Central West Florida Region Lay Carmelites


“The Carmelites of the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary , in allegiance to Jesus Christ, live in a prophetic and contemplative stance of prayer, common life, and service. Inspired by Elijah and Mary and informed by the Carmelite Rule, we give witness to an eight-hundred year old tradition of spiritual transformation in the United States, Canada, Peru, Mexico, and El Salvador.”

To find out more email us at LayCarmelitesFL@runbox.com

About the Call to Carmel


You may be called to Carmel if…


Carmel: [ KAR-muhl ]  noun
1. Mount, a mountain range in NW Israel, near the Mediterranean coast.
2 a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “garden.”