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News from the Irish Province. . .

Fr Michael (Leonard) Cremin, O.Carm. 1934-2019
It is with sadness that the Irish Province records the death of Fr Michael Cremin, O.Carm, on September 29, 2019. Born in Co Cork, Fr Michael joined the Carmelite Order and took Simple Vows in 1953. He studied philosophy and theology in Dublin and was ordained priest in 1960. The greater part of Fr Michael’s ministry was in secondary school education at Carmelite College, Moate, where he was also a gifted and well-respected gaelic coach. For the last several years, Fr Michael has been a member of the Carmelite Community in Gort Muire, Dublin, where he passed away. May he rest in peace.


Fr Liam Fennell, O.Carm. 1935-2019
It is with sadness that the Irish Province records the death of Fr Liam Fennell, O.Carm, on September 15, 2019. Born in Co Cork, Fr Liam joined the Carmelite Order and took Simple Vows in 1954. He studied philosophy and theology in Dublin and was ordained priest in 1961. The greater part of Fr Liam’s ministry was in secondary school education at Terenure College, Dublin, where he was guidance counsellor for many years. After his time in education, Fr Liam was part of the Carmelite Chaplaincy Team at St James’ Hospital, Dublin. In the 1990s, Fr Liam was appointed to the Carmelite Community in Gort Muire, Dublin, where he passed away. May he rest in peace.




News from beyond the Province. . .

Letter of the Prior General on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel 2019
As the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is approaching, as every year, the Prior General has written a letter to the Carmelite Family expressing his best wishes and inviting all members to celebrate the Feast.
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