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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

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

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

News from the Carmelite monasteries

On the 22nd of August, the first monastery in Mozambique was opened, dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima, located next to the formation house of the

Canonical erection of the General Commissariat of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and Saint Albert of Jerusalem

Having examined the documents required by the Constitutions of our Order, the General Council during session 265 of the 3rd of September 2019 decided

CAUSA NOSTRAE LAETITIAE - Augustus 2019

Initium Novitiatus


  • 11-08-19 Franata Setyaji (Indo), Batu, Indonesia
  • 11-08-19 Steven Pratama Ginting (Indo), Batu, Indonesia
  • 11-08-19 Agusman
General Chapter of the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters "Istituto di Nostra Signora del Carmelo"

The General Chapter of the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters "Istituto di Nostra Signora del Carmelo" was held 20 July to 4 August 2019 at Casa

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Porlamar, Venezuela

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Porlamar, Venezuela, was held 17 August 2019. The following were elected:


  • Prioress: Sr. Norma

General Chapter of the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters "Handmaids of Our Lady of Mount Carmel"

The General Chapter of the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters "Handmaids of Our Lady of Mount Carmel" was held 13-27 August 2019 at Mary Carmel

Carmelite European Youth Gathering

Some 40 participants from the provinces of Malta, Italia, Poland, Britain, Ireland, Arago-Castile-Valencia, Betica, the General Commissariat of

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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."