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New Prior General of the Order

Rome, Italy, Today, September 17, 2019 on the Feast-day of the St; Albert of Jerusalem,  Our Carmelite Order is happy to announce that a new Prior General, a new Vice Prior General, Procurator General and new Bursar General  have been elected today. Fr. Míċéal O’Neill O.Carm. was elected to be …

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Brunch with Therese – Feast of St. Therese

The National Shrine of Our Lady of  Mount Carmel FEAST OF ST. THERESE Tuesday, October 1, 2019 “Brunch with Therese” (with a French Flair) 11:00am – Rosary 11:30am – Feast Day Mass – Fr. Nicholas Blackwell, O.Carm   12:00noon – Blessing of the Roses 12:15 – 12:45pm – Brunch with …

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Ordination To The Diaconate

We extend our heartiest congratulations to Rev. Brother Mikhail Woodruffe, O.Carm., Rev. Brother L. Paul Richmond, O.Carm., (both of the St. Elias Province) and Rev. Brother Jeffrey Lima, O.Carm. (of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Province) and brothers from the Paulists, Dominicans and Capuchins, who were all ordained transitional …

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Carmelite Students in Vietnam Begin New School Year

Saigon, September 6, 2019, Carmelite students, professed and candidates, gathered for a photo after the Mass of the Holy Spirit to begin the new academic year in Saigon. Pictured with them are some of the teachers who assisted at the English Language Camp which took place at the end of …

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New St. Albert’s Priory to Begin Construction

Middletown, NY, This morning at 11:30 August 30, 2019, Father Francis Amodio, O.Carm., Prior of St. Albert’s, as well as the Prior Provincial, Father Mario Esposito, O.Carm. and members of the Provincial Council, the St. Albert’s Priory community, Carmelite Novices and various members of the National Shrine and Provincial Offices …

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Solemn Profession of Vows

Today 26 August, 2019 we celebrate with Br. Mikhail (from Trinidad) and Br. Paul (from the USA) as they professed Solemn Vows in Middletown, NY. Solemn Vows are a lifelong commitment that a Carmelite makes to live as a member of our religious order.

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Carmelite Studies Program

Each August and January, the Provinces of St. Elias and the Most Pure of Heart of Mary sponsor a Carmelite Studies Program at Whitefriars Hall in Washington, D.C. This past week, about forty professed students, novices, interns and pre-novices – along with their formators, joined together to study the Rule …

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Profession of Vows 2019

On Monday, June 10th at 11 AM in the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, New York. ten novices from the two American Provinces – St. Elias and the Most Pure Heart of Mary, pronounced their simple vows of obedience, poverty and chastity for three years. …

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Reception of Novices

On Pentecost Sunday evening, June 9th, in the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, the Province of St. Elias and the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary welcomed nine new novices into their formation program. The ceremony took place during Evening Prayer, and the …

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