On the first Sunday after Easter 1919, the statue of the Madonna was brought back from the parish-church in Haifa, with great solemnity and in the midst of public rejoicings.
Elijah stands before God’s face because all of his love belongs to the Lord. He lives outside all natural human relationships.
Ambrosius of St. Arsenius, the first Carmelite to die on Mount Carmel in a letter to his General (1634), he tells how he saw the very first church in the world erected in honour of the Mother of God. Behind the altar was the cave where Elijah hid...
On 18 May 1291 the Crusader stronghold of Acre fell after weeks of siege. We remember the Carmelite martyrs who perished that day.
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