The Translator of our Saints into English
Evey beginning has an end. Fr.
Kieran passed away just shy of his 91st birthday this past Saturday, the Feast
of the Presentation of the Lord. He died in Washington DC. He is most remembered as one-half of the duo of friars who
translated the works of St. John of the Cross and St. Teresa of Ávila into
English. He was a charming, witty priest. With a tremendous...
The church does not make saints — God does. The Church just recognises what is believed to be God’s divine will. There are four official rungs that an aspiring saint must climb before the Church acknowledges his or her sanctity.
1. Servant of God
The first esteemed title granted by the church in the canonization process is “Servant of God.” Someone must nominate a candidate for official...
In the online edition of THE TIMES OF MALTA, of the last Sunday of the year 2018, there was a feature article of the most prominent people who passed away. And first on the list was our dear Patri Adeodat :
Sunday, December 30, 2018, 10:14 by Anthony
Farewell to those who
died in 2018
The prominent Maltese people we lost this year
Bishop Micallef headed the Apostolic Vicariate...
Between the 15th to the 18th of November, over 500 lay people and priests all linked with Carmel there gathered together in the City of Aparecida, the Brazilian Capital of Marian devotion. The occasion was commemorative Forum for the 100 years of the Secular Carmel in Brazil. The topic chosen for the conferences focused on Saint Therese of the Child Jesus. The title of the Congress was: “In the heart...
This is worth recounting...
H.E. Fabien Raharilamboniaina (what a long long name!)
is a Bishop from Madagascar. In February 2010, at the age of 42, he was appointed Bishop of Morondava, and was
consecrated bishop on 16 May 2010,
making him one of the youngest living bishops
On March 28th of two years ago, he was at the Vatican together with the other twenty two African Bishops for the visit...
On the 7th of November 2018, our Holy Father Pope Francis received in audience His Excellency Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints.
audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate the Decree
on the heroic virtues of the Servant of God, María Antonia de Jesús (born:
María Antonia Pereira y Andrade), a professed nun of the Order...
Like every other family, the Discalced Carmelites had a troubled and colourful past. They were even suppressed in Spain and their monasteries confiscated. And then ... they were restored.
the 150th anniversary of the restoration of the Discalced Carmelite friars in
Spain, the Spanish Discalced Carmelites are organizing two Congresses which
will be celebrated in Avila and in Larrea.
Il-Mulej dejjem jissorprendina. Gisella u Marcello. Taljani. Hi avukata. It-tnejn li huma entużjasti ħafna fuqil-Karmelu. Ġew Malta fuq xogħol. Malli waslu hawn, waħda mill-ewwel ħaġa li għamlu kienet li ġewiħabbtu l-bibien tal-kunvent ħalli jaraw kif jistgħu jgħixu l-ħajja tagħna bħala sekulari.
Fit-13 ta’ Dicembru, huma ġew milqugħa ufficjalment fi ħdan l-Ordni Sekular Tereżjan.Din...