On November 28, 1568, the first Sunday of Advent, the life of the Discalced Carmelite friars began.
St. Peter of Alcántara and St. Teresa meet to plan the first Discalced Carmelite monastery
"Because he was a true lover of poverty and had practiced it for so many years, he knew well the riches that lay within it; so he helped me a great deal and ordered that I should by no means fail to go through with my plan." (The Book of Her Life, Chap. 35, No. 5)