On the occasion of our annual commemoration of Carmelite All Souls held at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, NY, all seven novices of the Carmelite Friars, Province of St Elias, were together and posed for a photo before the main altar. Two novices are doing their formation at Annunciation Hermitage in Austin, Minnesota, and five novices in Brandsma Priory in Middletown, New York. We thank the Lord for the blessing of these vocations to Carmel, and ask the protection of Our Lady of Mount Carmel for them. From left to right they are: Jon M
On Saturday, November 19, 2016 the St Elias Province had their annual All Carmelite Souls celebration at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, NY. The celebration began with mass at 11am in the Shrine Chapel which was followed by a blessing of the graves in the cemetary across the street. Following the blessing a lunch was served in Pilgrim Hall. Let us continue to pray for the souls of all deceased members of the Carmelite family.
The National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and the Lay Carmelite office are sponsoring an Advent Day of Prayer on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The Presenter will be Fr Kevin Alban, O.Carm. and his topic will be "Mary, Woman of the Word".
Carmelite Friars - North American Province of Saint Elias - P.O. Box 3079, Middletown, New York 10940-0890, Tel:(845) 344-2223, Fax: (845) 344-2210