Carmel Chronicle
August 21, 2014
The Carmelite friar Fray Anthony Vázquez de Espinosa mentions in Cumaná, New Andalusia, a shrine to Our Lady of Mount Carmel with a hospital for the poor, and Carmelite convents in Belém and São Luis in the region of the River Marañon.
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August 19, 2014
In our spiritual founders, Mary and Elijah, Carmelites recognize models of prophetic action that have been nourished and guided by prayer. The call to be a prophetic contemplative is as relevant in the days of the prophet Elijah as it is today. This photo series journeys within and beyond the Carmelite tradition, revealing the Prayerful and Prophetic life in some unexpected places.
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August 18, 2014
The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name “Carmel,” which means “the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we make our spiritual path up Mount Carmel.
Carmel Chronicle
August 14, 2014
Certainly the most celebrated Carmelite missioner in Spanish America is Fray Anthony Vázquez de Espinosa.
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August 13, 2014
The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name “Carmel,” which means “the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we make our spiritual path up Mount Carmel.
Carmel Chronicle
August 12, 2014
In spite of the fact that the Order was not permitted to make a permanent foundation in Spanish America, individual Carmelites continued to make their way there.
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August 11, 2014
The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name “Carmel,” which means “the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we make our spiritual path up Mount Carmel.
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August 8, 2014
The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name “Carmel,” which means “the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we make our spiritual path up Mount Carmel.
Carmel Chronicle
August 7, 2014
Prospects of a permanent foundation came from Peru. The same year, 1586, Salazar sent Fray John de Valenzuela to round up all the brethren wandering around Peru without benefit of patents from their religious superiors.
Carmel Chronicle
August 6, 2014
The Spanish crown carefully supervised- and financed- the propagation of the faith in the Indies.
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