Fr. Ton was born in 1958 in the Netherlands. After secondary school he became a priest student of the diocese of Haarlem and studied at the Missionary College of the Mill Hill missionaries in Roosendaal (NL) and at the Missionary Institute in London. In 1984 he entered the Carmelite Order and continued to study theology and spirituality at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. Father Van der Gulik was ordained priest in 1996. He worked in different parishes and was a spiritual councilor in a hospital and a nursing home. He was also appointed librarian and archivist of the Dutch Carmelite Institute (NCI).
Father Van der Gulik became librarian of the Bibliotheca Carmelitana in Rome in 2010. He is also working as archivist at the General Curia of the Order.
Email: biblioteca @ ocarm.org
For the documents before 1935 please contact the archivist of the historical section of the General Archive, Fr. Emanuele Boaga, O.Carm.: [email protected]