Day of Consecrated Life


The Carmelite Sisters at Saint Teresa's Motherhouse in Germantown, New York will celebrate Day of Consecrated Life on September 12, 2015.  This local event is part of the continuing celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life proclaimed by Pope Francis.  The event will start at 1:00 pm with a "Meet and Greet" session followed by [...]

Day of Consecrated Life2016-11-11T16:39:26-04:00

500 Years of Saint Teresa of Ávila


Sponsored by The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University Library Associates, Georgetown University   Georgetown University will celebrate the Quincentenary of Teresa of Ávila with an all-day commemoration in Lohrfink Auditorium, Rafik R. Hariri Building, on October 16, 2015, the day after the saint’s feast day. The event will include a symposium featuring the [...]

500 Years of Saint Teresa of Ávila2016-11-11T16:39:26-04:00



Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., Prior General. Dear brothers and sisters,   Another year gone by, and we are again looking forward to the feast of our Lady of Mount Carmel.  On account of that I would like to say a word to you all, first of all, to wish you a happy feast day and [...]

SOLEMNITY OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL 20152016-11-11T16:39:26-04:00

Carmelite Symposium 2015


(From The official website of Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm) The Carmelite Symposium sponsored by the Carmelite Institute of North America opened June 28th with the theme "Saint Teresa's Gift to the 21st Century" at Saint Mary's of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, IL. The event is attended by members belonging to both [...]

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28th Provincial Chapter Election Results


+ Maria In Thanksgiving to Almighty God  The Carmelite Friars of the North American Province of Saint Elias   Joyfully Announce the Election of our New Leadership for the 2015 – 2018 Triennium   During the 28th Provincial Chapter, held at Mt. Alvernia Retreat House in Wappingers Falls, New York, the following were elected and [...]

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Interview with the ocd Superior General, Father Saverio Cannistra 


This past May 7, the General Chapter reelected you to the office of Superior General. At the moment of election, what did you feel? Saint Paul says that the desires of the flesh are opposed to the desires of the Spirit. I have lived some of that within myself. I do not hide the desire [...]

Interview with the ocd Superior General, Father Saverio Cannistra 2019-08-08T12:02:22-04:00

First meeting with Mariam Baouardy, a Christian from Orient


HOLY LAND/ROME –  On May 17, Mariam Baouardy, together with Marie-Alphonsine Ghattas, will be canonized by Pope Francis in Rome. Below is a complete dossier prepared by the Carmel of Bethlehem and by father William-Marie Merchat, and promoted by l’OEuvre d’Orient which is proposed as a first meeting with Mariam Baouardy: a biography sketch and some major axes [...]

First meeting with Mariam Baouardy, a Christian from Orient2016-11-11T16:39:26-04:00

World Prayer for Peace


DOWNLOAD FLYER On March 28, 2015, the entire Teresian family of the Order of Discalced Carmelites, nuns, friars and secular members, in union with the whole Church, will celebrate the 500th birthday of St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church and reformer of Carmel. To mark this significant anniversary and as a birthday gift [...]

World Prayer for Peace2016-11-11T16:39:27-04:00