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Prior Generalis Ordinis

Fr. Míċéal O'Neill O.Carm.

Provincae Hiberniae alumnus
die XVII septembris a.D. MMXIX 
festa S. Alberti Hierosolomytani,
a Capitolo Generali

Prior ...

Sixth day of the General Chapter 2019

The second week of the Chapter began with a day of recollection and discernment. Morning Prayer and Eucharist were presided over by William Harry, ...

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Fifth day of the General Chapter 2019

The14th of September 2019, feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, coincided with the fifth day of our General Chapter, an important feast day ever ...

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Fourth day of the General Chapter 2019

On September 13, after morning prayer and Eucharist, presided by Bishop Antonio Muniz, O.Carm., the morning session was divided in two parts.
Firstly, ...

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TODAY'S CARMELITE LITURGY

St. Albert of Jerusalem, Bishop and Lawgiver of Carmel (Feast)

Saint Albert was born towards the middle of the 12th century in Castel Gualtieri in Emilia, Italy. He entered the Canons Regular of the Holy Cross at Mortara, Pavia, and became Prior there in 1180. In 1184, he was named bishop of Bobbio, and the following year he was transferred

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Lectio: Luke 7:11-17

1) Opening prayer

Almighty God,
our creator and guide,
may we serve You with all our hearts

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Lectio Divina: Luke 7:31-35
Lectio Divina: Luke 7:36-50
Lectio Divina: Luke 8:1-3
Lectio: St. Matthew, the Evangelist - Mt 9:9-13
Lectio Divina: 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)
Lectio Divina: Luke 8:16-18
Lectio Divina: Luke 8:19-21
  • Welcome!


    Message from the Prior General


    Dear friends of Carmel,

    Firstly, I want to welcome those of you who are visiting this website of the Carmelite Order. New technologies offer us the possibility to get mountains of information. The website of the Carmelite Order actually wants to do more, it wants to provide you with a space for reflection, a space to be in contact with spirituality, with tradition and with the charism of Carmel, a place of encounter among all the members of the Carmelite Family: friars, nuns, religious sisters, lay people, Carmelite youth, and everyone who, for one reason or another, is interested in the spiritual world of Carmel.
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  • The Carmelites


    The Carmelites? Who are we?

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    The Holy Land, Mount Carmel to be exact. A mountain celebrated for its sheer beauty. Stretching out into the deep blue of the Mediterranean Sea Mount Carmel in the springtime of the year is a glow with the vivacious colouring of flowering shrubs and plants. A symbol for the beauty of Mary. On that mountain the first Carmelites came together, a unique group. Laymen, most of them, living as hermits in community. They took as their model one who appealed to many monks in the West, the Prophet Elijah.

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