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FINAL MESSAGE OF THE GENERAL CHAPTER 2019

“You are my witnesses” (Is. 43:10) From one generation to the next: called to be faithful to our Carmelite charism We, Carmelite Friars, gathered in General Chapter at Il Carmelo, Sassone, Italy (10-27 September 2019), from all over the world, greet our brothers and sisters of the Carmelite Family: grace and …

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Holy Hour for Vocations

Please join us for Holy Hour to pray for vocations during the year of Vocations. Every First Friday at 7:00 pm followed by Benediction at The National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel 70 Carmelite Drive, Middletown, NY, 10940 2019 4 October 1 November 6 December 2020 3 January …

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AUDIENCE WITH HIS HOLINESS, POPE FRANCIS

During the General Chapter of the Carmelite Order held in Sassone, Rome earlier this month, Carmelite friars from many parts of the world enjoyed a private audience with Pope Francis on September 21st. It was a truly wonderful and inspiring experience for all. Pope Francis’ message to the Carmelites was …

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The Province opens The Year of Vocations

Our Province chooses this year as the year of Vocations, begins on October 1, 2019 on the feast of St. Therese and ends next year October 1st, 2020. Please join us on the Inaugural Mass at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, in Middletown, NY. Vocation team.

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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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The Carmelite Charism

What is a charism? Catholic religious orders use the word ‘charism’ to describe their spiritual orientation and any special characteristics or values. A charism (from the Greek: χαρίσμα) in general denotes any grace that God gifts to an individual or group to perform a specific mission in the Church and …

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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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