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Fourth day of the General Chapter 2019

On September 13, after morning prayer and Eucharist, presided by Bishop Antonio Muniz, O.Carm., the morning session was divided in two parts.
Firstly, ...

Third day of the General Chapter 2019

During the morning session, Michael Casey OCSO, basing himself on the biblical texts on the prophet Elijah, gave a reflection on how to pass on our ...

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Second Day of the General Chapter 2019

The second day of the General Chapter was filled with the reports of the four General Councillors. Each councillor gave a detailed report on his own ...

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First Day of the General Chapter 2019

Yesterday, 10 September 2019 at 9:30 am at the “Il Camelo”, Sassone, Rome, Italy, the Prior General, Fr Fernando Millán Romeral, presided the Holy ...

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Lectio Divina: Luke 7:1-10

PRAYER

Holy Father, through Jesus Your Son, the Word made flesh for us, send me Your Holy Spirit, that my ears may be opened to hear the “letter of love” that You have written to me and enlighten my mind that I may understand it in depth.

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Lectio: Luke 7:11-17
Lectio Divina: Luke 7:31-35
Lectio Divina: Luke 7:36-50
Lectio Divina: Luke 8:1-3
Lectio: St. Matthew, the Evangelist - Mt 9:9-13
Lectio Divina: 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)
Lectio Divina: Luke 8:16-18
  • 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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