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Appointments of the Prior General with his Council


During the last Plenary Session of the General Council the Prior General with his Council has appointed for the General Delegation Titus Brandsma, Colombia (with effect from 25th January 2016):

  • General Delegate:  Fr. Luis Javier Villegas Posada, O.Carm.
  • 1st Councilor:  Fr. Juan Evangelista Quiroga Castañeda, O.Carm.
  • 2nd Councilor:  Fr. Pedro Arenas Ribeiro, O.Carm.

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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. 

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