Almost every day, the Discalced Carmelite nuns at the Monastery of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and St. Joseph roll up their sleeves to bake their made-to-order altar bread.
The mayor of a small town in southern Spain forcibly removed a cross from the doors of a convent. The crucifix was then found in a garbage dump. The events took place last week in the town of Aguilar de la Frontera, in the Diocese of Cordoba, in the Andalusia region in southern Spain.
St. Anthony of Padua– St. Alphonsus Church, Greenpoint, which is the North American headquarters of the congregation of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, celebrated on Dec. 1 a Mass for the fifth anniversary of the canonization of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the 19th-century saint from India who founded the order
As an ongoing response to the Year of Consecrated Life, St. John’s University’s Campus Ministry and the Vincentian Vocation Office commemorated the World Day of Prayer for Vocations by hosting Sisters’ Nite April 17.
Ornate Indian parasols decorated the exterior of St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church in Greenpoint, where hundreds of Indian Catholics rejoiced over their newest saint. Devotees from Brooklyn and Queens as well as New Jersey, Connecticut and Philadelphia attended a Sunday afternoon Mass of thanksgiving on Dec. 7 to celebrate the canonization of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara. […]