NUNS OF ENCARNACIÓN IN VALENCIA, SPAIN
On November 24, the Carmelite Nuns of the Monastery of the Encarnación of Valencia, held their elections. The results were:
The elections were presided over by Bishop José María Ciller, c.m.f.
ELECTORAL CHAPTER OF MONASTERY OF LA VEGA (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
On April 24, 2002, the Carmelite Nuns of the Monastery of La Vega in the Domincan Republic, held their elections with the following results:
ELECTIVE CHAPTER OF ROXAS CITY, THE PHILIPPINES
On May 7, the Carmelite Nuns of the Monastery of the Holy Trinity and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Roxas City, held their elections. Elected were:
The elections were presided over by Archbishop Onesimo C. Gordoncillo.
ELECTORAL CHAPTER OF ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA (USA)
On May 9, 2002 the Carmelite Nuns of the Monastery of the Allentown, Pennsylvania (USA), held their elections. The results were:
ELECTIVE CHAPTER OF IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY IN BURGOS
On May 16, the Carmelite Nuns of the Monastery of Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Burgos, Pangasinan, held their elections with the following results:
The elections were presided over by Bishop Jesus A. Cabrera, DD, the Bishop of Alaminos.
XV GENERAL CHAPTER OF HERMANAS CARMELITAS
The XV Ordinary General Chapter was celebrated beginning on July 9 and the session for the election of Superior General and members of the Council was celebrated on July 25, 2003.
Sr. Encarnación Flórez González, O. Carm., was re-elected Superior General.
General Councilors are Sr. Concepción Tejerina del Río, O. Carm., Sr. Casimira Gallego Izquierdo, O. Carm., Sr. Mª Angelita Rodríguez Cuesta, O. Carm., Sr. Angeles Fernández Moreno, O. Carm.
The theme of Charismatic Spirituality (How to inculturate the experience of our origins in new forms) was studied.
ELECTIVE CHAPTER FOR MONASTERY OF THE ASUNCIÓN DE HUESCA
On July 5-23 2002, the Carmelite Nuns of the Monastery of the Asunción of Huesca, held their elections with the following results:
The elections were presided over by the Episcopal Vicar.
CHAPTER OF THE CORPUS CHRISTI CARMELITE SISTERS
The Corpus Christi Carmelite Sisters held their elections for Mother General and Council on August 1, 2002 at The Pastoral Centre in St. Vincent, West Indies.
Mother General: Sr Antoinette Dickie, O.Carm.
The First Councillor is also Assistant General.
CHAPTER OF THE DUTCH PROVINCE
The Chapter of the Dutch Province was celebrated May 23-26, 2002, with the Prior General, Joseph Chalmers, presiding. He was accompanied by the General Councilor William J. Harry, O. Carm.
Elected during the Chapter were: Tjeu Timmermans, O. Carm., Prior Provincial. Elected to the Council were: Huub Welzen, O. Carm., Cees Bartels, O. Carm., Ben Wolbers, O. Carm., Kees Waaijman, O. Carm., Eef van Vilsteren, O. Carm., Jos Huls, O. Carm., and Jo Goosens, O. Carm.
CHAPTER OF THE MOST PURE HEART OF MARY PROVINCE (USA)
The Chapter of the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Province (USA/Canada/Peru/Mexico) was celebrated June 10-June 14, under the presidency of the Prior General, Joseph Chalmers, with the assistance of Councilor for North America, William J. Harry, O. Carm.
Elected were Prior Provincial, John Russell, O. Carm.; Eastern Commissary Provincial: John Welch, O. Carm.; Midwest Commissary Provincial: Berhard Bauerle, O. Carm.; Western Commissary Provincial: Stanley Makacinas, O. Carm., 1st Councilor: Daniel O’ Neill, O. Carm.; 2nd Councilor: Michael Sgarioto, O. Carm.; 3rd Councilor: Emmett Gavin, O. Carm.; 4th Councilor: David McEvoy, O. Carm.
PROVINCIAL CHAPTER OF THE NEOPOLITAN PROVINCE
The Provincial Chapter of the Neopolitan Province took place at "Trullo dell’Immacolata" June 24-28, 2002, under the presidency of Joseph Chalmers, O. Carm., Prior General, accompanied by the General Councilor, Rafael Leiva Sanchez, O. Carm.
Those elected to provincial offices were: Prior Provincial: Mario Alfarano, O. Carm.; First Councilor: Nicola Barbarello, O. Carm.; Second Councilor: Cosimo Pagliara, O. Carm.; Third Councilor: Enrico Ronzini, O. Carm.; Fourth Councilor: Cosimo Soliberto, O. Carm.