Letter of the Prior General on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel 2018

Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., Prior General

The solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is approaching and — like every year — I would like to send you my most cordial fraternal greetings on our patronal feast...of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

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Dear brothers and sisters of the Carmelite family:

The solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is approaching and — like every year — I would like to send you my most cordial fraternal greetings on our patronal feast, in which we remember Mary under the beloved title of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. We commemorate Our Mother and Sister, the Domina loci (mistress of the place) that is at the center of our lives and that inspires and encourages us to live our Carmelite charism at the service of the Gospel, of the people of God and of all humanity.

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2019 World Youth Day

Likewise, in January 2019 World Youth Day (WYD) will take place in Panama, which — as on other occasions — will gather thousands of young people from different continents in a festive, prayerful....

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The Carmelite Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary is a religious community of men in the Church, whose members, responding to the hunger for God in themselves and in the world, answer an interior call to prayer, community, and ministry.