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Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Zaragoza, Spain

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Zaragoza, Spain, was held 15 October 2020. The following were elected:


  • Prioress:  Sr. Elena
Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Fontiveros, Spain

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Fontiveros, Spain, was held 5 October 2020. The following were elected:


  • Prioress:  Sr. M. del
A Meeting of the International Secretariat for the Carmelite Laity

On the 19 September, the members of the International Secretariat for the Carmelite Laity met for the first time through the Zoom online platform. The

CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE - September 2020

Initium Novitiatus


  • 01-09-20 Kacper Galiński (Pol), Obory, Polska
  • 04-09-20 Achille Babassagana (Ger-Cam), Efoulan, Cameroun
  • 04-09-20 Jude Sahila
New Prior Provincial and Councilors of the Betica Province

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


  • Prior Provincial: 
Assembly of the Federation "Verge, Flor del Carmel", Spain

The Assembly of the Federation "Verge, Flor del Carmel" (Catalonia), was held 15 September 2020. The following were elected:


  • President:  Sr. María
VITAM COELO REDDIDERUNT

Sr. Caroline Schmutzer, (NUL)
03-09-20
Ortus: 21-06-24
P. Temp.: 29-10-56
P. Soll.: 29-10-59

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Valencia, Spain

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Valencia, Spain, was held 25 September 2020. The following were elected:


  • Prioress:  Sr. M
Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Batu, Indonesia

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Batu, Indonesia, was held 24 September 2020. The following were elected:


  • Prioress:  Sr. M. Laura
Provincial Chapter of the Dutch Province

During the Provincial Chapter of the Dutch Province held on 22-24 September 2020 were elected:


  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Huub Welzen, O.Carm.
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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."