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New Prior Provincial and Councilors of the Catalonian Province

The Prior General has confirmed the recent elections of the Prior Provincial and the Councilors of the Catalonian Province:

  • Prior Provincial: Fr
VITAM COELO REDDIDIT admin Tue, 2020-03-31 12:30
19/2020 – 31 – 03

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Fr. Edgar Koning, O.Carm. Fr. Edgar was born in 1932 in the Netherlands, made his first

VITAM COELO REDDIDERUNT admin Sat, 2020-03-21 11:19
18/2020 – 03 – 21

Sr. Dolores de M. de la Cruz Sánchez Fernández (TAR)
Ortus: 15-10-22
P. Temp.: 12-09-46
P. Soll.: 25-07-67

First Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Palangkaraya, Indonesia

The first Elective Chapter of the Monastery of Palangkaraya, Indonesia, was held on 12 March 2020. The monastery was founded in 1993 from our

Message to the Order re the Coronavirus admin Fri, 2020-03-13 12:16
16/2020 – 13 – 03

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

on this rare occasion I want to address a word of support to all our members who in one way or another are affected by


Initium Novitiatus

  • 10-12-19 Virgilio De Jesus Brites (Aust), Hera, Timor-Leste
  • 10-12-19 Honorio Pereira Bobo Lobato (Aust), Hera, Timor-Leste
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The return of the Carmelites to the shrine of St Angelus, Licata (Agrigento, Italy)

On the occasion of the eighth centenary of the martyrdom of St Angelus of Jerusalem (5 May 1220-5 May 2021), the Carmelite Order has organized a rich


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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. 

All of these we live under the protection, inspiration and guidance of Mary, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, whom we honor as "our Mother and sister."