On Sunday evening, June 9, 2019, the Province celebrated the reception of 4 novices during a solemn vespers service at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, New York. They are: Barry Dineen, Luis Alberto Sibaja Casas, Ramón Coutiño López. and José Guadalupe Espino Rodríguez.
The following morning, Monday, June 10, 2019, Fr. William J. Harry, O. Carm., the Prior Provincial, received the first professions of four members of the departing novitiate: Adrian Flores Flores of Mexico and Geovanny Martinez of El Salvador. A number of people took advantage of participating in the profession ceremony via the livestream over the internet. Congratulations to the four professed and the four who begin their novitiate. We assure them of our prayerful support in the coming years.