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  Welcome to the Irish Province of the Order of Carmelites
You can meet an Irish Carmelite giving a retreat or conference; he may be teaching in a school or university or seminary; some are engaged in general pastoral work, involved with young and old people; others are caring for the sick and needy in Dublin’s hospitals.
Carmelites see him today as a model for the task of witnessing to the presence of God in the world.
Carmelites at the U.N. The Carmelite N.G.O. is a project of the members of the Carmelite Family around the world.
carmelites.ie /Whoarecarms/whoarecarms.htm   (2419 words)

  
  Carmelites - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carmelite tradition traces the origin of the Order to a community of hermits on Mount Carmel that succeeded the schools of the prophets in ancient Israel, although there are no certain records of monks on this mountain before the ninth decade of the twelfth century.
In 1593 the Discalced Carmelites had their own general, and by 1600 they were so numerous that it became necessary to divide them into the two congregations of Spain and of Italy, or St. Elise, the latter including all provinces except Spain.
The peril was averted, however, and in 1696 a decree of Rocaberti, archbishop of Valencia and inquisitor-general of the holy office, forbade all further controversies between the Carmelites and Jesuits.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carmelites   (2044 words)

  
 CARMELITES - LoveToKnow Article on CARMELITES   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The historical origin of the Carmelites must be placed at the middle of the 12th century, when a crusader from Calabria, named Berthold, and ten companions established themselves as hermits near the cave of Elias on Mount Carmel.
Carmelites.) There were no Carmeite nunneries in England, and indeed until the middle of the I5th century there were no nuns at all anywhere in the order.
After nearly thirty years passed in a Carmelite convent in Avila under the mitigated rule of 1431, she founded in the same city a small convent wherein a rule stricter than that of 1247 was to be observed.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CA/CARMELITES.htm   (1105 words)

  
 Dialogues of the Carmelites - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dialogues of the Carmelites (in French, Dialogues des Carmélites, Opéra en trois actes et douze tableaux) is an opera by Francis Poulenc.
The Mother Superior informs her that the Carmelite order is not a refuge: it is the duty of the nuns to guard the Order, not the other way around.
Blanche refuses, saying that she has found happiness in the Carmelite order, but later admits to Mother Marie that it is fear (or the fear of fear itself, as the Chevalier expresses it) that keeps her from leaving.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dialogues_of_the_Carmelites   (984 words)

  
 Carmelites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carmelites spend much of their time in solitary meditative prayer in their cell, coming together for meals but maintaining lengthy periods of silence.
The scapular is a brown piece of clothing worn by monks and is often taken as a symbol of the austere and self-sacrificial character of the monastic vocation.
In the case of the Carmelites the scapular symbolises the special dedication of the Carmelites to Mary, the Mother of God.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/christ/west/carmel.html   (347 words)

  
 The Spirituality of the Carmelites of the Ancient Observance: A summary of the lectures given by Blessed Titus Brandsma ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Carmelite Churches, the scene of Elijah in the desert represented in painting or sculpture is traditional.
By the formulas in which it is expressed in the rule, Carmelite spirituality preserves the echo of the chivalric ideal of the crusaders who established it, almost in the same way in which the Exercises of Saint Ignatius retain in their wording something of the military ideal of the Knights of Pamplona.
The great diffusion of the Institutio, which was regarded as the manual of Carmelite spiritual life, proves that at the outset of the 14th century at least, the Carmelites considered their religious life as a constant practice of virtue and a preparation for the mystical graces which are its crown.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/stt57003.htm   (5924 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Carmelite Order
Hence the Carmelite historians neglected almost completely the history of their own times, spending all their energy on controversial writings, as is evident in the works of John Baconthorpe, John of Chimeneto, John of Hildesheim, Bernard Olerius, and many others.
The Calced Carmelites still adhere to the liturgy of the church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem, a Gallo-Roman Rite, practically identical with that of Paris in the middle of the twelfth century.
The French Carmelite nuns were placed (with few exceptions) under the government of the Oratorians, the Jesuits, and secular priests, without any official connection either with the Spanish or the Italian congregation of Discalced Carmelites, forming a congregation apart from the rest of the order.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03354a.htm   (17684 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Carmelites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carmelites (in Latin Ordo fratrum Beatæ Virginis Mariæ de monte Carmelo) is the name of a Roman Catholic order founded in the 12th century by a certain Berthold (d.
Henceforth there were four Carmelite generals: the general of the Observantines, of the independent congregation of Mantua, and of the two congregations of the Diacalced Carmelites.
At the present time there are five provinces of Calced or Old Order Carmelites (Rome, Malta, Iceland, England, and Galicia) and eight of Discalced (Rome, Genoa, Lombardy, Venice, Tuscany, Piedmont, Aquitaine, and Avignon), in addition to a number of isolated cloisters and priories of both Calced and Discalced Carmelites in various countries.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Carmelite   (1046 words)

