Carmelite

Carmel is a worldwide Christian religious family that first came to Britain in 1242 and is alive and active today with over forty communities of friars, religious sisters, and lay Carmelites in England, Scotland, and Wales. On this site, you will find books, prayer cards, medals and much more. Carmelites seek to be contemplatives, friends with God, who form praying communities at the service of all God's people. 

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Regula Ordinis Fratrum

Regula Ordinis Fratrum Beatissimae Virginis Mariae De Monte Carmelo.

The Earth's Soliloquy

By Doreen Seconde'. Second hand paperback in very good condition.

A Portrait of Teresa of Avila from Her Letters (Carmelite Biographies)

Saint Teresa of Avila continues to fascinate and inspire people around the world, even 500 years after her birth. The books of this Spanish Carmelite nun are widely acknowledged as classics of the Christian mystical tradition.

Biographical Register of Carmelites in England and Wales 1240 - 1540

Writing in 1536, at the start of the English Reformation, the former Carmelite friar John Bale spoke admiringly of the early members of that religious order: 'The sons of Elijah were poor hermits of small repute among men, humble, retiring...They were endowed with the Holy Spirit of fervent devotion, occupied in contemplation of God... from among them came many who were wise and learned men'. Bale went on to accuse his contemporary Carmelites of declining zeal: 'They came to the notice of princes, put on airs and graces...rewarded with honors and titles, enriched with gifts... ambitious, proud and acquisitive'.