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Communicationes

Communicationes No. 325 and No. 324

11/04/2017

The latest issues of the Discalced Carmelite Order's news bulletin, Communicationes is now available.

Elizabeth of the Trinity as a young woman

St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

11/06/2017

St. Elizabeth of the Trinity was canonized in October 2016 by Pope Francis. Her feast day is on November 8. Her Prayer to the Trinity may be found on the Prayer page.

If you would like to learn more about this beloved saint, please visit Our Saints page.


Photo courtesy of the Carmel of Dijon/Flavignerot, France.
Discalced Carmelite Calendar

Discalced Carmelite Calendar

11/06/2017

We have a new Calendar of Discalced Carmelite feasts. You may avail of it here as an aid in planning liturgy, community celebrations, and in your private devotions to the Carmelite saints.

St. Teresa inspired by the Holy Spirit

St. Teresa of Avila

10/14/2017

The feast of St. Teresa is on October 15. A prayer through her intercession and a litany to her can be found on our Prayer page. For a brief biography on her and some of our Carmelite saints, please visit Our Saints page.

Letter from the 2017 Extraordinary Definitory

Letter from the 2017 General Extraordinary Definitory

10/02/2017

The Letter from the General Extraordinary Definitory is now available from the Downloads page.

2017 General Extraordinary Definitory

Final Document of the General Extraordinary Definitory OCD

10/02/2017

The General Extraordinary Definitory took place in the town of Ariccia (southeast metropolitan Rome) from August 29 to Setember 6, 2017. The final document entitled, “Walking On with Determination” The Teresian Carmel Before the Call to Renewal is now available from the Downloads page.

Communicationes No. 323 PDF

Communicationes No. 323

10/02/2017

The latest issue of the Discalced Carmelite Order's news bulletin, Communicationes is now available.

For older news items, visit the News Archive.