The whole TOC community welcomes the canonical establishment of the Confraternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel at the Parish of San Isidro Labrador, Diocese of Malolos, Bulacan, headed by its parish priest, Rev. Fr. Conrado Santos, Jr.
The decree of approval was given by the Prior General of the Carmelites of the Ancient Observance, V. Rev. Fr. Fernando Millan Romeral, O.Carm. The establishment is the second canonically erected Scapular Confraternity in the country.
New TOC Communities
Similarly, the Curia Generalizia Dei Carmelitani has announced the approval of the canonical foundation of the following TOC communities:
- Bl. Maria Sagrario of St. Aloysius Gonzaga TOC Community, San Luis, Pampanga
- St. George Preca TOC Community, Kalibo, Aklan
- St. Teresa of Jesus TOC Community, Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte
Indulgences Granted to the Faithful
An indulgence on the Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel can be gained by visiting churches of the Third Order Regular and Secular, and if these are lacking, churches in which the Scapular Confraternity are established (Benedict XV, February 14, 1920.).
This indulgence is now extended to the Parish of San Isidro Labrador.