Carmelites have chosen Mary as their Patroness and spiritual Mother
Her Name causes past memories to be taken away and deeply touches the intimate feelings of our soul.
How all the saints remain in the shadows when we look at the Blessed Virgin’s light!
St. Therese had a particular devotion for the mystery of the Incarnation
Not just one person of the Holy Trinity finds his rest within us, but the entire Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
St. Elizabeth of the Trinity writes, “In the light of eternity the soul sees things as they really are.”
Let us in spirit make our way to Carmel’s mountain height; our Virgin Mother calls us there to gather flowers of light.
Elijah got up, ate and drank, and the food gave him enough strength to walk forty days to Sinai, the holy mountain. (1 Kings 19:8)
O Consuming Fire, Spirit of Love, descend into my soul and make all in me as an incarnation of the Word, that I may be to him a super-added humanity wherein he renews his mystery Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity