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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

P. Wolfram Schüßler, (Ger)
Ortus: 04-08-37
P. Temp.: 02-02-62
P. Soll.: 02-02-65
Ord.: 29-06-66

Sr. Redempta Paul, (ERL/erem.)
Ortus: 16

Management of the cultural heritage of the Order

A topic of which we speak little, but which has an important relevance in the life of our Order, is the management of the cultural assets that we have

Second Meeting of Carmelite Laity of the Iberian Region

From the 22nd to the 24th,of March, the Second Meeting of Carmelite Laity of the Iberian Region took place at the "Casa Sao Nuno" in Fátima (Portugal)

News from the Office of the Postulator General

In Session 233, on the 7th of September, 2018, the General Council authorised the Postulator General to proceed with the cause for beatification and


Professio Solemnis
19-01-19 Dieudonné Benon (Baet-Bur), Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
02-02-19 Manoel Messias De Oliveira (Pern) Recife, Brasil

General Chapter of the Congregation "Irmãs Carmelitas da Divina Providéncia"

The General Chapter of the Carmelite Sisters of the Congregation "Irmãs Carmelitas da Divina Providéncia" (ICDP) was held in January 2019. The

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As Carmelites We live our life of allegiance to Jesus Christ and to serve Him faithfully with a pure heart and a clear conscience through a commitment to seek the face of the living God (the contemplative dimension of life), through prayer, through fraternity, and through service (diakonia). These three fundamental elements of the charism are not distinct and unrelated values, but closely interwoven. 

All of these we live under the protection, inspiration and guidance of Mary, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, whom we honor as "our Mother and sister."