Discalced Carmelites

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    as a weaver. In 1563[11] he entered the Carmelite Order, adopting the name John of St. Matthias. The following year (1564)[12] he professed his religious vows as a Carmelite and travelled to Salamanca, where he studied theology and philosophy at the prestigious University there and at the Colegio de San Andrés. John was ordained a priest in 1567, and then indicated his intent to join the strict Carthusian Order, which appealed to him because of its encouragement of solitary and silent contemplation.…

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    Due to this reason, St. Teresa started to restore the life of Carmelite to its original observance of austerity, which was almost. Her reform required the nuns to live the prayerful life of penance (also known as “our vocation of reparation” for the sins of mankind as she said). On 24 August, 1562, with Pope Pius IV’s authorization, she opened the convent of Discalced Carmelite Nuns of the Primitive Rule of St. Joseph at Avila. In 1567, John Baptist Rossi, the General of the Carmelites, visited…

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    The Catholic Reformation was the scholarly counter-constrain to Protestantism. The longing for change inside of the Catholic Church had begun before the spread of Luther. Numerous informed Catholics needed change. St. Teresa of Avila was a Carmelite religious recluse who did much otherworldly exercises. She completive her life through mental request to God. She was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is thought to be an originator of the Discalced Carmelites alongside John of the Cross.…

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    Saint Angela of the Cross was taught how to pray the rosary by her parents at a young age. She was usually found at a church praying. In the month of May, Angela and her parents built an altar in honor of the Virgin Mary so they could pray the Rosary together. At work, she and her co-workers would pray the rosary and learned about the lives of the saints. On account of Angela’s health, she was rejected from the Discalced Carmelites in Santa Cruz. Angela tried entering another nun community, the…

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    beliefs with Thomism: the philosophical school regarding the works of St. Thomas. Moving on from the nuns’ school she began work at Catholic-Church affiliated Institute for Scientific Pedagogy in 1932. However, anti-semitic legislation forced her to resign just a year later. She was so afflicted by this discrimination she wrote to the Pope asking him to denounced the Nazi regime she was living under. This anti-Semitism would begin to affect her in more drastic ways as well, as she was a…

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    The Catholic Reformation

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    doctrinal. The spiritual type included the developmentive new orders. There were the Capuchin Franciscan monastics. They were much stricter with the poverty aspect because they felt the original Franciscans had lost touch with their original roots. They wanted to show the true face of the church. This group was pretty traditional because they really sought to get back to the original roots of the church. The Ursuline were named after St. Ursula when the Huns challenged her faith and she became…

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    friendship with his father, who encouraged him to feel free and tell him his worries and his father was always ready to answer his questions. ("Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica) It wasn't long into his life before our Lord tempted his soul in sorrow. Between 1910-1913 his three younger sisters died and in 1914 his family suffered from financial ruin. In 1915 his family moved to logrono, a nearby town where his father had found a job. In the winter…

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    To resolve and stabilize the Catholic Church, they came up with reforms such as the foundation of seminaries for priest to have legitimate guidance in their spiritual life and to educate them on the traditions of the Church. Another objective discussed was religious order. Religious Orders at the time benefitted the church in so many ways. These orders put their time into helping the sick and needy in their local communities. Some of these orders include, Capuchins, Ursulines, Theatines,…

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    a nun because she felt it was the best place for her. Sor Juana lived during a period when women were given roles that were lower than men and were unable to change their position. Sor Juana wanting to be educated and did not want to get married she avoided anything that would interfere with her search for knowledge, so much so she decides to become a nun. Nothing could get in the way of Juana Ines if she was not married and she could focus more on her studies. In this way she can study and not…

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