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No. 32          21/IV/2007         
Dutch Bishops Write Vatican Encouraging Brandma’s Canonization
 
   Cardinal Adrian Simonis, the President of the Dutch Conference of Bishops, has sent a letter to Cardinal José Saraiva Martins, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, on behalf of the Dutch Bishops’ Conference, encouraging advancement in the cause of Titus Brandsma. A copy of the letter, dated April 2, 2007, was sent to the Prior General, Joseph Chalmers, and to Ben Wolbers, the Prior Provincial of the Dutch Province.
   The letter was also published on website of the Dutch Catholic Church.
 


No. 31          21/IV/2007         
Elective Chapter of the Monastery Ntr. Sra. dea la Maravillas in Madrid, Spain (MAD)
 
The nuns of the Carmelite Monastery of N. Sra de la Maravillas in Madrid, Spain held their triennial elective chapter recently.
The results of the elections are:
Prioress: Sr. Mª Pilar Augusto, O. Carm.
1st Councilor: Sr. Mª  Magdalena Carretero, O. Carm.
2nd Councilor: Sr. Mª Inmaculada Ochoa, O. Carm.
3rd Councilor: Sr. Mª Noemi Temprano, O. Carm.
4th Councilor: Sr. Mª Brunilda Rodríguez, O. Carm.
Novice Director: Sr. Mª Antonia Domínguez, O. Carm.
Treasurer: Sr. Mª del Carmen Ruiz, O. Carm.
Sacristan: Sr. Mª Noemi Temprano, O. Carm.
 

No. 30          20/IV/2007         
Mª Pilar Linares Muñoz, O. Carm. (ANT)
 
Sr. Mª del Pilar Linares Muñoz, 83 years old, died on April 11, 2007. She was a member of the Carmelite community in the enclosed monastery in Antequera (Málaga), Spain.
Sister was born on October 9, 1923 in Cuevas Bajas (Málaga), Spain. She made her simple profession on February 16, 1950 and her solemn profession on February 16, 1953.
 

No. 29          20/IV/2007         
Lluís Torras i Comas, O. Carm. (Cat)
 
Fr. Lluís Torras i Comas, a member of the Catalonian Province, died on April 5, 2007. He was 87 years old.
Fr. Lluís was born on November 18, 1919 in Barcelona, Spain. He made his simple profession on September 24, 1941 and was ordained priest on June 23, 1946.
 


No. 28          18/IV/2007         
Hilaria van Nistelrooy, O. Carm. (ERL)
 
Sr. Hilaria van Nistelrooy, 89 years old, died on March 31, 2007. She was a member of the Carmelite community in the enclosed monastery in Erlangen, Germany.
Sister was born in Heesch, Netherlands, on June 16, 1917. She made her simple profession on September 12, 1944 in the Carmelite monastery in Boxmeer, Netherlands. In 1949 she transferred to the monastery in Schlüsselau, Germany, which had been founded the previous year from Boxmeer. In October 1969, that community founded the monastery in Erlangen.

No. 27          29/III/2007         
Reinald Knibbeler, O. Carm. (GerI)
 
Fr. Reinald Knibbeler, a member of the Carmelite community in Mainz, died on March 27 following a long period of illness. He was 79 years old.
Fr. Reinald was born on July 5, 1927 in Brunssum, Netherlands. He made his simple profession in Boxmeer on September 4, 1950 and was ordained priest on July 15, 1956. In 1961 he went to Germany to be part of what is now the Lower German Province.
 


No. 26          24/III/2007         
Bomb Lands in Carmelite Garden in Mozambique
 
On March 22, an army ammunition dump in Mozambique blew up. Several places in the surrounding area were hit by rockets and mortars. One bomb landed in the garden of the Carmelite residence but did not explode.
The Carmelites in Mozambique are a mission from the Pernambuco Province. According to Francisco de Sales, Prior Provincial of the Pernambuco Province, the Embassy of Mozambique called him to let him know that the Carmelites are safe. At the moment they have been moved from the house so that the army can deactivate the bomb.
Further information on the explosions:  English  |  Portuguese
 

No. 25          19/III/2007         
John Columba Fogarty, O. Carm. (PCM)
 
Fr. John Columba Fogarty, 82 years old, died on March 9, 2007 in Venice, Florida. He was a member of the PCM Province.
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 15, 1925. He made his simple profession on August 15, 1944 and was ordained priest on June 6, 1950. He ministered in the province's schools, and parishes and was a Campus Minister at two universities.
 

