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Coat of Arms of the Province of St. Elias

The three parts of our shield portray the history, the spirit and the meaning of our Order: the Province’s sphere of activity and its origin. The left hand portion represents the entire Carmelite Order. The shape of  its lower half suggests the Mount of Carmel in Palestine where the Order …

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Our Mission

   As Carmelites of the North American Province of St. Elias, our primary mission is to follow Jesus Christ through prayer, fraternity, and prophetic service and presence in the spirit of Mary and Elijah. Our chief means for fulfilling this mission is by our lives and ministries.

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Brothers Mark Zittle and Joseph Phuong Ngo Profess Solemn Vows

On Saturday, August 28, 2010, the Feast Day of Saint Augustine, Brothers Mark Christopher Zittle and Joseph Phuong Ngo, O.Carm. professed solemn vows of obedience, poverty and chastity in the Order of the Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel in the presence of their Carmelite brothers and …

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