As the soul is united to Christ, so Carmel is hidden in Mary. She is, par excellence, the contemplative soul.
So there is no opposition of the contemplative life to the active. The former is the great support of the latter.
Carmelite spirituality is not contemplative and apostolic. It is apostolic because it is contemplative
How do we become holy? It is here that John of the Cross makes a painful observation: I am confident that the Lord will help me explain this matter because it is extremely necessary to so many souls. Even though these souls have begun to walk along the road of virtue, and our Lord desires... Continue Reading →
Let us climb the mountain of Love
Carmelites depend on God alone