maryofjesuscrucified.always-remember-to-love2
July 22, 2014
Geographically, we take our name from Mount Carmel. A green oasis in Israel surrounded by desert, “Carmel” in Hebrew means “Garden of God.” Metaphorically, Carmel is our spiritual disposition as we climb higher in our journey of faith. We invite you to take a walk through God's Garden. We hope you are nourished by what grows here and invite you to share it with others.
Carmel Chronicle
July 22, 2014
The earliest Carmelite in the Indies of whom there is record is Gregory de Santa Maria, of Seville, who in 1527 made his way to Yucatán, apparently as chaplain to the expedition of Francis Montejo.
Carmel Chronicle
July 20, 2014
The site chosen for the hermitage, the fountain of Elijah, is worthy of note, for it was to have a profound influence on the charism of the Order. The memory of the prophets Elijah and Elisha attached to various localities in the Palestine of the crusades is very striking.
stein-motherCAROUSEL
July 16, 2014
The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name “Carmel,” which means “the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we
OLMC2014day9
July 16, 2014
Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath day's journey away; and when they had entered, they went up to the upper room, where they were staying, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot and Judas the son of James.
Carmel Chronicle
July 15, 2014
By the bull Omnimodo, May 9, 1522, Pope Adrian VI authorized the mendicant orders to evangelize the Indies.
OLMC2014day8
July 15, 2014
So the soldiers did this. But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing near, he said to his mother,
therese.I-am-happy-to-see2
July 14, 2014
Geographically, we take our name from Mount Carmel. A green oasis in Israel surrounded by desert, “Carmel” in Hebrew means “Garden of God.” Metaphorically, Carmel is our spiritual disposition as we climb higher in our journey of faith. We invite you to take a walk through God's Garden. We hope you are nourished by what grows here and invite you to share it with others.
OLMC2014day7
July 14, 2014
As he said this, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him,
OLMC2014day6
July 13, 2014
Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the Passover. And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom; and when the feast was ended, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents did not know it, but supposing him to be in the company they went a day's journey,
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Carmelite Vocation Office
We invite you to join us on the path up Mount Carmel. Walking in the footsteps of Jesus with Elijah and Mary is a wonderful, deeply satisfying life. We welcome you to contact us at any time via the information below.

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