If you look closely, you might notice that the rosary worn by many Discalced Carmelite friars and nuns is a little different than other rosaries...
Holy Mother Teresa, look down from heaven and see; visit this vineyard of yours, and perfect what your right hand has planted.
"They then re-entered their carriages and started for Saint Denis, where they visited the church and the relics of the Abbey." The story of the founding of the first Teresian Carmel in France
Born in 1873, Thérèse Martin died in the Carmel of Lisieux 30 September 1897. She was canonized in 1925; in 1997 she was declared a Doctor of the Church by St. John Paul II.
Holy Father, with my brothers and sisters I want to risk my life, not waiting for tomorrow, without fear of being wounded, like knights without pay, as Teresa said...
Introducing Father Miguel of Mary Márquez Calle, O.C.D., the new Superior General of the Discalced Carmelite Order
She was granted a special grace of contemplative insight based on Saint John’s phrase God is love, through which she felt called to a hidden life of love and self-sacrifice.
O Consuming Fire, Spirit of Love, descend into my soul and make all in me as an incarnation of the Word
The chief among Teresa’s virtues was the love of God, which our Lord Jesus Christ increased by means of many visions and revelations... she saw an angel with a flaming dart piercing her heart.
The saint was noted for her supernatural gifts, especially for humility, for her devotion to the Holy Spirit, and her great love for the Church and the Pope.
St Edith Stein tells the story of how "a small group of nuns and visitors" in 1560 began to discuss with St Teresa the idea of establishing a new monastery in Avila