  
 Society of the Little Flower - Order of Carmelites
Carmelites are rooted in the Incarnation and therefore believe that everything is holy.
The Carmelite motto is the cry of Elijah: "I am filled with a jealous zeal for God." The fire of God's love is to be re-ignited among God's people and their passion renewed.
Carmelites are flexible and adapt to the various needs of the pilgrim Church as she journeys through time.
www.littleflower.org /learn/carmelitehistory.asp   (821 words)

  
 Welcome to the Irish Province of the Order of Carmelites
The Irish Province of the Order of Carmelites has been present in Ireland since the second half of the thirteenth century and continues to live out its triple charism of contemplative fraternity in the midst of the people.
The Carmelites are a religious order committed to the care and needs of the Church in all five continents of the world.
Carmelites have been present in Zimbabwe since 1946.
www.carmelites.ie   (355 words)

  
 Oklahoma History - Establishment of the Order of Discalced Carmelites in Oklahoma
The Carmelites, also driven from Mexico by the revolution, were in a unique position--by virtue of their experience and their linguistic and cultural background--to minister to the spiritual needs of the Mexicans for whom the Oklahoma Catholic clergy were insufficiently equipped to care.
While the Carmelites' work with the Mexicans in Oklahoma was increasingly centered on the Oklahoma City area, their missionary activities outside the state capital persisted.
While this chapter of the Carmelites' work is outside the scope of this paper, their efforts to serve the burgeoning number of Mexicans and Mexican Americans in Texas merely reflects the dedication and energy they had amply demonstrated during their first fifteen years in Oklahoma.
www.oksister.com /oklahoma_history.htm   (4625 words)

  
 The Carmelites
Carmelites seek to walk in the light of Christ and to help those whom god sends into their lives to see that same light.
The Carmelite rule already encouraged an apostolic poverty that forbid the hermitage to possess "places or possessions, that is, houses or revenues." Thus, the common monastic practice of possessing much income-producing land and property was forbidden by their rule.
Carmelite eremitism integrates the written formality of an approved rule of the church with the loose-knit informality of the Oriental, eremitical colony.
www.helpfellowship.org /carmelites.htm   (4304 words)

  
 OCDS Rule   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is the mission of the Secular Carmelites, called as they are to a life both contemplative and apostolic, to carry into the world the distinctive witness of Carmel: "The Lord of Hosts lives, before whom I stand" (3 Kings 17,1).
The Secular Order forms an integral part of the Carmelite family; its members are therefore sons and daughters of the Order, and share in fraternal communion, though in a state of life essentially different from that of religious, its same vocation of holiness and is mission in the Church.
The Secular Carmelites should share the sufferings of their fellow members, especially those who are in greater need, and should offer suffrages for those who are dead, in accordance with local Statutes.
www.geocities.com /korvesem/carmel/rule.html   (3207 words)

  
 Rule of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites
It is the mission of the Secular Carmelites, called as they are to a life both contemplative and apostolic, to carry into the world the distinctive witness of Carmel: "The Lord of Hosts lives, before whom I stand" 1 Kings 17,1.
The Secular Carmelites are therefore bound to the fervent practice of fraternal charity and must take their share of apostolic responsibility in the Church in the world.
The Secular Carmelites should cultivate fraternal relations with the other members of their religious family, and bear in mind that, under the influence of the Holy Spirit, their fidelity to their vocation contributes to the growth of each of them.
www.ourgardenofcarmel.org /ocdsrule.html   (3216 words)

  
 Carmelites. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Their reformed branch is the Discalced (or Barefoot) Carmelites; it is now more numerous than the Carmelites of the Old Observance.
The Discalced Carmelites cultivate the contemplative life in all aspects, and they have produced many works on mystical theology.
Theresa (of Lisieux) is a well-known Discalced Carmelite of the 19th cent.
www.bartleby.com /65/ca/Carmelit.html   (256 words)

  
 The Carmelites
Carmelite Nuns of Hudson, WI Carmel of Our Lady of Grace of Christoval, TX Carmel of Mary of Wahpeton, ND Hermits of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel of Christoval, TX Hermits of Our Lady of Mount Carmel of Chester, NJ The Carmelite Institute - (Washington, D.C.)
Whitefriars Hall, Washington, DC Carmelites - Keystone, CO Discalced
This Carmelite Web Ring site owned by The Carmelite Vocation Program.
www.carmelites.org   (110 words)

