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During the Provincial Chapter of the Betica Province held on 14-16 April 2014 were elected:

  • Prior Provincial:  Fr. Francisco Daza Valverde, O.Carm.
  • First Councilor:  Fr. José Ramón Medina Madueño, O.Carm.
  • Second Councilor:...


  The Passion of Jesus according to JohnJohn 18:1 – 19:42 1. Recollection in prayer – Statio Come, you who refresh us,the soul’s delightful guest,come take...

Holy Father's Prayer Intentions for April 2014

Ecology and Justice.  That governments may foster the protection of creation and the just distribution of natural resources.

Hope for the Sick.  That the Risen Lord may fill with hope the hearts of those who are being tested by pain and sickness.

Lectio Divina April - abril - aprile 2014

"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

Suspended between two worlds Holy Saturday is suspended between two worlds: that of the darkness and death of Good Friday, and that of the Resurrection and restoration of the Light of Christ on Easter Sunday. Holy Saturday is essentially a day of solemn vigil, prayer...


Sr. Anne van Deelen, (NUL)

Ortus: 30-01-29
P. Temp.: 16-05-50
P. Soll.: 16-05-53

Fr. Alphonsus Brennan, (Brit)
Consiliarius Generalis et Oeconomus Generalis 1983-1989

Ortus: 15-10-30
P. Temp.: 24-09-50
P. Soll.: 16-10-54
Ord.: 20-07-58



Prior General , Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm

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