On the Feast of the Assumption--Blessed Titus on the duty to be "God Bearers"
On this past 2 August, a commemorative ceremony took place in the concentration camp of Dachau, Germany, to honor the ten Carmelites buried there...
Carmelites and the Devotion to Our Lady
October 1st...The Feast of St. Therese of Lisieux
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing
In 1685, the vast vicariate of Brazil was divided in two.
The Brazilian vicariate began to press for independence.
The provincial chapter of Portugal of 1595, presided over by the prior general, John Stephen Chizzola, erected the vice-province of Brazil and drew up statutes for its proper administration.
The Carmelites had no difficulty establishing themselves in Brazil, the Cinderella to Portugal’s India. They were preceded there only by the Friars Minor and the Jesuits.