Cloistered Carmelites in India celebrate six new religious

Posted by Siobhan O'Neill Meluso
Friday 13, February 2015 | Category:   Consecrated Life
Carmelites in India celebrated the 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Avila
as well as the addition of six new members during this Year of Consecrated Life.

The Discalced Carmelites in India are celebrating with "joyful gratitude to the Lord" the six new religious who will make their final vows soon. This year, the Year of Consecrated Life, is also the 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Avila, reformer of the Carmelite order.

Speaking to AsiaNews, the Prioress of the Baroda Monastery explained that the opening of the Year of Consecrated Life last November "was the first time that we contemplative celebrated a liturgy with the active congregations." For the occasion, the cloistered nuns invited the Missionaries of Charity and the Auxilium Sisters.

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