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LECTIO DIVINA

Jesus appears to the apostles Luke 24: 35-48 1. Opening prayer Shaddai, God of the mountain, You who make of our fragile life the rock of your dwelling place,

Lectio Divina April 2015

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Pope's prayer intentions for April 2015

Universal: Creation - That people may learn to respect creation and care for it as a gift of God.

Evangelization: Persecuted Christians - That persecuted Christians may feel the consoling presence of the Risen Lord and the solidarity of all the Church.

Lectio Divina April - abril - aprile 2015

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"Lectio Divina", a Latin term, means "divine reading" and describes a way of reading the Scriptures whereby we gradually let go of our own agenda and open ourselves to what God wants to say to us. In the 12th century, a Carthusian monk called Guigo, described the stages which he saw as essential to the practice of Lectio Divina. There are various ways of practicing Lectio Divina either individually or in groups but Guigo's description remains fundamental.

Carmelite History and Spirituality

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As one may expect, in the Rule of Carmel there are no detailed prescriptions about the liturgy, nor are there any references to the Resurrection of the Lord. Nevertheless, the Rule refers briefly to the Liturgy of Hours, to the frequency of them, to the Liturgical Year,

INFORMATION

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Agenda and Activities of the General Council from January to May 2015
For privacy reason, names of the General Council are not allowed to put in the agenda. For more information about the agenda and activities of the General Council, please contact the secretarial office of the Curia Generalizia dei Carmelitani.


January 2015

12-16

Assembly of the Delegation Titus Brandsma - Colombia

20-23

Assembly of the Provincial Commissariat of  Peru

15-30

Meeting and Fraternal visit of General Delegation of India

20-27

Meeting of the Superiors and formators of the Africa

22-24

Committee for Youth - Europe

25-30

Financial Review

26-30

Assembly of the Provincial Commissariat of  Bolivia


February 2015

01-15

Fraternal visit to the Province of St. Thomas - India

8-14

Meeting of the superiors and treasurers of the Americas

16-28

Canonical Visitation of the Carmelite Nuns in Indonesia

16-21

Retreat for the Carmelite Nuns of the Monastery of Mount Carmel

19-21

Council  on Cohabitation - Focene

21-

Fraternal visit and Meeting of the Francophone Region of Africa

23-06/3

Plenary Council - Rome


March 2015

23-06/3

Plenary Council - Rome

10-14

Meeting of the General Commission of Finance - Rome, Italy

17-22

Congress of Lay Carmelite in Asia, Australia and Oceania - Philippines

19

Conference on Saint Teresa of Avila - Rome

23-28

Canonical Visitation - Portugal

28

Meeting of the Little Flower Society - Horsham, England


April 2015

06-10

Provincial Chapter of the Malta Province

13-15

Meeting of the Restructuring Commission of Culture - Rome

20-23

Regional Meeting of Europe - Cracovia

27-29

Assembly of the Superiors General (USG) - Rome

27-30

Canonical Visitation  of the Catalonia Province

23-28

Meeting of the General Commission for Laity - Rome

24-26

Meeting of the General Commission for Liturgy and Prayer


May 2015

04-07

Chapter of the General Commissariat of La Bruna

09-12

Provincial Chapter of the Poland Province

18-22

Meeting of the Formation Commission

25-30

Provincial Chapter of the German Province


Chapter of the Monastery of Aracena

P. Ignatius Suyadi, (Indo)
15-02-15

Ortus: 30-07-65
P. Temp.: 12-07-92
P. Soll.: 15-08-97
Ord.: 15-08-98

Sr. Gemma Angelo, (HUD)
21-02-15

Ortus: 17-03-29
P. Temp.: 21-07-57
P. Soll.: 28-08-60

P. John Madden, (Hib)
23-02-15

Ortus: 10-06-32
P. Temp.: 24-09-50
P. Soll.: 01-11-53
Ord.: 14-07-57

Sr. Concepción Arenilla Fernández, (ARA)
26-02-15

Ortus: 27-10-29
P. Temp.: 04-10-55
P. Soll.: 05-10-58

P. Eligio Albanese, (Neap)
 06-03-15

Ortus: 09-02-36
P. Temp.: 15-10-53
P. Soll.: 19-03-57
Ord.: 23-04-60

Sr. Theresia Kretschmann, (ERL)
10-03-15

Ortus: 23-09-21
P. Temp.: 15-09-51
P. Soll.: 15-09-54

P. Gerard Oude Hengel, (Neer)
11-03-15

Ortus: 12-05-29
P. Temp.: 15-09-52
P. Soll.: 15-09-55
Ord.: 06-07-58

R.I.P

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