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Ortus: 27-05-41
P. Temp.: 29-08-62

Meeting of the General Secretariat for Carmelite Nuns

From August 31 to September 3 the General Secretariat for Carmelite Nuns met at the Sant'Alberto International Center in Rome. At the meeting, chaired by Fr. Mario Alfarano, Delegate General, all members were present: Sr. M. Pilar Simon i Blasco (BAR), Sr. Liliana Capos Rosa (ANT), Sr. M. Elena Tolentino (BUR),

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Carpineto Romano, Italy

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Carpineto Romano, Italy, was held 21 September 2018. The following were elected:

  • Prioress:  Sr. M. Noemi Malagesi, O.Carm.
Activities of the Prior General

On the 24th and 25th of July, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., attended the General Chapter of the "Carmelite Sisters of the Sacred Heart" (Hermanas Carmelitas del Sagrado Corazón) that took place in Malaga (Spain) from July 17 to 7 August 7 (Citoc-online 60/2018).

Provincial Chapter of the Maltese Province

During the Provincial Chapter of the Maltese Province held on 10-14 September 2018 following earlier elections were confirmed:

  • Prior Provincial: Fr. Joseph Saliba, O.Carm.
  • First Councilor: Fr. Mark Attard, O.Carm.

Professio Temporanea

  • 18-08-18 Szymon Szablowski (Pol), Obory, Polska
  • 18-08-18 Adam Stępniewski (Pol), Obory, Polska
  • 19-08-18 M. Cecilia Carmeli Huong Nguyen (BUR), Burgos, Pilipinas


Flooding in Kerala (India)

During the recent floods that affected India (mostly in the State of Kerala), producing 1000 fatalities and damaging thousands of homes, Carmelites, both of the Province of St. Thomas and the General Delegation of St. Therese and St. Albert,

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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. 

All of these we live under the protection, inspiration and guidance of Mary, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, whom we honor as "our Mother and sister."