O.Carm

General Commissariat of St. Therese & St. Albert | INDIA

O.Carm – General Commissariat, India

By on August 27, 2017

COMMUNITIES

Carmelites are present worldwide. We are living the Carmelite life in all the continents. In India, besides our General Commissariat in Roman Rite, Carmelites are in the Syro Malabar Rite too (St. Thomas Province, Thrissur, INDIA).

FRIARS

We are Carmelite friars. fraternity is a visible sign of the Carmelite charism. The name of the religious Order indicates the same: The Order of Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSARIAT

The present office bearers were elected in the first General Commissariat Chapter held in February 2020 at Bonitas, Carmelaram Priory, North Paravur, India. Fr. Jacob Roby Chakkalaparambil was elected as the Commissary General

Carmelites form one of the ancient religious order in the Catholic Church. We are living a life in allegiance to Jesus Christ based on the Catholic faith and Carmelite Rule. As Carmelites, we follow the footsteps of Prophet Elijah who zealosly proclaimed the Lord God of hosts and gave the people around him a clear vision of the Divine presnce among them. Officially, we are called The Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. As the very name indicates, Carmelites keep a very special bond with the Mother of God. Carmelite Scapular remains as one of the major contributions to the popular catholic piety from the Carmelites. This website gives a lot more info about Carmelite Order, its charism ans different ministries. We welcome you to explore them, by yourself! 

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