The scapular of the Virgin cannot separate us from the Gospel
I, Sister Mary Elizabeth of the Trinity, make my profession, and I promise chastity, poverty and obedience to God
There is no house where one does not wear the garment of Carmel
Simon Stock has been venerated in the Carmelite Order for his personal holiness and his devotion to Our Lady
It would be far better to have holiness under a worldly habit than a worldly heart under a holy habit
I owe much in my youth to this Carmelite Scapular.
"Guard us as thy loving children from the tragedy of sin"
"Hail, Gate of Heaven, with glory now crowned"
Flos Carmeli, the Carmelite sequence hymn
Your Carmelite moment: pray the Flos Carmeli hymn
We give thanks that our dear Lady has clothed us with the “garment of salvation.” Saint Edith Stein The Hidden Life: Essays, Meditations, Spiritual Texts (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, Book 4, p. 3) Edited by L. Gelber and Michael Linssen; translated by Waltraut Stein ICS Publications, © Washington Province of Discalced Carmelites,... Continue Reading →