Carmelites have chosen Mary as their Patroness and spiritual Mother
I am not forgetting you on my cross, where I taste unknown joys
You should take care always to be inclined to the difficult
Excerpts from St. John Paul II's homily for the Mass of Canonization of St. Teresa of the Andes
Meaning is a revelation known within the heart via love
Remembering Edith Stein's Confirmation on Candlemas, 1922
Lady of the mystic mountain, where the Lord has set His throne, grant us grace to climb Mount Carmel..."
Divine virginity has a characteristic aversion to sin as the contrary of divine holiness. However, this aversion to sin gives rise to an indomitable love for sinners. Christ has come to tear sinners away from sin and to restore the divine image in defiled souls. He comes as the child of sin—his genealogy and... Continue Reading →