Miscellaneous Documents from the Order


General Chapter Documents

It is Time to Walk (English)
General Delegate Report on the Secular Order (English) (Spanish)
Message from the General Chapter (English)
Message of the Nuns to the General Chapter (English)

I Was Born For You (English)
Para Vos Naci
Discalced Carmelite Friars and Seculars: Working Together to Foster The Practice of Prayer

Setting Out From Essentials


Letters from the Father General to the Secular Order:

June 2017 (English)  June 2017 (Spanish)
Sept. 2010
Mar. 2016


Letters from the General Definitory:

Mar. 2016
Jun. 2014
Sept. 2013
Jun. 2013
Mar. 2013
Dec. 2012


Messages from the Extraordinary Definitories:

Arrica – How Are We To Live?


Historical Documents of the Province relating to OCDS:

Letter establishing the US OCDS jurisdictions – Jan 1974
2017 OCDS Organization chart



2000 OCDS International Congress: The Contribution Of the Secular Order to the Church

Joint Message from the OCarm and OCD General Councils

Communicationes (newsletter of the Generalate)

July 16, 2015 Feast Day Greetings from the OCDS General Secretary