  
 CARMELITES - Online Information article about CARMELITES
Christian era and was nothing else than a Jewish Carmelite order, to which belonged the Sons of the Prophets and the See also:
government were also organized on the same lines, and the Carmelites were turned into mendicants and became one of the four great orders of Mendicant Friars, in England distinguished as the " White Friars " from the white mantle worn over the dark brown habit.
"Carmelites.") There were no Carmelite nunneries in England, and indeed until the middle of the 15th century there were no nuns at all anywhere in the order.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CAR_CAU/CARMELITES.html   (1564 words)

  
 A Veiled Secret   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The only reason he did not join the novitiate in Czerna, Poland was because the Carmelites were not accepting novices because of the war.
The Carmelites are the only religious Order founded in the East that has settled in the West.
He visited Carmelites convents and Churches all over the world (among them Lisieux) and managed to have a Discalced Carmelite community in the Vatican grounds.
www.odyssey.on.ca /~paul.buis/frpius/carm00.html   (653 words)

  
 The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Vol. II: Basilica - Chambers (carmelites)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carmelites (Ordo fratrum Beatæ Virginis Mariæ de monte Carmelo) is the name of a Roman Catholic order founded in the twelfth century by a certain Berthold (d.
Soreth, who was then general, and had already established the order of Carmelite nuns in 1452, accordingly sought to restore the primitive asceticism, but died of poison at Nantes in 1471.
At the present time there are five provinces of Calced Carmelites (Rome, Malta, Iceland, England, and Galicia) and eight of Discalced (Rome, Genoa, Lombardy, Venice, Tuscany, Piedmont, Aquitaine, and Avignon), in addition to a number of isolated cloisters and priories of both Calced and Discalced Carmelites in various countries.
www.ccel.org /ccel/schaff/encyc02.carmelites.html   (1120 words)

  
 Secular Carmelite Information
In 1562, however, a Spanish Carmelite nun, St. Teresa of Avila-later assisted by another great Carmelite, St. John of the Cross-established what was to become a completely new branch of the Carmelite Order, the Discalced Carmelites.
Secular members usually belong to a group, a local community of Secular Carmelites, but where such an arrangement is not feasible, it is possible to become an "isolated" member of the Secular Order without belonging to a particular group.
It is the mission of the Secular Carmelites, called as they are to a life both contemplative and apostolic, to carry into the world the distinctive witness of Carmel: "The Lord of Hosts lives, before whom I stand".
www.helpfellowship.org /secular_carmelite_info.htm   (2209 words)

  
 St. Louis Missouri - Order of Discalced Carmelites Secular   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Father John Michael entered the Carmelite novitiate of Marylake in 1963 and was professed in 1964 on the feast of St. Elijah.
Elizabeth will give a talk entitled: "Carmelite Spirituality in the Workplace" She is a member of the Austin TX OCDS community.
Kevin Culligan is a psychologist, a member of the Carmelite Forum and former chair of the Institute of Carmelite Studies.
www.stl-ocds.org /speakers.html   (912 words)

  
 carmfaq
Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm) and others are much broader in their mandate (e.g.
So, the Carmelite lives centered on Christ, under the Queenship of Mary, inspired by and with the zeal of Elijah and Elisha.
Her spiritual advisor was another Spaniard, St. John of the Cross, and he later led the reform of the men's branch.
www.catholic-church.org /martyrum_nostrum/carmfaq.htm   (2159 words)

  
 Carmelites on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CARMELITES [Carmelites], Roman Catholic order of mendicant friars.
They were revived by St. Theresa (of Ávila) and St. John of the Cross in 16th-century Spain.
Saint Teresa was renowned for her mystical visions and was the author of many influential spiritual writings.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Carmelit.asp   (847 words)

  
 OCDS Austin Homepage
We are under the guidance of the Discalced Carmelite Friars, Oklahoma Province.
Carmelite Identity and the Rule of St Albert by Elizabeth M Korves OCDS
Carmelite Spirituality and the Workplace by Elizabeth M Korves OCDS
www.geocities.com /korvesem/carmel/carmel.html   (316 words)

  
 Dialogues of the Carmelites - Francis Poulenc   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dialogues of the Carmelites, overcoming fear is the hurdle a young woman named Blanche de la Force must face in order to master her life.
In this three-act, 12-scene through-composed opera, Poulenc follows this high-strung, aristocratic woman into a nunnery where she seeks refuge against fear that was viscerally transferred to her from her mother whose carriage was attacked by an angry mob.
When the revolutionary officials tell the Carmelite Sisters that they must disband, Mother Marie (mezzo-soprano Kathryn Honan-Carter), who is acting in the absence of the new Prioress, proposes that they take a vow of martyrdom but based only on a unanimous vote.
www.culturevulture.net /Opera2/Dialogue.htm   (777 words)

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