Following the example of the saints, dedicate yourselves more and more<br /><span>
Pope St John Paul II</span>
Following the example of the saints, dedicate yourselves more and more
Pope St John Paul II
Following the example of the saints, dedicate yourselves more and more<br /><span>
Pope St John Paul II</span>
Following the example of the saints, dedicate yourselves more and more
Pope St John Paul II

Our Saints

Carmel has a rich heritage of saints who have been drawn into the desert to seek God alone. Each one brings a different light to our search for God and God’s search for us. Among our Carmelite saints are three Doctors of the Church.

St Teresa
of Jesus

Prayer is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends

St John
of the Cross

God himself is mine and for me, because Christ is mine and all for me

St Thérèse
of the Child Jesus

 O Jesus, my Love...at last I have found it. My vocation is Love

St Teresa of Jesus

Prayer is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends

St John of the Cross

God himself is mine and for me, because Christ is mine and all for me

St Thérèse of the Child Jesus

 O Jesus, my Love...at last I have found it. My vocation is Love

St Teresa
of Jesus

Prayer is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends

St John
of the Cross

God himself is mine and for me, because Christ is mine and all for me

St Thérèse
of the Child Jesus

 O Jesus, my Love...at last I have found it. My vocation is Love

St Elizabeth
of the Trinity

May I be for him a new humanity in which he can renew all his mystery

St Teresa Benedicta
of the Cross

The love of the cross in no way contradicts being a joyful child of God

Other Carmelite
Saints

May...the prayers of all the saints of Carmel help us

St Elizabeth of the Trinity

May I be for him a new humanity in which he can renew all his mystery

St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

The love of the cross in no way contradicts being a joyful child of God

Other Carmelite Saints

May...the prayers of all the saints of Carmel help us

St Elizabeth
of the Trinity

May I be for him a new humanity in which he can renew all his mystery

St Teresa
Benedicta
of the Cross

The love of the cross in no way contradicts being a joyful child of God

Other
Carmelite
Saints

May...the prayers of all the saints of Carmel help us

Foundation Figures

There are other key figures who were not themselves Carmelites, but who play an important role in our spirituality. St Elijah, to whom the earliest Carmelites looked as an example; Our Lady of Mount Carmel under whose protection we live and St Albert of Jerusalem, the writer of our Rule.

The Prophet
Elijah

With zeal I have been zealous for the Lord, the God of Hosts

Our Lady
of Mount Carmel

May she obtain for you the graces you need in your holy, laborious ascent

St Albert
of Jerusalem

Live a life of allegiance to Jesus Christ 

The Prophet Elijah

With zeal I have been zealous for the Lord, the God of Hosts

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

May she obtain for you the graces you need in your holy, laborious ascent

St Albert of Jerusalem

Live a life of allegiance to Jesus Christ 

The Prophet
Elijah

With zeal I have been zealous for the Lord, the God of Hosts

Our Lady
of Mount Carmel

May she obtain for you the graces you need in your holy, laborious ascent

St Albert
of Jerusalem

Live a life of allegiance to Jesus Christ 

Desiring to live faithfully
with the Blessed Virgin Mary, a life of allegiance to Jesus Christ<br /><span>
from the formula for Profession</span>
Desiring to live faithfully with the Blessed Virgin Mary, a life of allegiance to Jesus Christ
from the formula for Profession
Desiring to live faithfully
with the Blessed Virgin Mary, a life of allegiance to Jesus Christ<br /><span>
from the formula for Profession</span>
Desiring to live faithfully with the Blessed Virgin Mary, a life of allegiance to Jesus Christ
from the formula for Profession
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