In his final reflection of our eNovena, Fr. Greg discusses the ways in which our Blessed Mother reaches out to us.
In part eight of our eNovena, Fr. Greg explains how the early Carmelites interpreted the cloud that Elijah saw in the Old Testament.
In our eNovena’s seventh meditation, Fr. Greg explains why Carmelites consider Mary
In the sixth meditation of our eNovena, Fr. Greg describes the ancient image of La Bruna that is known for the tenderness of the portrait of Mary and the baby Jesus.
In the fifth prayer of our nine part eNovena, Fr. Greg explains the historic origins of the title
In our eNovena's fourth meditation, Fr. Greg gives us some background on the development of the scapular.
In this third meditation, Fr. Greg explains how the ancients called the North Star, Stella Maris and used it to navigate through difficult waters.
In his second reflection, Fr. Greg discusses another name for Our Lady of Mount Carmel: The Flower of Carmel.
This eNovena for the celebration of the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is based on the titles of Mary that are specifically Carmelite. In his first reflection, Fr. Gregory Houck asks us to contemplate which side of Carmel do we live on?
If God wanted us to be angels, God would've made us angels. Instead God made us humans. Being human must be important in God's plan for me and in God's plan for you. And I think this ring illustrates that.