Carmelites of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Province and St Elias Province are rejoicing! Brothers Mark Sexton and Emanuel Franco Gomez professed First Vows of Chastity, Poverty and Obedience during Mass in the presence of many of their Carmelite brothers, family members and friends
A few months ago, I was attending a conference here in Orlando when someone near me asked, "Hey, are you Brandon Vogt?!" I turned and did a double take. Standing in front of me was a Carmelite priest, dressed in their distinctive brown habit...holding an iPad. You don't see that everyday.
The liturgical feast of the Saint Patriarch already appeared in the Carmelite Order in the second half of the XV century. In 1680 the General Chapter unanimously elected Saint Joseph as the principal protector of the Order.
Lorenzo de Vedruna and his wife Teresa Vidal raised their eight children to be very proper and perfect little aristocrats, and never dreamed that their fifth child, little Joachina, was anything out of the ordinary. But she was.
TASTE is the fifth in a series of student-written shows at Mount Carmel, written by Mount Carmel students under the guidance of show Director Padre Benjamin Aguilar, O. Carm.