July 16 - Our Lady of Carmel


Carmel means the garden of God and makes reference to the mountain between Galilee and Samaria where the hermits, which later gave way to the Carmelite, were established. The devotion has it origin in the Carmelite monasteries of Mount Carmel. Our Lady of Carmel is the patroness of sailors and Chile.

St. Anthony Claret founded the Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary on the feast day of Our Lady of Carmel.


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