As part of the seventh edition of the Malta International Organ Festival that is being held at the moment, the Discalced Carmelite Fathers are pleased to inaugurate the newly refurbished organ of their Church at Santa Teresa, Cospicua with an organ recital by Elizaveta Lobanova, one of two winners of last year’s Organ Competition within the Malta International Organ Festival.
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I remember there were quite a few eyebrows lifted when Father Provincial Father Juan chose Blessed Mary of the Incarnation as the last name for our novice Brother Emmanuel.
Blessed Mary, or as she is better known Madame Acarie, is not one of the well known Carmelite Saints in this part of the world. And yet Marie of the Incarnation (1 February 1566 – 18 April 1618), was the foundress of the nuns...
A new initiative by the lay volunteers who help and sustain the Carmel in Morristown.
The annual Christmas Bake-sale fundraiser at Assumption Church in Morristown to support the Sisters CANNOT be held this year due to the pandemic. In lieu of the bake sale, the lay volunteers have created an illustrated cookbook of desserts which include Catholic themed photos created by a professional food photographer! ...
The parish community at Ta’ Xbiex anticipated the liturgical feast of their patron Saint, Saint John of the Cross to Sunday November 15. The celebrations were restrained because of the restrictions imposed by the Covid. However the community came up with the idea to invite none other than the President of Malta, H. E. George Vella
This is the post on his Facebook page:
We have a Pontifical Theological Faculty and a Pontifical Institute of Spirituality in Rome known as the TERESIANUM. It was established by our Fathers for the study of scientific theology and anthropology in 1935. The Teresianum maintains a very high standard of education and is frequented by students from all over the world.
Just recently our Father Adrian Attard has been appointed as Vice...
Our community is brimming with youth. But thanks be to God, we do have two older Sisters – both of them in their nineties - Sister Ellien and Sister Juanita. These Sisters are a tremendous blessing to us. They constantly cheer us up with their wit and antics but above all, their very presence reminds us of the faithfulness of God. He never abandons us, even when we are weak and frail.
In my younger days (yes, one day I was young!), I remember seeing the movie FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. That was the first time I listened to the song TRADITION (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDtabTufxao). This song that has been described as "electrifying" speaks joyfully about how important tradition is in his village of Anatevka!
Traditions are important also in our Carmelite life. They preserve...
An intelligent and thought provoking e-journal
SPIRITUAL LIFE is an online magazine published by our Fathers in the US. It contains many interesting Carmelite articles on spirituality. “The greatest need today is for men and women to know God better than by hearsay. SPRITUAL LIFE is an attempt to do something about it.”
It ceased being a print publication...
It is good to be creative! Here are some genial initiatives to promote vocations to our Order!!!
Another Teddy Bear
The Infant Jesus of Prague or Child Jesus of Prague is a 16th-century wax-coated wooden statue of the child Jesus holding a cross bearing orb, located in the Discalced Carmelite Church in Our Lady Victorious in Mala Strana, Prague, Czech Republic. Pious legends claim that the statue once belonged to Saint Teresa of Avila.
Il-Bambin ta’ Praga u Malta
minn Guido Lanfranco