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…


“The call to Carmel, a call to seek God’s will in the ordinary circumstances of everyday life, roots Lay Carmelites in a love of those with whom they live and work, in the search for God’s presence in all circumstances, and in solidarity with God’s people everywhere.” –Provincial Statues I.1.1