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A change of date for the memorial of St. Nuno Alvarez Pereira, from the 1st of April to the 6th of November.

No: 
12/2014-20-2
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The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments recently approved the changing of the date of the memorial of St. Nuno Alvarez Pereira from the 1st of April to the 6th of November. This change to the liturgical calendar

Provincial Chapter of the Province of India

No: 
11/2014-14-02
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During the Provincial Chapter of the Province of India held on 13-15 February 2014 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Robert Thomas Puthussery, O.Carm.
  • First Councilor:   Fr. Jose Alex Valavanattu, O.Carm.
  • Second Councilor: Fr. Thankachan Njaliath, O.Carm.
  • Third Councilor:  Fr. Boby Sebastian Tharakunnel, O.Carm.
  • Fourth Councilor:  Fr. Regi Jacob Pullan, O.Carm.

Course in English Language for friars at Aylesford: 1st July – 16th August 2014

No: 
10/2014-12-02
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As publicised at the General Chapter 2013, there will be a basic course in English language at Aylesford, England. At the end of the experience, participants will have the fundamental tools and confidence to begin developing communication skills in English.

Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

No: 
9/2014-11-02
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Sr. Anne van Deelen, (NUL)
30-01-14

Ortus: 30-01-29
P. Temp.: 16-05-50
P. Soll.: 16-05-53
 

Fr. Alphonsus Brennan, (Brit)
Consiliarius Generalis et Oeconomus Generalis 1983-1989
10-02-14

Ortus: 15-10-30
P. Temp.: 24-09-50
P. Soll.: 16-10-54
Ord.: 20-07-58

R.I.P

Causa Nostrae Letitiae

No: 
8/2014-03-02
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Ianuarius 2014

Initium Novitiatus

  • 02-01-14 Santos Cecilio Hernández Carranza (PCM) Lurin, Peru
  • 02-01-14 Salvador Benítez Iglesias (PCM) Lurin, Peru
  • 02-01-14 Saúl Adalberto Mejía Fuñes (PCM) Lurin, Peru
  • 20-01-14 Cristiano Garcia Dias Barbosa (Pern) Belo Horizonte, Brasil
  • 20-01-14 Itamar dos Santos Neri (Pern) Belo Horizonte, Brasil
  • 20-01-14 Valmir Gomes dos Santos (Pern) Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Vitam Coelo Reddiderunt

No: 
7/2014-31-01
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Sr. Agnes Wassenberg, (BOX)
28-12-13

Ortus: 14-07-14
P. Temp.: 08-09-40
P. Soll.: 08-09-43

Sr. M. de los Angeles de la Osa Ortega, (ARA)
04-01-14

Ortus: 18-03-26
P. Temp.: 27-11-48

Provincial Chapter of the Province of Rio de Janeiro

No: 
6/2014-22-01
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During the Provincial Chapter of the Province of Rio de Janeiro held on 20-24 January 2014 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Evaldo Xavier Gomes, O.Carm.
  • First Councilor:  Fr. Alexandre Donizete Cortez, O.Carm.
  • Second Councilor:  Fr. Adailson Quintino dos Santos, O.Carm.

Provincial Chapter of the Province of Pernambuco

No: 
5/2014-15-1
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During the Provincial Chapter of the Province of Pernambuco held on 13-17 January 2014 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Altamiro Ternorio da Paz, O.Carm.
  • First Councilor:   Fr. Luiz Nunes Pereira, O.Carm.
  • Second Councilor: Fr. Alberto Bezerra da Costa, O.Carm.

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Tanay, Philippines

No: 
4/2014-13-1
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The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Tanay, Philippines, was held 9 January 2014. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. M. Rebecca Valdez, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:   Sr. Maria de los Angeles de Jesus Perez, O.Carm.
  • 2nd Councilor:  Sr. M. Esperanza Cecilio, O.Carm.
  • Director of Novices:  Sr. M. Esperanza Cecilio, O.Carm.

Events for the Centenary of Fr. Jerónimo Gracián

No: 
3/2014-11-1
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On account of the celebration of the 400 years since the death of Fray Jerónimo Gracián (Valladolid, 1545 – Brussels, 1614), the General Councils of the Carmelites and the Discalced Carmelites have put together a programme of commemorative events. On the 20th of September,

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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.

 



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