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The Year of Consecrated Life
Apr 16, 2016 | Alba de Tormes, Assisi, Avila, Carmelites, consecrated life, Jubilee Year of Mercy, Medina del Campo, meetings, Papal audience, Papal Mass, Pontifical Urban University, Pope Francis, Rome, Spain
Last fall when we learned that contemplatives were also invited to participate in a special program of activities organized by CIVCSVA for the conclusion of the Closing of the Year of Consecrated Life on the 2nd of February 2016, to the great surprise of contemplative nuns, we were invited to participate! In Rome! Each Federation or Association was invited to send their President and a companion
General Chapter - Sunday, May 10
May 11, 2015 | Alba de Tormes, centenary, Discalced Carmelites, Duke of Alba, Duruelo, friars, jewelry, John of the Cross, museums, pilgrims, queen of Spain, sepulcher, Spain, Teresa
I'm in Alba de Tormes with two bus-loads of friars. We're making a daylong excursion this Sunday, our free day, first to Alba de Tormes, then to Duruelo. Alba de Tormes is a picturesque town nestled amid rolling hills along the Tormes River. Here is where Teresa died, as you know, and here, too, is where she is buried--if having one's heart and