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...
In 1948 the Discalced Carmelite friars sheltered over 500 refugees at their Stella Maris monastery in Haifa
Read the story of how St. Elizabeth of the Trinity was originally destined to enter the Carmel of Paray-le-Monial
Edith Stein was received into the Cologne Carmel as just another postulant
Carmelites have chosen Mary as their Patroness and spiritual Mother
The second most important procession in the Holy Land
To my dear little Thérèse.... A ma chère petite Thérèse. Souvenir, 3 janvier 1884