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Letter of the Prior General on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel 2017
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, beginning with the Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel from 7 to 15 of July 2017. This custom of the Novena of Our Lady of Mount Carmel before the feast is a long tradition and is observed by many Catholics throughout the world.
Click here to read the text of the letter and the Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel:

News from the Office of the Postulator
In its session of June 5, 2017, the General Council accepted the request of the Prior Provincial of the Province of Aragon, Castile and Valencia, to open the cause for beatification and canonisation of Fr Enrique Maria Esteve, O.Carm.
In the same session, the request from the Prioress of the Monastery of “Our Lady of Maravillas & St Joseph” in Dumaguete City, Philippines, for the introduction of the cause for beatification and canonisation of Sr Trinidad del Sagrado Corazon de Jesús Cuesta Valluerca, O.Carm., was accepted.
On June 27, 2017, in the diocese of Jundiaí, Brazil, the supplementary diocesan inquiry for the Servant of God, Dom Gabriel Bueno Couto, Carmelite bishop, was closed.

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