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Sr. M. Geltrude Rossi, (MTN)



Ortus: 19-10-29
P. Temp.: 15-10-51
P. Soll.: 27-12-54


Initium Novitiatus

  • 18-09-18 Jakub Drożdżewicz, (Pol) Obory, Polska
  • 18-09-18 Łukasz Jasiński, (Pol) Obory, Polska
  • 15-10-18 Gabrielle Maria Dal Col (PAR), Paranavaí, Brasil

Professio Temporanea

  • 06-10-18 Manuel Santiago Moreno (Baet), Osuna, España
Meeting of the General Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

The General Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of creation held its annual meeting from 17-22 October 2018. All Commission members – Frs Mark Zittle, O.Carm (SEL), Hariawan Adji, O.Carm (Indo), Eduardo Agosta Scarel, O.Carm (ACV); Mrs Esther Martin Lozano (Karit, Spain); Sr Annah Theresa Nyadombo, HLMC; Sr Jane Remson, COLMC and Conrad Mutizamhepo, O.Carm. (General Councillor and Praeses) – were in attendance. During the introductory session the Commission evaluated the July 2017 Carmelite Family JPIC Congress that was held at Casa Sao Nuno, Fatima, Portugal.

Projects of the General Archive of the Carmelites

Thanks to the contributions of the Conference of Italian Bishops (CEI), destined for archives and historical libraries belonging to Dioceses, Congregations and Religious Orders, the General Archive of the Order in 2018 was able to carry out, the project of digitizing nine manuscripts of the "General Postulation" Section, vis à vis the series "Vitae servorum Dei Carmelitarum",

The Carmelite General Archive: conferral of the 2018 Research Grant

On September 27, 2018, Dr. Vera Frantellizzi was assigned the research grant named in memory of Fr. Emanuele Boaga, O. Carm. At this second edition of the competition (2018) ten scholars took part, with high quality projects.

The 20th Anniversary of the establishment in Trinidad

On Monday, October 15, 2018 the Carmelites of the St Elias Province will celebrate the 20th Anniversary in Trinidad. A mass will be celebrated at 6:30pm at St. Michael’s parish in Maracas Valley where the Carmelites have served for many years. Fr Mario Esposito, O.Carm., the Prior Provincial of the Carmelites will be the celebrant. Parishioners from all the parishes the Carmelites have served in have been invited.

The 50th anniversary of the Carmelites' arrival on the island of Flores, Indonesia

October 4, 2018 was a great day for “East Indonesian” Carmelites in the Province of Indonesia. They opened the 50th anniversary celebration of Carmel’s arrival on the island of Flores which contains Indonesia’highest Catholic population.

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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."