In February 2015 Bishop Boulanger of Bayeux-Lisieux, announced the introduction of the cause of Leonie Martin, (Sister Françoise-Thérèse), who lived in Caen as a Visitation nun from 1899 to 1941. See the events blog for more deteils.
To mark the 5th Centenary of the Birth of Saint Teresa, the Carmels of Montreal and Trois-Rivières in Canada have set up a website to draw the general public toward the richness of Teresian prayer The site is in French, English and Spanish. To visit it click here
To Listen to the virtual choir of Carmelite Nuns singing Nada Te Turbe go to our events blog. 93 nuns from 24 countries form the choir singing an original composition by a Carmelite nun from Reno
To listen to Carmelite Virtual Choir singing the Salve Regina, arranged in honour of St. Teresa click here
Communicationes announced that the Pope is showing interest in causes of married people in connection with the Synod on the family. The miracle for the cause of the Martin parents is at present being considered by the Congregation.
The miracle for the cause of Blessed Mary of Jesus Crucified has been accepted, we await a date for her canonisation.
August 9th Feast of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross – Edith Stein – Patroness of Europe
July 27th The Irish National Joint Carmelite Pilgrimage to Knock takes place each year on the last Sunday of July. This year’s homilist will be Fr. Vincent O’Hara O.D.C. Main celebrant: Fr. Martin Kilmurray O. Carm.
July 19th Sr. Lindsay’s First Profession at New Ross Carmel
July 16th Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
The funeral of Bishop Guy Gaucher O.C.D. took place on July 10th in Lisieux. He died on July 3rd aged 84
To mark the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Avila,CIBI will offer two programmes commencing October 2014nd concluding Octover 2015
New website for Teresa 500 Celebrations
Audience of Father General with Pope Francis
Fr. Michael McGoldrick will take over from Fr. Jim Noonan as Provincial in May
Father General celebrates Mass with Pope Francis
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Feast of St. John of the Cross
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Carmelite Ordo on our website
News of Carmel in the Philippines
Feast of St. Teresa of Avila
Feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux
National Carmelite Pilgrimage to Lisieux.
Secular Order Retreat at Ballyvaloo.
September 17 Feast of St. Albert of Jerusalem.
Prayer for peace.
News of Carmel in Egypt.
August 26 we remember St. Teresa’s experience of God’s Great love depicted in the famous Bernini sculpture.
August 24 St. Batholomew’s Day, we remember the first foundation of Teresa’s Reform.
Celebrate the fifth centenary of Teresa’s birth by climbing a mountain!
See the programmes offered by the Carmelite Institute of Britain and Ireland.
See the programme of events in Avila Retreat Centre Dublin….and more