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+ Maria VETERANS DAY 2023 In observance of Veterans Day 2023, the Carmelites placed a flag on the gravestones of each of our friars who served in the military. Our brothers who served were: Rev. Norbert Hansen, Rev. Robert Greco, Rev. Robert Tracy, Rev. Edmund McCaffrey, Rev. Albert Pavlik, Rev. …

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The 63rd Annual All Carmelite Souls Mass

+ Maria ALL CARMELITE SOULS 2023 On Saturday, 4 November 2023, the Carmelite Province of Saint Elias celebrated the 63rd Annual All Souls Mass at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. This annual event held usually in the first or second week of November is an opportunity …

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THREE BROTHERS ENTERED THE NOVITIATE IN VIETNAM 2023 Saigon, Vietnam – On Sunday, August 13, 2023 at the Chapel of Saint Joseph Novitiate, three brothers entered the novitiate program. The Reception of Novices took place during Vespers. Three brothers who were accepted into Novitiate program are John the Baptist Minh-Duc …

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Five Brothers made their First Profession of Vows

Thu Duc, Vietnam, In a heartwarming and jubilant gathering, the Carmelite Order marked a significant milestone on August 14, 2023, as they celebrated the Eucharist and the Rite of the First Profession Vows Ceremony for five novices at the Carmelite Novitiate. The atmosphere was imbued with warmth and joy as …

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Simple Profession of Vows 2023

Simple Profession of Vows on the Solemnity of Prophet Elijah Middletown, NY – On the 20th of July, the feast of St. Elias, the spiritual founder of the Order, the two dedicated souls, Br. Joseph Trung Do, O.Carm., and Br. Pedro Cruz Diaz, O.Carm., officially professed their simple vows at …

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Celebrating St. Patrick the Carmelite Way

  Celebrating St. Patrick the Carmelite Way Most Catholics celebrate St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of the Archdiocese of New York, only the day named in his honor. Not so for the Carmelites who brought a bit of Ireland with them when they arrived in New York in 1889. St. …

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