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In this letter I wish to propose to you keys for rereading the writings of Elizabeth for for the purpose of gathering from them their relevance...
On Oct 16th 2016, Pope Francis canonized St Elizabeth of the Trinity along with 6 other blessed in St Peter's Sq. Rome.
Letter from the Prioress of the Carmel 'Thank you for praying so that all that we are living in the obscurity of our hidden life or in our poor witness as contemplatives in the very heart of the violence and war might be lived in humility, peace, and truth.'
News from the recent General Definitory in Rome.
Albania, the birthcountry of St Teresa of Calcutta has a community of Carmelite nuns & a recently built new home for the friars.
Jubilees to be celebrated this month of Sept and in 2016 in general
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, will be canonized on the 4th of Sept2016. Although she was born on August 26th 1910, she was baptised the following day on August 27th, and she always considered this to be her true birthday, the day she was born into the church.
The great challenge faced by consecrated persons to persevere in seeking God “with the eyes of faith in a world which ignores His presence”, and to continue to offer that world Christ’s life of chastity, poverty and obedience life as a credible and trustworthy sign, thus becoming “a living ‘exegesis’ of God’s word”.
Joint Letter from the O. Carm. Prior General & O.C.D. Superior General on the occasion of the Jubilee of Mercy
Letter from the O. Carm. Prior General, the Reverend Father Fernando Millán, and the O.C.D. Superior General, the Reverend Father Saverio Cannistrà, on the occasion of the Jubilee of Mercy