Immediately after her conversion she wanted to join a Carmelite convent. However, her spiritual mentors, Vicar-General Schwind of Speyer, and Erich Przywara SJ, stopped her from doing so. Until Easter 1931 she held a position teaching German and history at the Dominican Sisters' school and teacher training college of St. Magdalen's Convent in Speyer.
Titus Brandsma, Dutch priest, educator, journalist and modern mystic, has much to say to Twenty-first Century Christians. His joyful countenance in the face of chronic illness and finally, at the torturous hands of the Nazi’s, is a study in humankind’s sharing of its portion of the Cross of Christ.
Sacred Scripture exalts the beauty of Mount Carmel, there where Prophet Elisha defended the purity of the faith of Israel in the living God.
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.