Elijah stands before God’s face because all of his love belongs to the Lord. He lives outside all natural human relationships.
Bossuet went on to say, in speaking of the remnant of Israel: “The Lord will turn to them; he will wipe out their sins..."
Ambrosius of St. Arsenius, the first Carmelite to die on Mount Carmel in a letter to his General (1634), he tells how he saw the very first church in the world erected in honour of the Mother of God. Behind the altar was the cave where Elijah hid...
On the 22 June 1948, about fifty British soldiers... assembled on the esplanade in front of the Statue of Our Lady of Chile
On 18 May 1291 the Crusader stronghold of Acre fell after weeks of siege. We remember the Carmelite martyrs who perished that day.
Sister Mariam Baouardy's docility to the Holy Spirit made her also a means of encounter and fellowship with the Muslim world
In 1948 the Discalced Carmelite friars sheltered over 500 refugees at their Stella Maris monastery in Haifa
In 1874 she founded the Congregation of Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa, who she also sent to Lebanon and the Holy Land