REVEREND BEDE MULLIGAN, O. CARM. 1934-2020

Reverend Bede Mulligan O.Carm., a member of the Order of Carmelites of the North American Province of St. Elias, died on August 31, 2020 after a brief illness. He was 86 years old. May he rest in peace. John Kevin Mulligan was born in the Bronx, NY on June 14, …

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FOUR CARMELITE FRIARS PROFESS SOLEMN VOWS

On August 29th, 2020, four Carmelite Friars: Brother Marlon Beharry, O.Carm., Brother Henry Soto, O.Carm., Father Jon Moore, O.Carm., and Father Justin M. Cinnante, O.Carm pronounced their solemn vows at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The Very Reverend Mario Esposito, O.Carm., Prior Provincial, was the celebrant …

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WHAT WAS OLD WAS NEW AGAIN

  The Rite of the Holy Sepulcher, rooted in the worship of the Christian community in Jerusalem and used by various Knights and the faithful and commonly called the Carmelite Rite, is the liturgical rite in Latin that the Carmelite Order first began using in the mid-twelfth century. This Rite …

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SOLEMN COMMEMORATION OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL

The Carmelites of the Province of St. Elias celebrated the Solemn Commemoration of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on July 16th, 2020 at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, NY. Bishop Gerardo Colacicco, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of New York celebrated the 11:30 AM …

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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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