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The Closing of the 4th Centenary of the Death of Fr. Gracián

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On the last 12th to 14th of November, the closing of the 4th Centenary of the death of Fr. Jerome Gracián Dantisco took place in Madrid. For this occasion, a congress was held in the halls of our parish in Ayala. A number of expert in his biography and spiritual doctrine took part in the congress which was organised by the group called “Textos para un Milenio” (Texts for a Millennium”). A large number of the public attended. 

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Moncorvo, Portugal

No: 
103/2014-19-11
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The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Moncorvo, Portugal, was held 6 November 2014. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. M. Imaculada Conceição Nevado, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:   Sr. M. Sagrada Família Costa, O.Carm.
  • 2nd Councilor:  Sr. M. Eucaristia Pires, O.Carm.
  • 3rd Councilor:   Sr M. Imaculado Coração Martins, O.Carm.

XIV General Chapter of the Carmelite missionary sisters St. Theresa of the Child Jesus

No: 
102/2014-16-11
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The XIV General Chapter of the Carmelite missionary sisters St. Theresa of the Child Jesus was held 1-15 November 2014 at Focene, Italy. The following were elected:

  • Superior General:   Mother M. Donatella Cappello
  • Vicar General and 1st Councilor:  M. Vanilda Da Silva Rocha
  • 2nd Councilor:  Sr. M. Teresa Ruocco
  • 3rd Councilor:  Sr. M. Vestina Tibenda V.

Activities of the Prior General

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101/2014-14-11
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Apart from the activities and celebrations that have been reported in CITOC in recent months, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., attended the General Chapter of the Hermanas Carmelitas del Sagrado Corazon (HCSCJ) on the 24th and 25th of July.

First meeting of the General Commission for the revision of the Constitutions

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100/2014-12-11
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The first meeting of the new General Commission for the revision of the Constitutions took place recently at the Centro Internazionale San Alberto in Rome, from Monday 3th to Wednesday 5th November.

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Roxas, Philippines

No: 
99/2014-07-11
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The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Roxas, Philippines, was held 10 November 2014. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. M. Ana Abrogar, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:   Sr. M. Catalina Elum, O.Carm.
  • 2nd Councilor:  Sr. M. Linda García, O.Carm.

Appointment

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On the 5th of November, Pope Francis appointed João José da Costa, O.Carm. to be the Coadjutor bishop of the Archdiocese of Aracaju (Brazil). Bishop João Costa, who up to now has been the Bishop of Iguatu,

Causa Nostrae Letitiae - October 2014

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97/2014-4-11
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Initium Novitiatus

  • 10-08-14 Gabriel Dibya Panata Lumanto (Indo), Batu, Malang. Indonesia
  • 10-08-14 Ioannes Maria Wirawan Cuanda (Indo), Batu, Malang. Indonesia
  • 10-08-14 Albertus Bernando Agung Hamonangan Situmorang (Indo), Batu, Malang. Indonesia

Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

No: 
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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

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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