The latest news from the Carmelite Order and from the Bay Area Region.

Also included are details about two electronic newsletters for Lay Carmelites: the Lay Carmelite 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.

Free Formation Session for Lay Carmelites: “Holy People”

Carmelite Institute Webinar September 16, 2017The Bay Area Lay Carmelites will present a Free Formation Session entitled “Holy People: Mother Marianne of Molokai and Ève Lavalliére” on October 22, 2020 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). This session will be presented by Patrick Bowles, O.Carm., our new Regional Formation Director. The session will be conducted via Zoom and is open to all Lay Carmelites and their guests. No registration is required.

Letter of the Prior General on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel 2020

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, pray for us

A letter from the Prior General to Carmelite Friars, Contemplative Sisters, Sisters and Brothers of Congregations of Apostolic Life, Members of the Carmelite Third Order, Lay Carmelites in general and all who celebrate the feast of our Lady of Mount Carmel with special devotion: “Mary kept all these things in her heart” (Lk 2,52).

Celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Mount CarmelThe Society of the Little Flower will be presenting a Virtual Procession, Talk, and Mass on Thursday, July 16TH for the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Events begins at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time (10:30 a.m. Central Time). Visit The Society of the Little Flower website now to share your intentions and then come back on Thursday to participate in the virtual procession, hear the talk, and attend the live-streamed Mass.