On August 25, 2019 at Parroquia Señor de Ostua in Metapan, El Salvador, newly ordained Santos Cecilio Hernandez Carranza, O. Carm. celebrated his first Mass.
On Saturday, August 24, Benjamin Constante professed solemn vows before a large gathering of Carmelites from Centro Xiberta, his family, friends, members of the Lay Carmelite Third Order, and members of the Association of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
On Thursday, August 22, Santos Cecilio Hernandez was ordained to the priesthood by Mons. Ozwaldo Escobar, OCD, bishop of Chalatenango.
Saturday Morning Breakfast and Mass continues to be popular. In the past several months, the congregation at the Saturday morning masses as continues to expand, filling the small chapel to overflowing!
World Youth Day is an opportunity for the Carmelite Youth of El Salvador to celebrate, pray, and reflect as they meet other youth from all over the world.