Wadi625x346
September 16, 2014
Conscious of the common heritage and spirituality that we share, and as you may already know, our two Orders, O.Carm. and O.C.D., have been developing different joint projects over the past two decades,
mtcarmelruinsWEB
July 20, 2014
Some pilgrims, coming from the west to the Holy Land, chose Mount Carmel as the place in which to live as hermits in community. They settled near the spring known as 'Elijah's spring',
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.
Surfing-through-Easter
April 20, 2014
The first time I saw an icon of the Resurrection it was a bit confusing. It looked to me like Jesus was on a surfboard or skateboard. Huh?
gods-garden-header-copy
April 17, 2012
A small sampling of what has bloomed in Carmel--Hebrew for 'Garden of God'--over the course of our 800-year Carmelite existence. Welcome to our garden; we hope you are nourished by what grows here and invite you to share it with others.
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.

carmelites@carmelites.net
773-322-1222
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