The Lay Carmelite Community #578, Reception and Profession Ceremony, July 16th, Feast Day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel - Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Fairfield, California. Front Row: Angelina Adams, Valentine Ramos, Father William Harry , O.Carm., Marietta Castillo & Rose Terris. Back Row: Annie Estrella, Shelia Williams & Evelyn Pacheco. Father Michael Mulhall , O.Carm. (Center) officially retired on August 1st. Attending the farewell Mass from Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish in Chicago are the new pastor, Father Elias O’Brien , O.Carm., (right) and the Dean of the local deanery, Father David Jones. Fat her Fabian Maria Rosette , O.Carm., (second from left) founder and Prior of Mount Carmel Hermitage in Christoval, Texas, celebrated his 30th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination on August 15, 2010. During the Mass of Thanksgiving, the Most Reverend Michael D. Pfeifer, O.M.I., bishop of San Angelo, Texas, recognized Father Fabian’s service to the Church by awarding him with the medal “Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice,” the highest award the Pope can bestow upon a Religious Priest. Father Fabian founded Mount Carmel Hermitage as a Diocesan Carmelite Hermitage in 19 91, and in 2003 the community was aggregated into the Carmelite Order by former Prior General Father Joseph Chalmers , O.Carm. Pictured are from left: Very Reverend Mario Esposito , O.Carm., (Prior Provincial Saint Elias Province), Reverend Robert Traudt , O.Carm., (Novice Director), Brother Paul Therese Hung van Tran , O.Carm., Brother Dominic Mary Hung Duc Nguyen , O.Carm., Brother Joseph Binh Quang Nguyen , O.Carm., Brother Francis Xavier Pio Khoa Van Nguyen , O.Carm, Brother John David Howell , O.Carm., Very Reverend Michael Kissane , O.Carm., (Novice Director) and the Very Reverend John Welch , O.Carm., (Prior Provincial Most Pure Heart of Mary Province) June 7th at the Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, New York, at the celebration of first vows by the brothers.