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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Elijah and Mary

As we attempt to follow Christ more closely, we Carmelites find inspiration in the Old Testament Prophet, Elijah, and in the Blessed Virgin Mary.   The Prophet Elijah Elijah’s memory was kept alive especially on Mount Carmel where he challenged the people to stop hobbling first on one foot and …

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History of The Scapular

Throughout time, prayer and Carmel have been synonymous and the Carmelites have contributed greatly to the spiritual life and holiness of the Church. Perhaps one of our most significant contributions has been devotion to Mary, Mother of God, particularly under her title of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Tradition tells …

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