Community Roster

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and St. Teresa of Avila Secular Carmelite Community  

1704 Old Eastern Avenue

Essex Maryland 21221


Spiritual Director:  Emmanuel P. Betasso, OCD

Discalced Carmelite Friars

2131 Lincoln Road NE

Washington, DC 20002-1101

Active Roster


Besel    Patrick Rev.      01/2018 Aspirant
Betts    Soone               11/19/2017 Aspirant
Russ    Linda                 11/19/2017 Aspirant

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

Community Hall

1704 Old Eastern Ave.

Essex, MD  21221

Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Teresa of Jesus

We are to ponder the law of the Lord, by day and by night,  in silence and in solitude, so that the word of God may dwell abundantly in the hearts and on the lips of those who profess it.


(Carmelite Constitutions)