Our Region & Province

Lay Communities in Our Region

Spring Hill – Immaculate Mary Queen of the Divine Will Community #1044
Meetings are the fourth Saturday of the month at St. Theresa Catholic Church
1107 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL 34606
Community Email: laycarmelites.springhill.fl@gmail.com

St. Petersburg – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Community #1048
Meetings are the second Saturdays of the month at St. Matthew Catholic Church
9111 90th Ave. Largo, FL 33777
Community Email:

Tampa – Saint Edith Stein Community #10410
Meetings are the third Saturday of the month at Christ the King
821 South Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33609
Community Email: TampaLayCarmelites@runbox.com

Tarpon Springs – Our Lady Queen of Carmel Community #1043
Meetings are the first Saturday of the month at St Ignatius of Antioch
715 East Orange St, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-4208
Community Email: OurLadyQueenofCarmelInfo@runbox.com

CW Florida Region Lay Carmelite Coordinators
Regional Coordinator:  Paula Criqui, T.O.C.
Regional Formation Coordinator:  Pat Mermelstein, T.O.C.

Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary

We are a part of the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, one of two Provinces in North America. Our sister Province is the Province of St. Elias.

Visit the Province’s Facebook Page for Lectio Divina Posts and inspirational Carmelite Memes.

Visit our provincial Lay Carmelite Office pages often for News and Events as well as for the Scapular Shop, a list of communities and Lay Carmelite FAQ.

This is the mission statement for our province:

“The Carmelites of the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary (PCM), 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.”