Home / News (page 2)


New St. Albert’s Priory to Begin Construction

Middletown, NY, This morning at 11:30 August 30, 2019, Father Francis Amodio, O.Carm., Prior of St. Albert’s, as well as the Prior Provincial, Father Mario Esposito, O.Carm. and members of the Provincial Council, the St. Albert’s Priory community, Carmelite Novices and various members of the National Shrine and Provincial Offices …

Read More »

Solemn Profession of Vows

Today 26 August, 2019 we celebrate with Br. Mikhail (from Trinidad) and Br. Paul (from the USA) as they professed Solemn Vows in Middletown, NY. Solemn Vows are a lifelong commitment that a Carmelite makes to live as a member of our religious order.

Read More »

Carmelite Studies Program

Each August and January, the Provinces of St. Elias and the Most Pure of Heart of Mary sponsor a Carmelite Studies Program at Whitefriars Hall in Washington, D.C. This past week, about forty professed students, novices, interns and pre-novices – along with their formators, joined together to study the Rule …

Read More »

Profession of Vows 2019

On Monday, June 10th at 11 AM in the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, New York. ten novices from the two American Provinces – St. Elias and the Most Pure Heart of Mary, pronounced their simple vows of obedience, poverty and chastity for three years. …

Read More »

Reception of Novices

On Pentecost Sunday evening, June 9th, in the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, the Province of St. Elias and the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary welcomed nine new novices into their formation program. The ceremony took place during Evening Prayer, and the …

Read More »