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Saint Teresa of Avila: The Stages of a Life


St. Teresa of Jesus was born in Avila (Spain) on the 28th March 1515, from a noble and religious family. At 21 she became a Carmelite at the Monastery of the Incarnation in Avila.

The first years of her life, until her teenage years, were filled with religious fervor. She thought of God, of holiness, of seeing

Casa de Caridade Padre Ibiapina

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By Maria de Fátima Andrade Holanda Albuquerque

I began in the Third Order of the Carmel in 1998, where on invite by a friend I participated in the first meeting in the Church and I am professed Carmelite from year 2000. In November 2007, I became the president of Casa de Caridade Padre Ibiapina, a duty, which from the time that the Third Order took in charge that Institution has always been taken over by Carmelite lays.

Chocolatada Navideña JUCAR


Peru: On December 20th, 2014, Members of the Peurvian Carmelite Youth (Jucar Peru) organized a  Christmas Chocolate (Chocolatada Navideña) for 200 children in the town of  Carmen, Chincha, 200 Km south of Lima, Peru.

Initiation to the Carmel Youth


Phillipines: On the December 23, 2014, Very Reverend Christian Buenafe, O. Carm., Prior Provincial of the Blessed Titus Brandsma Province, Philippines, accepted into the Carmel Youth the following:

Celebrations of the Third Order of Carmel in Rockhampton


Australia: Here in Rockhampton we just couldn’t wait for next year to have our big celebration on the feast of St. Teresa of Avila, as the saying goes “we jumped the gun” by having our big day this year.

The night was beautiful, the weather just right,

Canonical Foundation of Regina Décor Carmeli TOC Community


Philippines: Established on March 19, 2005 at the Parish of Our lady of Mount Carmel, Pulong Buhangin, Sta. Maria, Bulacan, the Regina Décor Carmeli TOC Community was canonically erected on Nov. 29, 2014.

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