A 400lb golden coffin containing the remains of the 19th century Carmelite
nun will arrive from France on Easter Sunday.
She describes at length Teresa's battles with slippery officials, the rivalries between the Calced and Discalced Carmelites
, petty jealousies among nuns and among church officials, problems with the male branch of the order, and harrowing negotiations with secular and religious authorities to secure permission for the establishment of convents.
In the new London production of Poulenc's "The Carmelites
," the performers sing as if their lives depend on it.
Dialogues des Carmelites
Screenplay by Bernanos, Georges , published posthumously in French as a drama in 1949 and translated both as The Fearless Heart and The Carmelites
Dialogues des Carmelites
(1949; translated as The Carmelites
, 1961), a play, was adapted as an opera (1952) by Francis Poulenc.
She founded the Discalced Carmelites
, and along with St.
Of the religious orders that have established themselves in the Philippines, the Carmelites
are the youngest.
Initially an order dedicated to helping Hispanic immigrants who had tuberculosis, the Carmelites
have expanded their mission over the years to embrace a diverse, multi-state constituency.
This new Order of the Discalced Carmelites
spread rapidly during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, following the currents of religious ferment in Europe, the Spanish and Portuguese routes towards colonial America, and the missionary roads to the Near and Far East.
, a Roman Catholic religious order now spread worldwide, was founded as a community of hermits in 12th century in what is now northern Israel, and was joined by nuns in 1432.
The Robert Carsen/Michael Levine production of Francis Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmelites
opends the 61st season of the Teatro de Campoamor in Sepember in the northern Spanish city of Oviedo.
WORCESTER - There might be a lull or two, but it's a given that at just about any time of the day, the telephone at the former convent building on Chrome Street that now houses the Community of Teresian Carmelites
will ring with a caller reaching out for spiritual help.
Eckstein's argument that the Carmelites
favoured an association of the humble neighbourhood of their church with biblical and hagiographic narratives in order to promote the authority of their order locally, is taken up by Megan Holmes (discussing in part the visual arts), Nerida Newbigin (looking at sacred theatre), and Peter Howard (focusing on a Carmelite
Like Uberti, many lay people have begun incorporating spiritual practices that first originated in religious orders like the Jesuits, Carmelites
, Benedictines, or Franciscans into their everyday lives.