Carmelite Web Resources

The members of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites are faithful members of the Church, called to live "in allegiance to Jesus Christ" through "friendship with the One we know loves us" and in service to the Church. Under the protection of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, in the biblical tradition of the prophet Elijah and inspired by the teachings of St Teresa of Jesus and St John of the Cross, they seek to deepen their Christian commitment received in baptism.

Washington Province

Constitutions of Discalced Carmelite Secular Order

This is the text of the Constitutions approved by the General Definitory in March 2003 and presented to the General Chapter in Avila. This text was approved by the Holy See on June 16, 2003. Amendments III-B Fraternal Communion, 31a and 58j concerning St. Joseph were approved by the Holy See on January 7, 2014.

Georgetown Link

Ordinis Carmelitarum Discalceatorum Sacularis
OCDS Provincial Statutes

Washington Province of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

This is the text of the Statutes definitively approved by the General Definitory on June 8, 2015

VIDEOS (Seminars, retreats and interviews) 

Carmelite Spirituality (Boston College Continuing Education; 10 videos)


Teresa of Jesus, Carmelite; Keith Egan, TOC:


Walking the Little Way of St. Thérèse, Brother Joseph Schmidt, FSC:

Part 1: 

Part 2: 

St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Sunday Night Prime; Fr. Andrew Small:


Everything is Grace, Brother Joseph Schmidt, FSC:

2015 Carmelite Symposium Videos: Teresa 5th Centenary

2017 Carmelite Symposium Videos: Pope Francis Points the Way to Carmel


Carmelite Conversations, Radio Maria:


Nada Te Turbe: A Virtual Choir of Carmelites


Salve Regina: A Virtual Choir of Carmelites


Story of a Soul:


The Life of St. Teresa:

Contemplation; Fr. Thomas Dubay, S.M. (several videos):


Windows on Grace; Fr. Aloysius Deeney, OCD (6 parts):



Carmelite Institute of North America

Carmelite Order Timeline (with descriptive links/images)


Divini Amoris Scientia (Papal Decree: St. Therese Declared a Doctor of the Church)


A Cathedral in Print

From Bishop Robert Barron, the Church Fathers, and many of the greatest saints, mystics, and scholars throughout Christian history, The Word on Fire Bible illuminates the biblical text in light of the great tradition.

World on Fire - Information and Orders

Bible Unboxing on YouTube:

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)


​Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

Community Hall

1704 Old Eastern Ave.

Essex, MD  21221

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