Discalced Carmelites

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Sister Cecilia María of the Holy Face.

Argentine nun remembered for her smile considered for sainthood

Feb 17, 2024

By Julieta Villar

The edict has been signed that begins the process prior to the opening of the cause of canonization of Sister... Read more

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Carmelite nuns move from New York to Florida in pursuit of ‘silence and solitude’

Feb 8, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

“Prayerful greetings from sunny Florida!” a February message on the religious community’s website said.  Read more

Sister Belén de la Cruz.

Is a cloistered nun still ‘useful’ today? The life of Sister Belén de la Cruz

Nov 15, 2023

By Andrés Henríquez

A conference in Spain focused on the life of Sister Belén de la Cruz, a Spanish Carmelite nun who, in... Read more

Father Norberto Pozzi.

Missionary priest in Central African Republic injured in land mine explosion has foot amputated

Feb 16, 2023

By Agnes Aineah

Father Norberto Pozzi was injured when the car he was traveling in drove over a land mine, causing it to... Read more

Communion hosts

The Church in Cuba will once again have Communion hosts thanks to donations of flour

Nov 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Discalced Carmelites of St. Teresa had informed all the dioceses Nov. 2 that they could no longer produce hosts... Read more

Monastery of San Bernardo in Salta, Argentina

Archbishop, Carmelite nuns sign agreement after conflict over alleged Marian apparitions

Sep 7, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The Discalced Carmelite sisters of the monastery of San Bernardo in Salta, Argentina, signed an agreement with Archbishop Mario Antonio... Read more

Discalced Carmelite sisters from the Mount Carmel Monastery in Port Tobacco, Maryland.

A look into America’s oldest Carmelite monastery

Jul 21, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Nestled in the farmland of Port Tobacco, Maryland stands the oldest Carmelite monastery in America. Founded in 1790, the Mount... Read more

The Martyrs of Compiegne, from the Quidenham Carmel in Norfolk, England. Photograph

Who are the Martyrs of Compiegne?

Jul 17, 2020

On July 17 the Church commemorates 16 French religious sisters who died at the hands of the French Revolution, hastening... Read more