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International Conference on Edith Stein

In cooperation with the German Carmelite Institute (Forschungsinstitut der Deutschen Provinz der Karmeliten) the 5th Bi-Annual Conference of the ...

Meet the Carmelites in the Philippines

Renewal of vows and installation to the ministries of Acolyte and Lector

Five brothers renewed their vows in the Order of Carmelites on May 10, 2019 ...

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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 of Kenya (with ...

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Carmelite General Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

The General Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation met for its last session of the sessennium from 6-11 May 2019. Since its ...

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The stations of the Cross and Lenten reflections

Lectio Divina: John 15:12-17

1) Opening prayer

Lord our God, loving Father,
You have given us your Son Jesus Christ
as the true vine of life
and our source of strength.

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MEET THE CARMELITES

Meet the Carmelites in the Philippines

Renewal of vows and installation to the ministries of Acolyte and Lector

Five brothers renewed their vows in the Order of Carmelites on May 10, 2019  before the Philippine Prior Provincial, the Very Rev. Artemio Jusayan, O.Carm., at Titus Brandsma Center.
In his message to the brothers, Fr. Marlon

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NEWS FROM THE GENERAL COMMISSION:

Carmelite General Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

The General Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation met for its last session of the sessennium from 6-11 May 2019. Since its composition in 2014 it has been seized with the task of promoting the formation, development and animation of JPIC structures in the whole Carmelite Family. Over the course of the past five years the General Commission has been working towards the publication of a Carmelite JPIC Handbook. At the end of our latest meeting we presented the Prior General, Fr Fernando Millan Romeral, O.Carm., with a copy of the handbook entitled "From Contemplation to Action:

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CARMELITE HISTORY AND SPIRITUALITY

  • 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?

    ROOT

    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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