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 

Thirteen Carmelites from seven monasteries joined with with other Contemplative nuns for the annual Gathering in Dalgan

Celebrating 400 Years since the Beatification of St. Teresa 

Carmelite Friars  Provincial Chapter in Derry

News from our sisters in Aleppo, Syria…

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

CIBI Conferring

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

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