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Final message of the meeting of the two General Councils (OCarm and OCD), Dublin, Ireland, 27-31 May, 2019:

“We Are Mission: Because We Are God’s Love Poured Out”

Every three years, we the two General Councils of the Friars O.Carm. and O.C.D., meet to reflect on various themes relating to our charism and...

Electoral Chapter of the Monastery of Machakos, Kenya

The Elective Chapter of the Carmelite Monastery of Machakos, Kenya, was held 10 June 2019. The following were elected:

  • Prioress: Sr. M. Winifred ...
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The 19th Spirituality Forum of ISA

The Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA) will hold its 19th Spirituality Forum this coming July 31- August 2, 2019 at the Mother Anne de Tilly Hall ...

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Activity of the Prior General

This past April 22, the Prior General, Fernando Millán Romeral, O. Carm., accompanied by several Carmelites from various communities, presided at a ...

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Lectio Divina: Matthew 5:38-42

Ordinary Time

1) Opening prayer

Almighty God,
our hope and our strength,
without You we falter.
Help us to follow Christ

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MEET THE CARMELITES

The 19th Spirituality Forum of ISA

The Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA) will hold its 19th Spirituality Forum this coming July 31- August 2, 2019 at the Mother Anne de Tilly Hall, St. Paul University, New Manila, Quezon City.

In harmony with the Philippine Church' celebration of the Year of the Youth and in response to the

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CARMELITE HISTORY AND SPIRITUALITY

  • Welcome!


    Message from the Prior General


    Dear friends of Carmel,

    Firstly, I want to welcome those of you who are visiting this website of the Carmelite Order. New technologies offer us the possibility to get mountains of information. The website of the Carmelite Order actually wants to do more, it wants to provide you with a space for reflection, a space to be in contact with spirituality, with tradition and with the charism of Carmel, a place of encounter among all the members of the Carmelite Family: friars, nuns, religious sisters, lay people, Carmelite youth, and everyone who, for one reason or another, is interested in the spiritual world of Carmel.
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  • The Carmelites


    The Carmelites? Who are we?

    ROOT

    The Holy Land, Mount Carmel to be exact. A mountain celebrated for its sheer beauty. Stretching out into the deep blue of the Mediterranean Sea Mount Carmel in the springtime of the year is a glow with the vivacious colouring of flowering shrubs and plants. A symbol for the beauty of Mary. On that mountain the first Carmelites came together, a unique group. Laymen, most of them, living as hermits in community. They took as their model one who appealed to many monks in the West, the Prophet Elijah.

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