Prior General

Prior General

Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., Prior General

Fr. Fernando was born on August 19, 1962 in Madrid. He studied at the Colegio Santa Maria del Carmen in Madrid. Following his simple profession in 1981, he studied philosophy at the Pontifical Comillas University and completed his studies in theology at the C.E.T. in Seville, at the Milltown Institute in Dublin and at Comillas. He obtained a licentiate in theology at the Pontifical Comllas University in 1990.


Activities of the Prior General


In addition to the various chapters that took place in the last few months, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., last 27th of January, (the International Commemoration of the Victims of the Holocaust) attended the ceremony of tribute that took place in the Spanish Senate in Madrid. The Casa Sefarad-Israel invited the Prior General, as a member of the Centro de Estudios Judeo-cristianos (Centre for Judeo-Christian Studies) in Madrid.

Assembly of the USG and a Meeting with Pope Francis


On the 27th and 28th of November, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., took part in the 82nd Assembly of the Union of Superiors General, held in Rome. Some 120 Generals of orders and congregations attended. The theme chosen for this assembly was, Pope Francis: The Challenge of Gospel Leadership. This theme was in line with that of the previous assembly in May 2013,

The general councils of O.Carm. and O.C.D on Mount Carmel

Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm. Prior General

Throughout the six years that the term of the General leadership lasts there are moments that are difficult, joyful, sad, emotional, moments in which one feels an extraordinary pride in our Carmelite family, and so on. At the end of last year, (from 29th November to 4th December 2010) we had one of those very intense, profound and joyful moments, in the meeting of the two General Councils, O.Carm and O.C.D.,


The Activities of the Prior General


From the 21st to the 23rd of November 2012, the Prior General, Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm., took part in the 80th General Assembly of the USG (Union of Superiors General), in which, among a variety of topics, the financial crisis was studied in its relation of Religious Life. In addition to that, the participants who were at the recent Synod of Bishops shared their experiences,