July 16, 2007

July 16, 2007

Several of our Friars complete Novenas, today, to Our Lady of Mount Carmel at the Carmel of Lafayette, Louisiana; Carmel of Valparaiso, Nebraska; Carmel of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California; and the Carmel of Santa Clara, California.

This statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel holds historical significance for our Province. It was originally commissioned for our second California foundation (Encino) and is now venerated in our chapel at Mt. St. Joseph (San Jose, California).

July 4, 2007

June 30, 2007

Carmelite Fathers, Brothers and Sisters participate in Family Vocation Fair at
Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Alta Loma, California.

June 21, 2007

Bro. Juan Elias Medina of the Trinity
leaves for Genoa, Italy,
to study Italian before going on to Rome
where he will begin his Theological Studies.

June 15 - 18, 2007

Some 20 Friars (Brothers and Priests) join nearly 300 Secular Carmelite at the OCDS Congress in Bellevue, Washington

May 27, 2007

Fr. Laurence Poncini celebrates his First Mass of Thanksgiving at the Carmel of Santa Clara

May 26, 2007

Bro. Laurence Poncini of the Holy Family is ordained a priest by Bishop McGrath of San Jose. Fr. Laurence is pictured after the ordination ceremony with his brother, Fr. John Poncini, and his parents, Louis and Yvonne Poncini.

May 19, 2007

Four of our Brothers graduate from Mount Angel Seminary. Bro. Philip Sullivan earns a Master of Divinity degree; Bro. James Zakowicz earns a Master of Art in Theology and a Master of Divinity; Bro. Salvador Roman earns a Master of Divinity; and Bro. Juan Elias Medina earns a Bachelor of Art with a major in Philosophy.

May 12, 2007

Bro. Thomas Reeves of Jesus and Mary and Bro. Robert Barcelos of Divine Mercy are ordained deacons by Archbishop Vlazny in Portland, Oregon.

May 2, 2007

Fr. Pascal's body is received at Mt. St. Joseph for Vigil, Mass of Christian Burial and Internment in the Monastery cemetary.

April 27, 2007

Fr. Pascal of the Blessed Sacrament enters eternal life

April 13 - 15, 2007

Fr. Adam gives a retreat on the Life and Spirituality of Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity to the Secular Carmelites of Birmingham, Alabama

March 19, 2007

On the feast of the patron of our Province, St. Joseph, Charles Nawodylo entered the Postulancy and began his Carmelite life.

February 13 - 15, 2007

Within one of the liturgies at our Provincial Assembly, Fr. Paul Koenig of the Eucharist is missioned to our parish in Kyengeza, Uganda (Africa).

January 31, 2007

Bro. David Guzman of the Lamb of God and Bro. Mark Moran of the Immaculate Heart of Mary profess their Solemn and Perpetual Profession of Vows

January 27, 2007

Jason Parrott is clothed with the holy habit of Carmel as Bro. Jason of the Holy Spirit and begins his canonical novitiate.