No. 24         17/III/2007         
An Art Competition for Children to Design a UN Stamp
 
     To commemorate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (October 17th) and the first United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (1997-2006), the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs, in collaboration with the Department of Public Information and the United Nations Postal Administration is pleased to announce an art competition for children to design a UN stamp on the theme "We Can End Poverty."
     The Carmelite NGO is supporting this initiative as a means for our ministries to teach children and their families about the problem of poverty in our world and the efforts to combat this major problem.
Who can participate?  Children ages 5-15
Deadline: June 30, 2007
More Information
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     The United Nation's website provides a variety of resources for parents and educators to use with children. Among these are the "Cyber Schoolbus." We invite you to review the various UN and Carmelite websites linked on the Carmelite NGO website (carmelites.info/ngo).
 


No. 23          17/III/2007         
Maria del Amparo Ibáñez Aguado, O. Carm. (MAD)
 
Sr. Maria del Amparo, 92 years old, died on February 26, 2007. She was a member of the Carmelite community in the enclosed monastery of Nuestra Senora de Maravillas in Madrid, Spain.
Sister was born in Santander on March 25, 1915. She made her simple profession on December 9, 1942. She lived religious life for 65 years as prioress, director of novices, and councilor.
 


No. 22          8/III/2007         
Kevin Shanley, O. Carm. (PCM)
 
Fr. Kevin Shanley, 75 years old, died on February 25, 2007. He was a member of the PCM Province and of the Carmelite community in Aylesford, Illinois.
He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on October 17, 1931. He made his simple profession on August 30, 1950 and was ordained priest on June 26, 1956.
 

No. 21         7/III/2007         
CITOC - the Carmelite News Magazine
 
The Next Issue of CITOC Available on Web
The January - March 2007 is now available online at the CITOC website (carmelites.info/citoc). The printed version is being sent from the Carmelite Publications Office in the Czech Republic and will be arriving around the world in the next few weeks. The on-line version includes some expanded articles, photos, and news updates not included in the printed version.
We hope you enjoy this issue of CITOC. It features a reflection on leisure and its importance in the lives of the members. Several Carmelites from around the world and their use of leisure are featured. We also have annual list of Carmelites celebrating anniversaries this year. In this issue, we introduce a new feature highlighting our Carmelite missions around the world. This issue also has an expanded version of the Isidore Bakanja Bulletin (The Bulletin of the International Commission of Lay Carmelites).
Some of CITOC's reoccuring features, such as the Carmelite Communications, Life in Carmel, Elective Chapters, Working with the Youth, Res Carmelitana, and the Necrology, are also available.
CITOC is also available to those wishing to purchase a subscription for a hard copy. We are finding an increasing number of Lay Carmelites are subscribing. Information on subscribing to CITOC is also available on the website: carmelites.info/citoc
We hope you enjoy this issue!
 

No. 20          7/III/2007         
Maria Fais, O. Carm. (SOG)
 
Sr. Maria Faise, 77 years old, died on February 22, 2007. She was a member of the Carmelite community in the enclosed monastery of Sogliano al Rubicone in Italy.
Sister was born in Bonarcado (Cagliari) on April 11, 1929. She made her simple profession on December 8, 1953.
 


No. 19         6/III/2007         
Annual Seminar on Carmelite Spirituality
 
Carmel: A School of Prayer
June 17 – 23, 2007
Center for Spirituality - Saint Mary’s College
Notre Dame, Indiana (USA)
Lectures, workshops, common prayer and daily Eucharist are the rhythm of this one-week seminar during which prayer, study, community and solitude offer an opportunity to renew one’s life, prayer and commitments during the present troubled times in society and in the church. The seminar is also an opportunity to discover new spiritual horizons with the guidance of the Carmelite Forum.
The program will be in English.
Presenters include: Daniel Chowning, OCD, Kevin Culligan, OCD, Keith J. Egan, T. O. Carm., Constance FitzGerald, OCD, Mary Frohlich, RSCJ, Kieran Kavanaugh, OCD, Gregory L. Klein, O. Carm., and John Welch, O. Carm.
The costs of US$500.00 includes the registration fee, tuition, a single room in Regina Hall, and board from Sunday dinner through Saturday lunch.
For more information, contact:
          Center for Spirituality
          Saint Mary’s College
          Notre Dame IN 4655
          Phone: [001] 574-284-4636 - FAX: [001] 574-284-4855
          E-Mail: (Angela Strotman) astrotma @ saintmarys.edu
 


No. 18          6/III/2007         
Gerald Heinen, O. Carm. (PCM)
 
Fr. Gerald Heinen, 82 years old, died on February 19, 2007. He was a member of the PCM Province and of the Carmelite community in Teaneck, New Jersey.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 19, 1925. He made his simple profession on August 15, 1944 and was ordained priest on June 6, 1950.
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