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.
The Carmelites have been asked to provide programming on two of the national Catholic radio stations which are extremely popular among the Salvadorans.
The Carmelites of El Salvador are beginning plans for a second formation house to accommodate the many vocations they have been blessed with this year. The new house will be built on the old finca (farm) the Carmelites were able to purchase in 2017.