Hermits of the Blessed Virgin Mary 

of Mount Carmel  


As the Lord of hosts lives, whom I serve..."        1 Kings 18:15


Feast of the Exaltation
of the Holy Cross

September 14, 2017

"You are to observe the fast every day except Sundays
from the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
until Easter Sunday, unless sickness or bodily weakness
or some other worthy reason suggest the fast be broken,
for necessity has no law."
from the Carmelite Rule


Reliquary of the True Cross Fr. Prior adores the True Cross
Fr. Prior blesses each Brother with the Cross  
The Brothers kiss the Cross Blessing with the Cross





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