They received the grace to remain faithful and to forgive while suffering dismaying hardship
On 18 May 1291 the Crusader stronghold of Acre fell after weeks of siege. We remember the Carmelite martyrs who perished that day.
So that they can find in the captivity of their bodies, freedom for their soul
Let Carmel echo joyfully the dying hymns that soared above when Compiègne so gladly gave its greatest witness to God’s love
"Love will always be victorious, love can do everything."