This section contains a brief overview of Carmel and the Lay Carmelites, plus information about the history of Carmel and a list of Carmelite Saints and Blesseds. You’ll also find answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Lay Carmelites.
Free access to lectures, documents, prayers, videos, essays, and other materials about Carmelite spirituality. Also included are links to our favorite resources about Catholicism and the Carmelite Order. You won’t want to miss the “Just-for-Fun” Quizes to test your knowledge of all things Carmelite.
The Carmelite Order is active and growing throughout the world. This section contains the latest news from the Order and from the Bay Area Region. Also included are details about two electronic newsletters for Lay Carmelites: the new e-Bulletin published by the Order, and the Carmelite Review, a quarterly newsletter published by the Carmelite Media Office of the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary.
The Members Area contains information to help our members participate in the life of the community. Here you’ll find announcements, the community calendar, events, Christian Prayer materials, a bibliography of Carmelite sources, and formation materials for all phases. You will also find lists of recommended and required reading for ongoing formation.