Discalced Carmelite Friars

Province of St. Therese

Communicationes Archive

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Communicationes 340 cover
  • Conference on Fr. Francisco Palau
  • Carmel: 400 Years in Bologna
  • The Soso Carmel in the state of Jharkhand, India celebrated its 50 years of foundation
  • Meeting of the Latin American Association of Carmelites
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Shrine: A Minor Basilica


Communicationes 339 cover
  • Death of Fr. Federico Ruiz
  • Two Carmelite Congresses in Spain
  • A New Venerable Discalced Carmelite Nun
  • South Asian Associations guided to adapt to new trends
  • A Meeting of all the Indian Provincials and other Committees in Goa
  • OCDS Forum in Aparecida, Brazil
Communicationes 338 cover
  • The Teresian Jubilee Year Finishes in Avila and Alba de Tormes
  • Teresian Publication in English: St. Teresa of Avila Her Writings and Life
  • Jubilee Celebrations
  • Course for the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Association - South Brasil
  • Secular Discalced Carmelite Congress in Canada
  • OCDS Provincial Meeting: Commissariat of Italy
  • Meeting of European Provincials in Egypt
  • News from Central Africa
Communicationes 337 cover
  • Gathering of the Discalced Carmelite Nuns in the Teresianum
  • 50th Anniversary of the Discalced Carmelite Nuns of St. Joseph of Guadalupe, Mexico
  • Forum on Spiritual Tehology in the Teresianum
  • The Italian Discalced Carmelite Nuns with Fr. General in Rome
  • OCDS Spiritual Exercises in Venice
  • A Course of Spiritual Exercises to commemorate the anniversary of the foundation of Duruelo
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel in China
  • New Documents: - 2018 - More on Cor Orans: Doubts, Objections, Fears; 2018 - General Defnitory Letter 14
Communicationes 336 cover
  • Floods in Kerala (India)
  • At. John of the Cross World Congress: "The Dark Night"
  • KCBC Media Award to Fr. Augustine Mulloor, OCD
  • Fr. Silverio of St. Teresa in Wikipedia
  • Rereading our Constitutions
  • Encounter of OCD Students in Fatima
Communicationes 335 cover
  • In Memoriam: Tomas Alvarez
  • Formation Course for the Italian Nuns in Nënshat, Albania
  • Meeting in Brazil
  • OCDS: Admissions and Promises in Lombardy
  • The Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain issues a correction regarding Gracián
  • Fr. General's Agenda
Communicationes Number 334
  • "Nova et Vetera" Sanjuanist Gregorian Chant
  • Seventy Years of the Foundation of the Holy Desert of Roquebrune (France)
  • The Lord Brought Us to Youthfulness
  • Chiquitunga: Beatification of Maria Felicia of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament
  • Father General, Visiting Dutch Carmel
  • The East Timor Mission Has Been Temporarily closed
  • Meeting of the Discalced Carmelite Novices of Italy
  • Cardinal Braz De Aviz Visits the Discalced Carmelites of Bologna
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  • The Feminine Teresian Carmel in Chile
  • The Presence of Carmel in Zambia is Growing
  • Presentation of the Commission for History
  • Situation of Carmel in Venezuela
  • Fr. Saverio in the 2018 Synod
  • World Day for Carmelite Youth
  • Bangui, wounded and in need of Heroes
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  • 450 Years of the Foundation of Malagón (the third foundation of St. Teresa)
  • Chair of Carmelite Studies at the Catholic University of America
  • Fr. Saverio Cannistrà, Superior General, is visiting the Iberian Province
  • The Reading of our Constitutions
  • German Province OCD: Ongoing Formation Week
  • Formation Seminar for OCDS – Sicily
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  • The Death of the Sculptor Banancio Blanco
  • Fr. Saverio at the Teresianum Community's Feast Day
  • Ordinations to the Diaconate
  • Fr. Silverio of St. Teresa
  • Beatification of "Chiquitunga"
  • Venice Province Visits the Croatioan Province
  • The Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Panama will Prepare Hosts for the World Youth Day
  • Holy Week in Jequitinhonha Valley
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  • IPCI General Assembly in India
  • News from the Timor Mission
  • Indian Nuns with Fr. General and the Definitor
  • A Belated Christmas and Dreams as Big as Trees
  • OCDS Provincial meeting in Bari and Maddaloni
  • Review of the Constitutions. Italian OCD Meeting
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  • Fr. Eulogio Pacho has Died
  • New General Delegate OCD in Stella Maris
  • Fr. Silvano Giordano, Consultor to the Congregation of Causes for the Saints
  • Extended Provincial Council for the OCDS Province "France-SUD"
  • St. John of the Cross in Egypt
  • Meeting of European Formators


