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150th Anniversary of the death of Blessed Francisco Palau i Quer

Vocational testimonies

On the occasion of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the death of our founder Father Francisco Palau, ocd, the Carmelite Missionary Sisters will periodically share vocational testimonies of our sisters.

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Let's find out how the Carmelite Missionary Family is celebrating this year of joy all over the world...

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To keep in mind our founding father, the Carmelite Missionary Sisters have designed the traditional Palautian Calendar with a special dedication to the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the death of our founder, Francisco Palau i Quer.

Our Founder

Blessed Francisco Palau i Quer

Born on 29 December 1811 in Aytona (Lérida), Spain. He studied philosophy and theology at the Seminary of Lérida. He professed as a Discalced Carmelite on 15 November 1833.

Due to political events in Spain, he was exiled to France from 1840 to 1851. In 1843, he led an intense solitary life in the vicinity of the sanctuary of Notre Dame de Livron. He returned to Spain in April 1851; he was incardinated in the diocese of Barcelona; he founded the "School of Virtue" in November of the same year. When the "School" was suppressed, he was confined to Ibiza on 9 April 1854, where he lived deeply the mystery of the Church.

The schools of the Carmelite Missionary Sisters of Europe are preparing to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the death of Blessed Francisco Palau y Quer.

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Closing of the Palautian Anniversary in Argentina

Closing of the Palautian Anniversary in Argentina

By means of this simple video we want to share what we experienced from 4 to 6 November in our Vice-Provincial House "Mater Carmeli" Argentina. Thanks to all the people who joined us and celebrated the Easter of our dear father Founder Blessed...

Closing Palautian Anniversary from Luba-Equatorial Guinea

Closing Palautian Anniversary from Luba-Equatorial Guinea

The sisters, girls and adolescents of the "Francisco Palau" boarding school in Luba-Equatorial Guinea celebrated with great joy and creativity their patronal feast and Palautian Anniversary. The boarding school aims to support the formation of girls and adolescents...

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