacobucci, (Ita)
09-06-13

Ortus: 26-12-37
P. Temp.: 06-10-56
P. Soll.: 29-01-61
Ord.: 22-02-64

R.I.P

Causa Nostrae Letitiae

No: 
40/2013-05-06
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Maius 2013

Professio Temporanea

14-05-13 Anu P. Thomas Puzhamangalath (Ind), Kartikulam, India
14-05-13 Jacob P.J. Pallippurath, (Ind), Kartikulam, India
16-05-13 Chrispin John (STSA), Paravur, India
16-05-13 Johnson Digal (STSA), Paravur, India

Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

No: 
39/2013-03-06
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Sr. M. Nieves De la Torre Torregrosa, (TAF)
20-05-13

Ortus: 07-12-36
P. Temp.: 12-10-64
P. Soll.: 12-10-67

Sr. M Teresinha Loureiro de Fonseca, (MAD)
22-05-13

Ortus: 17-04-34
P. Temp.: 25-02-59

Meeting of the International Carmelite Formation Commission in Rome

No: 
37/2013-29-05
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From the 22nd to 24th May 2013, the International Formation Commission of the Order met at the General Curia in Rome for its final meeting prior to the General Chapter this September. Having listened to the reports of the different members of the commission from around the world,

A Meeting of the O.Carm. and O.C.D. General Councils at Aylesford, England

No: 
35/2013-22-05
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From the 10th to the 17th of May, a meeting of the O.Carm. and O.C.D. General Councils took place in Aylesford, England. After a tour of this place of great importance for the Order and a report on the life and present situation of the shrine, the members of the two Councils took part in the celebration of Vespers at the Anglican Cathedral of Rochester, where the group received a very warm, fraternal and ecumenical welcome.

Carmelites and the Second Vatican Council – CISA Lectures

No: 
34/2013-05-19
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Once again this year the community of St. Albert’s International Centre and the Institutum Carmelitanum offered a series of lectures to the public. The theme this year was “Carmelites and the Second Vatican Council”. The lectures were given in the conference hall in St. Albert’s Centre and a good number of members of the Carmelite family and others attended each evening.

Syndicate content
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