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...
"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
St. Edith Stein tells the story of how St. Teresa became the prioress of the Monastery of the Incarnation in Avila amid a great furor 450 years ago
"To found a monastery where there will be only fifteen nuns and no possibility for any increase in numbers. They will practice a very strict enclosure and thus never go out or be seen without veils covering their faces. Their lives will be founded on prayer and mortification."
The Carmelite must ascend the Tabor of Carmel and be clothed with the garments of penance that will make her more like Jesus.
As I return from my pilgrimage to Lisieux, allow me also to invoke the little Carmelite, St. Therese of the Child Jesus, who has many close ties with Vietnam
After fifty years of eremitical life, to find oneself suddenly displaced... this is a real martyrdom
After a passage of two months, the nuns arrived at New York on the 2nd of July, Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
We believe the apparitions of Our Lady to Sister Lucia in the Carmel of Coimbra over the 57 years she lived there were made in her cell
She found the strength not to betray priests and friends of the community, facing death with integrity
God wishes religious to be religious — in such a way that they be done with all and that all be done with them
For a long time we have been writing a card only in most urgent cases. But now I am permitted to go beyond that...
...where souls stand before the face of God in solitude and silence in order to be quickening love in the heart of the church.
The day of my Habit Reception, 6th April 1883, my poor little Thérèse, who was very sick at that time, came to embrace me before the ceremony