St. Albert of Jerusalem wrote a Rule for the hermit brothers on Mt Carmel
Let us gaze upon Mary, especially during the tragic hours of the Passion. You will not see her dramatically displaying her sorrow, as many mothers would.
At the foot of the cross, seeing its savior drink the bitter chalice to the very dregs, solely out of love for her, seeing him immolate himself for her sins, the soul dissolves with love for him
Holy Father, with my brothers and sisters I want to risk my life, not waiting for tomorrow, without fear of being wounded, like knights without pay, as Teresa said...
I would not consider any spirituality worthwhile that wants to walk in sweetness and ease and run from the imitation of Christ.
Christian life here on earth, which is called “the way” in the Acts of the Apostles, is directed toward a transcendent goal which is represented by the heavenly and glorious city of Jerusalem.
I feel very much alone in this city where I find no one who can console me in my present situation. May God provide a remedy.
Have you ever wondered what Christ's prayer was like? Upon explanation, we realize that his prayer consisted essentially in the penetration of his very being by God.
Introducing Father Miguel of Mary Márquez Calle, O.C.D., the new Superior General of the Discalced Carmelite Order
The more wounded the lover, the healthier the lover is, and the cure caused by love is to wound and inflict wound upon wound, to such an extent that the entire soul is dissolved into a wound of love.
In God's new kingdom, the role of the human couple has changed; it has become a relationship of mother and son
The chant should never be sung with musical notation but should be done in a monotone and with uniform voices