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  • Cardinal Anders Arborelius, OCD
  • OCDS Congress: Province of Southeast Brazil
  • New OCDS Council in Central Italy
  • Moncalieri: Conclusion of the third centenary celebrations of the death of the Blessed Mary of the Angels
  • New General Bursar
  • Fr. Attilio Ghisleri OCD, Nominated as General Delegate for Israel
  • A Carmelite Christmas gi from Pope Francis to the Curia
  • Jubilee celebration: 125 years of foundation at the Monastery of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Haifa - Israel
  • Congress on Blessed Marie-Eugene
  • Tenth anniversary of the beatification
  • Pastoral visit to North-east India
  • “Building Peace: A challenge for Christianity and Islam” – An Islamic-Christian encounter
  • Discalced Carmelite Nuns meet in the CITeS
  • Course for formators in India
  • The spiritual Magisterium of Pope Francis. A spirituality of joy and commitment: It is time to walk
  • The General Curia present on a new social network: Instagram
  • Return of Avignon-Aquitane Carmelites to Lyon
  • Visit to our Communities in Haifa- Mount Carmel
  • Fourth Carmelite Youth Meeting – Peru
  • The Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Panama
  • Extraordinary Definitory, Ariccia (Rome)
  • Diocesan Process opened for late Msgr. Aloysius Maria Benziger OCD
  • Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I visits the Bologna monastery
  • Reunion of the Middle Eastern Carmel
  • Formation meeting in the Teresianum
  • A short biographical resumé of the life of Fr. Felipe Sainz de Baranda OCD
  • A letter from Fr. Saverio Cannistrà, Superior General OCD, on the occasion of the death of Fr. Felipe Sainz de Baranda
  • Venerable Maria Felicia of the Blessed Sacrament
  • First OCDS congress in the Congo
  • Teresa and John of the Cross translated into Lithuanian
  • Meeting of the new Indian Provincials
  • The Discalced Carmelites return to Kaunas (Lithuania)
  • OCDS National Assembly of Peru
  • New Cardinal in the Teresian Carmel
  • A Virtual Visit to the Teresianum
  • An International Congress on St. John of the Cross
  • Father Saverio meets with the nuns of the United States of America
  • Meeting of the Theology Students of Indian Provinces
  • Monsignor Amancio Escapa OCD completes his earthly life
  • 24th Portugal OCDS meeting – Fátima, 28th to 30th April 2017 – Secular Carmel vocational discernment
  • Presence in the Mission in Odisha Stretching Back Over 25 Years
  • A Marian Congress in Fatima, Portugal
  • Holy Week in Egypt Begins with the Blood of Martyrs
  • OCDS Provincial Chapter, Colombia
  • Floods in Peru
  • St Joseph’s Sanctuary of the Carmelite Friars in Poznan Made a Minor Basilica
  • The Discalced Carmelites in Tangiers (Morocco)
  • Cause for canonization of Sister Lucy of Fatima
  • Good bye to Mons. Luna, a Discalced Carmelite and an Ecuadorian Bishop
  • The Teresianum periodical is online
  • First Priestly Ordinations from North East India for the Regional Vicariate of West Bengal
  • Visits by the General Delegate for the OCDS
  • The Carmelite nuns of Kananga-Malole, evacuated
  • Carmelite Retreat Online - Lent 2017
  • The East Timor mission moves forward
  • A new community in Egypt
  • New Discalced Carmelite Bishop
  • Letter from our nuns in Aleppo
  • Death of Fr Giuseppe Caviglia, OCD
  • Father General visits Latin America
  • News from our missionaries in Bangui (Central African Republic)
  • Church personality of the year in Nicaragua


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  • Two Congresses on Elizabeth of the Trinity
  • Meeting of the European Conference of Provincials
  • Visit to Secular Carmel in Venezuela
  • OCD-OCarm Meeting on Mount Carmel
  • Homily on the feast of Saint John of the Cross. Fr Saverio Cannistrà, OCD, Superior General
  • Interviews with Fr. Romano... on his visit to Stella Maris
  • A life of devotion to Africa
  • A life of devotion to Africa
  • General Chapter of the Teresian Carmelite Missionary Sisters
  • Episcopal consecration of Msgr. Oswaldo Escobar
  • Opening and inauguration of the Saint Joseph monastery and spirituality centre in Nënshat, Albania
  • OCDS CICLA Meetings
  • Appeal for solidarity for the missions
  • Most Reverend Julio Xavier Labayen, ocd has gone Home to His Creator
  • Death of Mons. Gonzalo López Marañón, ocd
  • Death of the mother of our Father General. Note of thanksgiving
  • New Web page
  • Historical procession with Our Lady of Mount Carmel heading to Stella Maris (Haifa)
  • Teresian publications
  • St Teresa of Avila Cultural Centre at Makebuko (Gitega–Burundi)
  • New logo
  • Father Zdenko Križić, ocd, Bishop of Gospić-Senj (Croatia) - Approval of miracles
  • Meeting of the Discalced Carmelite Youth
  • Jubilees at Vilvoorde Carmel
  • Fr. General’s meeting with the Discalced Carmelite nuns
  • Fr. George Tambala, ocd, Bishop of Zomba Diocese (Malawi
  • Acts of the “Saint Teresa of Jesus teacher of life” inter-university congress
  • Meeting of the European formators
  • The year for Consecrated Life comes to a close
  • Death of Fr. Charles Newell, OCD
  • New secretary for communications and internet
  • Our Order on the Internet
  • Activities of the General Government
  • Translation of Saint Teresa into Hebrew