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ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD

Rev. Paul Richmond, O.Carm., Rev. Mikhail Wodruffe, O.Carm.

On Saturday, May 30th two of our Carmelite friars – Rev. Mikhail Woodruffe, O.Carm. and Rev. Leonard Paul Richmond, O.Carm., were ordained to the Priesthood at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, NY. The ordaining prelate was the Most Reverend Gerardo J. Colacicco, D.D., Auxiliary …

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JANUARY 2020 – CARMELITE STUDIES PROGRAM IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

Carmelite Friars

  From the evening of January 9th to the morning of January 12th, 2020, some 45 Carmelite student friars from various levels of formation and locations, along with their formators, gathered at Whitefriars Hall in Washington, D.C., for a session in their ongoing Carmelite Studies Program. The topic this January …

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ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD AND DIACONATE IN VIETNAM

On Thursday, November 28th, it was truly a day of thanksgiving for two of our Carmelite Brothers, Joseph Vinh Nguyen, O.Carm. and Joseph Dat Cao, O.Carm., who were ordained to the Priesthood and Diaconate at the Chapel of the Pastoral Center by the imposition of hands of the Most Reverend …

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Father Raymond Bagdonis, O. Carm. 1949 – 2019

Father Raymond Bagdonis, O. Carm.

Reverend Raymond Bagdonis, O. Carm. Born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on April 13, 1949 Professed First Vows in the Order of Carmelites on June 14, 1982 Professed Solemn Vows on August 22, 1987 Ordained to the Priesthood on March 26, 1994 Died on October 30, 2019 Reverend Raymond Bagdonis, …

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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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