I who bear God in the mysteries of grace beseech her: Cloud, encompass God and me.
Mary triumphs, she gives the fruit of life!
Carmelites have long ascribed the composition of the hymn. Flos Carmeli to St. Simon Stock
This year's theme: the Flos Carmeli hymn
St Albert the Lawgiver of Carmel cites the prophet Isaiah: "If you return and be quiet, you shall be saved: in silence and in hope shall your strength be."
Lady of the mystic mountain, where the Lord has set His throne, grant us grace to climb Mount Carmel..."