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CHRISTUS RESURREXIT!

Christus resurrexit!
Resurrexit vere! AlleluIa!

The 600th anniversary of the advent of the Carmelite friars in Malta (1418 - 2018)

Some Maltese historians maintain that the Carmelites came to Malta before 1418, however there is no documentation to sustain this. In the book by the ...

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Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Barcelona, Spain

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Barcelona, Spain, was held 6 April 2019. The following were elected:

  • Prioress: Sr. M. Pilar Simón ...
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An Annual Report on ISA Programs and Activities of the Carmelites in the Philippines

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Friends, Benefactors and Sponsors of ISA!

Warm greetings from the Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA)!

Once   again,   ...

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The stations of the Cross and Lenten reflections

Lectio Divina: John 20:11-18

Easter Time

1) Opening prayer

O God of life,
we profess our faith in Jesus
and recognize Him as our Lord and Savior. Make us listen to Him
when He speaks His good news to us
for it is a message of life.

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Lectio Divina: Luke 24:13-35
Lectio Divina: Luke 24:35-48
Lectio Divina: John 21:1-14
Lectio Divina: Mark 16:9-15
Lectio Divina: 2nd Sunday of Easter (C)
Lectio: Matthew 11:25-30
Lectio Divina: John 3:7b-15

MEET THE CARMELITES

The 600th anniversary of the advent of the Carmelite friars in Malta (1418 - 2018)

Some Maltese historians maintain that the Carmelites came to Malta before 1418, however there is no documentation to sustain this. In the book by the Carmelite Friar Seraphin Abela written in 1993, entitled 'The first Carmelites in Malta - The Old Annunciation (Lunzjata l - qadima) (1418-1659)' he

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CARMELITE HISTORY AND SPIRITUALITY

  • Welcome!


    Message from the Prior General


    Dear friends of Carmel,

    Firstly, I want to welcome those of you who are visiting this website of the Carmelite Order. New technologies offer us the possibility to get mountains of information. The website of the Carmelite Order actually wants to do more, it wants to provide you with a space for reflection, a space to be in contact with spirituality, with tradition and with the charism of Carmel, a place of encounter among all the members of the Carmelite Family: friars, nuns, religious sisters, lay people, Carmelite youth, and everyone who, for one reason or another, is interested in the spiritual world of Carmel.
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  • The Carmelites


    The Carmelites? Who are we?

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    The Holy Land, Mount Carmel to be exact. A mountain celebrated for its sheer beauty. Stretching out into the deep blue of the Mediterranean Sea Mount Carmel in the springtime of the year is a glow with the vivacious colouring of flowering shrubs and plants. A symbol for the beauty of Mary. On that mountain the first Carmelites came together, a unique group. Laymen, most of them, living as hermits in community. They took as their model one who appealed to many monks in the West, the Prophet Elijah.

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