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Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

No: 
106/2013-30-12
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Sr. M. Celina Schiavone, (OST)
22-12-13


Ortus: 21-10-20
P. Temp.: 30-01-51
P. Soll.: 25-05-54

Sr. Purificación García Martínez, (ZAR)
26-12-13

NATALE 2013

No: 
105/2013-24-12
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CHRISTUS NATUS EST NOBIS!

VENITE ADOREMUS!

NATALE HILARE ET ANNUM FAUSTUM

25.XII.2013

FERNANDO PRIOR GENERALIS

ET DOMUSQUE GENERALIS COMMUNITAS

News from the General Council

No: 
104/2013-22-12
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The newly elected General Council has finished its first plenary session in Rome setting out a plan for the next six years implementing the decisions made by the General Chapter held in Sassone in September last.

Membership of the Commissions will be announced in due course. The following members of the Council will guide the work of the priority areas as follows:

Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

No: 
103/2013-20-12
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Sr. M. del Carmen Pueyo Españaque, (ZAR)
22-11-13

Ortus: 30-06-24
P. Temp.: 24-05-48
P. Soll.: 24-05-51

Fr. Agustín Heras García, (Baet)
28-11-13

Ortus: 01-12-35
P. Temp.: 01-01-62
P. Soll.: 15-08-66

P. Peter Byrth, (PCM)

The Ordinary Bi-annual meeting of the General Councils O.Carm.- O.C.D.

No: 
102/2013-18/12
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On the 16th of December, just gone by, the bi-annual meeting of the General Council with the members of the General Council of the Discalced Carmelites took place in the General Curia of the O.C.D. At the beginning of the meeting the new members of the O.Carm. General Council were introduced,

New Prior Provincial of the Maltese Province

No: 
101/2013-13-12
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On 13 December 2013, the Maltese Province elected Fr. Alexander Vella to be prior provincial, to replace Fr. Michael Farrugia who was elected Procurator General at the General Chapter held last September.

Activities of the Prior General

No: 
100/2013-11-12
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From the 22nd to the 24th of November, the Prior General, Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., took part in the 4th Symposium in the series, “Textos para un Milenio” (Texts for a Millennium) that was held in the parish in Ayala, Madrid. The theme was, Dignity and Resistance, Testimonies, Reflections and Commitment to the Victims. The talk the Prior General gave centred on the Carmelites who were prisoners in the Dachau concentration camp. Also, availing of the opportunity of being in Madrid, he gave a course on Bl.Titus Brandsma to the novices in the interprovincial novitiate in Salamanca.

Cause Nostrae Letitiae

No: 
99/2013-09-13
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November 2013

Initium Novitiatus

  • 17-11-13 Alex Giovanny Arevalo Quinchanegua (Ita-Col), Salamanca, España

Professio Solemnis

  • 30-09-13 Jan Maria Vianney Pavel Hanacek (BM), Kostelní Vydří, Česká republika
  • 30-11-13 Raphael Mary Nhat Tran (SEL), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 30-11-13 Nuno Miguel dos Santos Mendes (Lus), Fátima, Portugal
  • 30-11-13 Jerry De Sousa, (Flum), Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Help for the Philippines

No: 
98/2013-6-12
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Three weeks ago we sent out information on Task Force Carmel Cares, in response to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines.  Today we are happy to report that over €100,000 ($135,000) has been collected by the Curia. Thank you to all of our communities of friars, nuns, sisters, and lay Carmelites.

General Council begins Meetings

No: 
97/2013-4-12
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The General Council began a series of plenary meetings on 12th November, and apart from the ordinary administrative business of the order, the Council is studying a restructuring of the General Commissions, as recommended by the General Chapter. The Council hopes to finish the new structuring of the commissions by Christmas so that they can begin work in the new year.

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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