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We have been asked to talk about the problems we faced in our service and animation in our Institutes. I would like to begin this chat but saying that after more than nine years as Prior General of the Order of Carmelites, personally I do not feel “burned out”, exhausted or discouraged.
Dear young Carmelites, from all over the world, who are taking part in this World Youth Day in Krakow, welcome! Make the best of these days of praying, sharing with others and enjoying faith.
In addition to being a wonderful city for its art and beauty, Krakow is a place that has very close links with our Carmelite history. At the shrine of “Our Lady of the Sands” (Na Piasku) that was in the care of Carmelites
On the 29th of July, as part of the World Youth Day (citoc 58/2016) the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral O.Carm. accompanied by Fr. John Keating, O.Carm. Councillor General for Europe, had a meeting In Krakow with the Archbishop of Leopolis (Ukraine), Mieczysław Mokrzycki,
I am very happy to be here and to meet again so many good friends of the Carmelite Family. More than 450 people reflecting together on the spiritual journey of Carmel is quite impressive, especially for our times.