April 18, 2014
“Through his suffering, my servant shall justify many… he surrendered himself to death.” (Is. 53:11-12)
April 16, 2014
“Do not weep for me. Weep for yourselves and for your children” (Luke 23:28)
April 16, 2014
“My strength has failed through affliction.” (Ps. 31:11)
April 15, 2014
“There was in Him no stately bearing to make us look at him” (Is. 53:2)
April 15, 2014
“They pressed [Simon] into service to carry the Cross” (Mark 15:21)
April 15, 2014
“Simeon said to Mary His mother…. you yourself shall be pierced with a sword.” (Luke 2:34-35)
April 12, 2014
Beginning on Palm Sunday and continuing throughout Holy Week, we invite you to reflect on Christ’s Passion through the writings of Carmelite saints and the Stations of the Cross from the Carmelite Spiritual Center in Darien, Illinois.
March 27, 2013
We invite you to contemplate Christ's Passion this Holy Week online using these Stations of the Cross photographed at the Carmelite Spiritual Center in Darien, Illinois.
April 7, 2012
On Good Friday the parishioners of Chicago Carmelite Parish of Saint Thomas the Apostle joined in solidarity with other parishes of the area to perform five stations of the cross in various locations in the downtown Chicago area. It was personally challenging to brave the morning's icy winds of the windy city and 39 degree weather, a far cry from the 75 degrees in my hometown of Tampa at the time,
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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