Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites
Community of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and St. Teresa of Jesus
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Secular Discalced Carmelites Calendar

October
           October 1: St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, virgin and doctor, Feast
                   (Since the feast day falls on a Sunday, we are given permission to celebrate it on Oct. 3rd.)
           October 14:  Fast Day for OCDS
           October 15: St. Teresa of Jesus, virgin and doctor, Solemnity
           October 22: Regular monthly meeting


November

                 November 2:  Bl. Luke of St. Joseph and Companions, priests and martyrs,
                    (31 Carmelites out of 498 Spanish martyrs beatified in 2007 by
                     Pope Benedict XVI), optional

            November 5: Bl.  Frances d'Amboise, religious, optional memorial
          November 6: Bl. Josepha Naval Grbes, virgin, optional memorial
            November 7:  Bl. Francis Palau y Quer, priest, optional memorial
            November 8:  St. Elizabeth of the Trinity, virgin, memorial
            November 13:  Fast Day for OCDS
            November 14:  All Carmelite Saints, Feast
            November 15:  All Carmelite Souls, commemoration
            November 19:  St. Raphael Kalinowski of St. Joseph, priest, memorial
            November 19:  Annual Day of Recollection, Rites of Initiation and Advancement
                        Archbishop Leibold Home, Little Sisters of the Poor, Riddle Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
                        9:00 a.m.  until 4:45 p.m.
                        Visitors are welcome and required to register with Mrs. Edie Bennett(513-324-1275)
            November 29:  Bls. Denis and Redemptus, martyrs, memorial


December


                 December 10:  Regular monthly meeting
            December 11:  St. Maria Maravillas of Jesus, OCD, virgin, optional memorial
            December  13:  Fast Day for OCDS
            December 14:  St. John of the Cross, priest and doctor, Solemnity
            December 16:  Bl. Mary of the Angels, virgin, optional memorial


January 2018

            January 3:  St. Kuriakos Elias Chavara, priest, optional memorial
            January 8:  St. Peter Thomas, bishop, optional memorial
            January 9:  St. Andrew Corsini, bishop, optional memorial
            January 27:  St. Henry de Osso y Cervello, priest, optional memorial
            January 28:  Regular monthly meeting


February
          
            February 25:  Regular monthly meeting


March

            March 19:  St. Joseph, Spouse of the Virgin Mary, principal protector of our Order
                        Solemnity
            March 25:  Regular monthly meeting


April

            April 1:  Bl. Nuno Alvares Pereira, religious, optional memorial
            April 17:  Bl. Baptiste Spagnoli of Mantua, priest, optional memorial
            April 18:  Bl. Mary of the Incarnation, religious, optional memorial  
            April 22:  Regular monthly meeting
            April 23:  Bl. Teresa Mary of the Cross Manetti, virgin, optional memorial


May

            May 16:  St. Simon Stock, religious, optional memorial
            May 22:  St. Joachina de Vedruna de Mas, religious, optional memorial
            May 25:  St. Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi, virgin, Memorial
            May 27:  Regular monthly meeting