In today’s world, the wisdom of the Carmelite Order and its focus on a prayerful, contemplative life in service to God and the world is needed more than ever. Hundreds of Carmelite scholars have studied at Catholic University since its founding in 1887, but until 2017, the Order did not have a permanent bond with a university, nor were any of the University’s 30 research centers sponsored by a religious order. This investment ensures that ...
“Nada te Turbe” (Let Nothing Disturb You) was a prayer found in the breviary of Teresa of Ávila, written in her own hand. The video below is one of two virtual choirs produced for the celebration of St. Teresa of Jesus's 500th birthday.
After many years of work, the renovation of St. Thérèse’s home, the Carmel of Lisieux, has come to a close. Today, it looks just like it did in her day. The strong weather of Normandy and the stream near which the convent was built in 1838 had caused significant deterioration. Mold was a major culprit, penetrating some portions of the walls and making parts of the building essentially unlivable.
The choice of our Marian patronage is traced to the early Carmelites first church on Mount Carmel, which was dedicated to her.
Mt. Carmel High School students say their production of "Sound" is aimed at preventing the rising number of kids who are taking their own lives because they're bullied for being different.