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Presentation by Fr. Eduardo Agosta Scarel at UISG Rome on Climate Change


Fr. Dr. Eduardo Agosta Scarel, O. Carm., from the Spanish Province of Castilla in Argentina gave a presentation on “Carmel Caring for Environment” for the Integrity of Creation Working Group (ICWG) of the Union of Superior Generals (UISG & USG) in Rome 11 October 2010 from 10 a.m.-12 noon.

First Meeting of Bursars of the Asian Region, 11-15 October 2010

First Meeting of Bursars of the Asian Region

From October 11 to 15 a meeting of bursars was held in St Joseph’s Retreat Centre in the hills outside Bali in Indonesia. The bursars from Indonesia and its commissariats and mission in China,

International Symposium on Climate Change and Justice


The German Catholic Bishops’ Organisation for Development Cooperation (Misereor) together with the Pontifical Justitia et Pax Council organized an International Symposium on Climate Change and Justice in the Vatican City, October 1st-3rd 2010.

Announcement of the Titus Brandsma JPIC Essay Competition 2009-2010 for Carmelite Students


The winners of The Titus Brandsma JPIC Essay Competition 2009-2010 for Carmelite Students are:

  • First prize 1000 Euro: Bro. Glen Attard, O.Carm (Mel) writing on "Contemplation and globalization in a Carmelite perspective".

JPIC Seminar in Zimbabwe

JPIC Seminar in Zimbabwe

The International JPIC Commission of the Order organized a seminar on Climate change in Harare, Zimbabwe, for our African Carmelite students (friars and sisters) between July 25 and 29, 2010. There was a good Carmelite representation. Fr. Eduardo Agosta Scarel (Cast) from Argentina spoke about the scientific basis of climate change and gave some clues on contemplative ecology. Fr. Boniface Kimondolo (Cat) from Kenya talked about the pastoral aspects of climate change in Africa.

European Pilgrimage of Hope

European Pilgrimage of Hope

Last minute preparations are being made for the arrival of nearly 200 young people from all over Europe for the European Youth Pilgrimage of Hope in Rome from the 19th to 25th July 2010. All the provinces, commissariats, and delegations of the Carmelite European area will be represented by young people from Italy, Romania, Malta, Portugal, Spain, France, the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Britain and Ireland.

First meeting of the Bursars of the Iberian Region


On the 26th of June a group of bursars of the Iberian Region met with the Bursar General at the Carmelite house of Ayala in Madrid. Present were: Frs.Vicente Arranda Guillén (Arag), José Ramón Medina Madueño (Bet), Marín Antonio Lozano Moreno (Cast), Joan Gúell y Casademont (Cat) and Ricardo dos Reis Rainho (Lus). There were two main topics on the agenda: the economic situation of each of the provinces and the compiling the annual economic report for the Curia. Another meeting with the bursars of the Asia-Australia-Oceania area is planned for October 2010.

Asian Formators Conference, Cikanyere, Indonesia, 25-30 May 2010


Asian Formators Conference, Cikanyere, Indonesia, 25-30 May 2010 The Asia-Australia-Oceania Formators Conference was held in Cikanyere, Indonesia from 25th to 30th May 2010. Although the facilitator, Fr. Joseph Chalmers, O. Carm., was unable to come due to unforeseen problems, the conference ran smoothly using procedures Fr. Chalmers provided for use in his absence.

Website for Pilgrimage of Hope

The New Website for Pilgrimage of Hope can be found here

Meeting of the International Formation Commission in Rome


The International Formation Commission of the Order met in Rome from the 11th to the 13th May 2010.-Among the issues the Commission members addressed were the following: the final preparations for the course for formators that will take place in Camocim (Brazil) from 1st to 15th August 2010 at which almost 70 formators from the all the geographical areas of the Order will participate; further courses in on-going formation planned in Spain (Salamanca/Avila) in 2011 and in the Holy Land 2012; the positive evaluation of the part

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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." 


by Dr. Radut